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Theodore Michel (Michael) Mavrogordato[1]

Male 1883 - 1941  (58 years)


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  • Name Theodore Michel (Michael) Mavrogordato 
    Born 31 Jul 1883  62 Westbourne Terrace, Bayswater, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Birth notice appeared in The Times (London) 2 Aug 1883, pg. 1.
    Christened 21 Aug 1883  St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • God-parents: Marigo Sechiari (represented by Arghyro G. Argenti). [2]
    Gender Male 
    Died 24 Aug 1941  Dalwhinnie, Limpsfield, Surrey, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Estate valued at £84083 2s 4d, administered 3 Oct 1941 by his brother George Michel Mavrogordato, banker, and Pandia Lambrinudi. [3]
    • Death notice appeared in The Times (London) 26 Aug 1941, pg. 6. "He died in his sleep after returning home from duty with the Home Guard."
    Buried 29 Aug 1941  Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Burial burial plot no. 35594, sq. 28, no. 43 on Greek plan, reg. pg. 18306, no. 7561 [4]
    Notes 
    • His wikipedia page focusing on his tennis career.
    • Residence, London, England: 18 Albion Street; 1926, 1933, 1 Lancaster Gate Terrace, W.2.; 1941, 30 Hyde Park Gardens, Paddington.
    • Occupation: Partner in London merchant bank P. P. Rodocanachi & Co. Ltd. Business address at death: 40-41 Old Broad Street, London.
    • Education: Westminster School. Christ Church, Oxford.
    • Tennis: Winner of the 1911 Mixed Doubles Championship at Wimbledon, England, with his future wife. Davis Cup player for England in 1914 and 1919-20. Jun 1920, Wimbledon loss to Zenzo Shimidzu. Major in the RASC in WWl. Presumably the T. M. Mavrogordato who was the owner of a pre-WWl Rolls-Royce no. 22EB.
    • Casdagli vs. Mavrogordato. In June 1909, his singles career in decline, Xenophon Casdagli defended the All-England Mixed Doubles title at Old Trafford, Manchester, with Miss Maude Garfit. The championship match opponents were Theodore Mavrogordato and Mrs. Armstrong. Casdagli won 12-10; 4-6; 6-4.
    • Director of the All England Club Ground Ltd (Wimbledon).
    • A Theodore Mavrocordato served on a committee in 1935 to investigate the problem of limited space in the West Norwood Cemetery.
    • He was a banker with P.P. Rodocanachi & Co., 40/41 Old Broad Street, EC 2, London. Other partners included George Michel Mavrogordato and Constantin Manoli Vassiliadi (London Gazette 25 Feb 1927, 24 Feb 1928, 26 Feb 1929, 18 Feb 1930, 27 Feb 1931, 26 Feb 1932, 24 Feb 1933, 23 Feb 1934, 22 Feb 1935, 21 Feb 1936, 19 Feb 1937, 18 Feb 1938, 18 Feb 1941).
    • WWI: The Army Service Corps, temporary Captain to be temporary Major, T. M. Mavrogordato, 20 Dec 1915. (London Gazette 4 Jan 1916). [5]
    • He was co-executor of the estate of Constantine Manoli Vassiliadi (London Gazette 3 Jun 1932).
    • Occupation: attorney. "George Michel Mavrogordato and Theodore Michel Mavrogordato, the lawful Attorneys of Lucia Caugi and Emilio Caugi..." (London Gazette 4 Oct 1927).
    • He was a co-executor of the estates of Marigo Argenti (née Maria Mavroyanni) and Marguerite Barnes (London Gazette 29 Apr 1932, 20 Feb 1931).
    • He co-administered the estate of Michel George Mavrogordato.
    • Theodore Michel Mavrogordato [8 Great Winchester Street, abode - 62 Westbourne Terrace] appears on 1918, 1919, 1920, [8 Great Winchester Street, abode - 18 Albion St W2] 1921, 1922, 1923, 1924 [8 Great Winchester Street, abode - 1 Lancaster Gate Terrace W2] 1926, [40/1 Old Broad Street, abode 1 Lancaster Gate Terrace W2] 1927, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933; [40/1 Old Broad Street, abode 30 Hyde Park Gardens W2] 1935 UK electoral register, City of London parliamentary division, City of London county/borough; as Theodore Mavrogordato on two different lists: [64 Gloucester Mews; abode 18 Albion Street W2] 1922, 1923, 1924, [1 Lancaster Gate Terrace] 1926, 1927, 1929, 1932, 1933, [30 Hyde Park Gardens W2] 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938 Paddington/Westminster; 1932, 1933, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939 City of London/City of London; also 1921 Paddington and St Marylebone/Westminster; 1928 Paddington and Poplar/Westminster; 1939 Paddington South/Westminster.
    Person ID I1337  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 12 Aug 2015 

