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Hi again.

To help us on our quest in Cyprus we would like to track relatives on my OH's side of the family. Unfortunately, in the UK he has a very unique surname, and as him and our son are the only title holders, theres not a lot to go on here...google only throws up what we already know.....about him!

Are there any registry offices in Cyprus we can can ring, that might be able to help track down lost relatives, if any?
As his parents passed away some years ago, and he doesn't know whos left over there on his fathers side, its proving a little difficult.

Any help would be appreciated, thanks in advance.
 

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Have you tried googling his last name with the town his family is from? I used to have a link to some site that had genealogy stuff for Cyprus but I can't find it now.
It will be harder if his family was from the occupied Cyprus as those towns dispersed through out the rest of the island.
What's his last name?
 

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Yeah tried all the usual google tricks but get three pages of him and other bits and bobs. The only thing that comes up with anything else to do with the family name is some link to families of Ashia......? and that really bears no relevance at all tbh, the names in that branch must be very distant!! And a teenage lass with the same surname on Facebook, and hes no idea who she is :confused2:

His family did come from the North side, both parents, but as one branch is pretty distant these days, they aren't likely to know much at all of the other.

Trying to do this ourselves has hit a dead end, which is why I thought maybe there may have been some sort of registry office or another.

I'll PM his family name if it helps? The side we want to find originated from Kato Zodheia.
 

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If you know the village they originated from your best bet is to go to the village in question or the surrounding villages with a greek speaking person, find the oldest granny sitting on a chair outside and start a conversation, you'll be amazed what you'll learn.
 

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Try cyta white pages and lemessos

Bingo.... the others are on Facebook believe it or not!

Must be quite a rare name then, being of one to choose from!

Many thanks for that :D
Managed to contact the aunt off the other side of the family, but the line was so bad it was like daleks speaking on echo :rolleyes: Shes over here in July, so maybe we might get somewhere............or not, families nowt as queer :(


ZIN....I do believe you are right! However it won't be until October that we can get chance to go to speak to the oldest bird in the village, and theres limited info.


hmmmm so....I wonder if the only name in the white pages speaks English in the meantime? :confused2:
Many many thanks xx
 

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Bingo.... the others are on Facebook believe it or not!

Must be quite a rare name then, being of one to choose from!

Many thanks for that :D
Managed to contact the aunt off the other side of the family, but the line was so bad it was like daleks speaking on echo :rolleyes: Shes over here in July, so maybe we might get somewhere............or not, families nowt as queer :(


ZIN....I do believe you are right! However it won't be until October that we can get chance to go to speak to the oldest bird in the village, and theres limited info.


hmmmm so....I wonder if the only name in the white pages speaks English in the meantime? :confused2:
Many many thanks xx
I thought I saw 3 or 4 in the phone book?
 
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