Migrants- Petra


Family Name: Pavlidis 
Name: Demosthenes 
Year of Birth:  1933
Father' Name: Georgios (Petra)
Mother's Name:   Despina Boubouglia (Tenedos) 
Siblings:  Efstratios, Maria (Zafiroglou), Ignatios, Apostolos, Foto (Pappou), Pavlos, Apollonas 
Year of Arrival in Australia: 1951
Sponsor: Stavros and Nearhos (Petra)
Married:  Elvira Angeli (Agia Paraskevi)
Children: Ekaterina, Georgios
City of Residence: Sydney, Australia
 Livelihood: Small Business- Fish Shops


Above: The Pavlidis family; with my parents, Georgios and Despina, and all my siblings.

Above Right: My father, Georgios, using his motored machine to grind wheat and make flour.


Above: A portrait.

Above Right: Working in Bill's Cafe in Wellington, New South Wales. I worked there for nine years in the 1950's. L-R: Maria Tragakis, myself, Peter Vrondis (from Eressos) and Efstratios Giannakis (from Agia Paraskevi).


Above: Wellington, New South Wales. Harvesting olives at Vasilios Tragakis' olive groves. L-R: Sarandos Zaloumes, Theo Halbeas and me.