    Father Michael George (Zorzis) Mavrogordato,   b. 02 Sep 1843, Livorno [Leghorn], Italy/Tuscany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Dec 1920, 62 Westbourne Terrace, Bayswater, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Fanny (Theodore) Sechiari,   b. 08 Feb 1854, allées des Capucines 20, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1920, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 06 Jul 1872  Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Wedding witnesses included Etienne Schiari, 62, rentier, allees des Capucines 10; Paul Rodocanachi, 58, merchant, allees des Capucines 53; Michel Rodocanachi, 36, merchant, allees de Meilhan 21; Emmanuel Rodocanachi, 30, merchant, allees des Capucines 13.
    Documents
    Mavrogordato Sechiari 1872 MRS marriage
    Mavrogordato Sechiari 1872 MRS marriage
    Civil registration records, Marseille
    Mavrogordato - Sechiari 1872 marriage
    Mavrogordato - Sechiari 1872 marriage
    Marseille, France
    Family ID F563  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mabel Bramwell (Peter) Squire,   b. 28 Jul 1881, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Sep 1962, Surrey, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 19 Jul 1924  St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Marriage notice appeared in The Times (London) 22 Jul 1924.
    • Witnesses/Sponsors: G.M. Mavrogordato & K. Vasiliades; K. Pagonis presiding; entry 473 [6]
    Last Modified 14 Dec 2010 
    Family ID F579  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 31 Jul 1883 - 62 Westbourne Terrace, Bayswater, London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 21 Aug 1883 - St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Jul 1924 - St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Aug 1941 - Dalwhinnie, Limpsfield, Surrey, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 29 Aug 1941 - Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England UK Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Theodore Michel Mavrogordato
    Theodore Michel Mavrogordato
    60-62 Westbourne Terrace, Bayswater, London, England
    60-62 Westbourne Terrace, Bayswater, London, England
    The Michael G. Mavrogordato family lived at 62 Westbourne Terrace from 1873-1920; photo 2009.
    18 Albion Street, London, England
    18 Albion Street, London, England
    photo 2009; Theodore M Mavrogordato lived at this address.
    18 Albion Street, London, England
    18 Albion Street, London, England
    Plaque indicates this was the earlier home of William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863).
    30 Hyde Park Gardens, London, England
    30 Hyde Park Gardens, London, England
    photo 2009; Theodore M Mavrogordato used this Paddington address in 1941.
    Lancaster Gate, London, England
    Lancaster Gate, London, England
    photo 2009; in 1933 Theodore M Mavrogordato lived at 1 Lancaster Gate Terrace, W.2., a street that does not exist today.
    65 London Wall, E.C.2, London, England
    65 London Wall, E.C.2, London, England
    photo 2009; the offices of P.P. Rodocanachi & Co, bankers, operating in the 1950s.
    42 Old Broad Street, London, England
    42 Old Broad Street, London, England
    photo 2009; London renewed. P.P. Rodocanachi & Co. operated from 40/41 Old Broad Street, EC 2, London (1927-1941).

    Documents
    Theodore Michel Mavrogordato's WWI medal card
    Theodore Michel Mavrogordato's WWI medal card
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Register for plot 14564, mortuary chapel (continuation)
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Register for plot 29183, sq. 28, Greek plan 49-50
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Register for burial plot no. 35594, sq. 28, no. 43 on Greek plan
    Theodore Michel Mavrogordato 1941 Probate
    Theodore Michel Mavrogordato 1941 Probate
    Death of Theodore Michael Mavrogordato
    Death of Theodore Michael Mavrogordato
    Correio Paulistano [Sao Paulo, Brazil], 27 Aug 1941 , p. 8
    Michel George Mavrogordato 1896 UK Naturalization
    Michel George Mavrogordato 1896 UK Naturalization
    Michel George's petition refers to his two sons: George Michel, 19, and Theodore Michel, 12.

    Headstones
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Theodore Michel Mavrogordato (1883-1941) and Jenny (Theodore) Sechiari (1861-1926); photo by Parker Agelasto
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Theodore Michel Mavrogordato & Jenny T. Sechiari

  • Sources 
    1. [S7] Hellenic enclosure of the South Metropolitan (West Norwood) Cemetery, Theodoropoulou-Polychroniadis, Zetta, (Byzantine & Christian Museum, Athens, 2002), 19, 2002.

    2. [S68] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 12, Aug 1976.
      Records of Baptisms from the Church of Our Saviour, 82-84 London Wall, City of London

    3. [S82] UK National Probate Calendar Indexes, 1858-1966, 1973-1995.

    4. [S78] West Norwood Cemetery registers, London, England.

    5. [S73] UK National Archives.
      WO 372/13; WO 339/16552

    6. [S68] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England).
      Marriages Celebrated at the Holy Wisdom (Saint Sophia) in Moscow Road, Bayswater [London]


  

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