Migrants- Agia Paraskevi


Surname: Alepidou 
Name: Apostolia 
Year of Birth:  1937
Father's Name: Spyridonas (Agia Paraskevi)
Mother's Name:   Mersina Nisiotou (Agia Paraskevi)
Siblings: Sophia, Elli (Papoutsi), Efterpi (Arhondogiorgi)
Year of Arrival in Australia: 1956
Sponsor: Stasa Tsombakou (Agia Paraskevi)
Married: Miltiades Demosthenos (Agia Paraskevi)
Children:  Panagiotis, Efterpi, Spyridonas 
City of Residence: Canberra, Australia
Livelihood: Small Business- Cafes, Food Bars


Above:My family. Standing from left are: myself; my mother, Mersina; my auntie, Marianthi (mum's sister); and my sisters, Sophia and Efterpi. My sister, Elli, was married and living in Athens at the time. The photograph was taken as a last photograph before leaving Greece.
Above Right: Friends and relatives at the panygiri of Agios Haralambos. From left, we are: My sister, Sophia, Evangelia Prodromou, Klio Zarparini, Elvira Makrellou, Stella Makrellou, Stasa Prodromou, Elvira Angeli, Marianthi Makrellou, Irini Mylonas. In the front are: myself and my sister, Efterpi. 


Above: My parents, Mersina and Spyridonas, and my sister, Sophia.

Above Right: With my brother-in-law, Stavros Papoutsis, who escorted me to Piraeus port- when I was leaving for Australia. 


Above: Goulburn. From left, we are: myself-holding my son, Panagiotis, Aliki Hatzistefani, Giorgos and Mary Kalinderidi, Anna, Theodora Zaimi and unknown. In the front are: Theodora, Krystalo and Elli.

Above Right: With my husband, Miltiades (middle) on our way to Greece for holidays.

Above: Holidaying in Greece. From left, we are: myself- with my son, Spyro; my mother, Mersina; my daughter, Efterpi; my sister, Sophia; and my aunt Marianthi.
Above Right: With my husband, Miltiades, and our children, Panagiotis, Efterpi and Spyro.