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Maria Melita (Constantine) Vassiliadi[1]

Female 1896 - 1982  (86 years)


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  • Name Maria Melita (Constantine) Vassiliadi 
    Nickname Mary 
    Born 21 Mar 1896  London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 16 May 1896  St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • God-parents: Maria Sechiari. [2]
    Gender Female 
    Died 23 Oct 1982  Gloucestershire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • The death of Melita Mary Rodocanachi, 86, b. 21 Mar 1896, was registered Dec 1982, Shipston on Stour, Gloucestershire, v. 31, p. 0357.
    Notes 
    • Residence: 1918, 64 Westbourne Terrace, Bayswater, London, England
    • Yvonne Sugdury says Melita had a share in a Meissen dinner service which was brought from Chios and that she and her sister Nadine lived in Constantinople as young girls and danced with Albert de Ruelle (of Aix), friends of Arnette and Albane Martin (Christopher Long).
    • "... The Rodocanachi girls' mother [Maria] was a strikingly handsome woman and their grandmother old Mrs Vassiliadi [Fanny]... was always dressed in black as you say they all were and wore a widow's veil and diamonds..."
    • Mary Melita Rodocanachi [11 Westbourne Street] appears on the 1926, 1927, 1929, 1932, 1933, 1935, 1936; [15 Connaught Square] 1938 UK electoral register, Paddington parliamentary division, Westminster county/borough; 1928 Paddington and Poplar/Westminster; [18 Princess Court, Bryanston Place] 1945 St Marylebone/Tower Hamlets; 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1952, [flat 33 Montagu Square 27/29 Montagu Square] 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961 St Marylebone/Westminster.
    • 1911 England census for 64 Westbourne Terrace, Hyde Park, Paddington, London W, household headed by Constantine Vassiliadi, 45, married 16 years, 2 children born, both living, b. Turkey, Italian; merchant banker; wife Fannie, 37; daughters Melita, 15; Nadine, 13, all b. Paddington, London; sister Phrollo, 39, single, b. Turkey, Italian; 7 servants
    • Katherine Daphne Waite, 33 Montagu Sq., London W.1., daughter Nicola Windsor Waite, 7, b. 31 Dec 1951 [an error] and Mary Melita Rodocanachi, b. 21 Mar 1896, same address, arrived Southampton, England from Durban, South Africa, 13 Feb 1959 aboard the Pendennis Castle.
    Person ID I1339  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 18 Dec 2018 

    Father Constantine (Manoli) Vassiliadi,   b. 15 Apr 1865, Mega Revma, Constantinople/Istanbul Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1932, 64 Westbourne Terrace, Bayswater, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Fanny (Michael) Mavrogordato,   b. 03 Oct 1873, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1957, 'Picket Post,' Bray on Thames, Berkshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 20 Sep 1894  St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Marriage Witnesses: P. A. Mavrogordato, P. Rodocanachi and E. Vassiliades; Dionysios Plaisas presiding; entry 191. [4]
    • Marriage notice appeared in The Times (London) Sep 1894.
    Family ID F568  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Paul Harold (Pandia) Rodocanachi,   b. 12 Nov 1893, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Feb 1968, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 11 Apr 1918  St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Marriage Witnesses: P. Gylitou and John M. Zarifi. (Catsiyannis says that Virginia Schilizzi, Paul's grandmother, was a witness); Ceremony performed by the Great Archimandrite Dr. Pagonis, assisted by the Rev. Archimandrite Moschovakis; entry 349. [5]
    • Marriage notice appeared in The Times (London) 13 Apr 1918.
    Children 
    +1. Catherine Daphne (Paul) Rodocanachi,   b. 17 May 1920, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 2011, Kingham, Oxfordshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    +2. Myrtle Fay (Paul) Rodocanachi
    Last Modified 14 Dec 2010 
    Family ID F569  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 Mar 1896 - London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 16 May 1896 - St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Apr 1918 - St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Oct 1982 - Gloucestershire, England UK Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    64 Westbourne Terrace, Bayswater, London, England
    64 Westbourne Terrace, Bayswater, London, England
    Constantine and Fanny Vassiliadi lived at 64 Westbourne Terrace, which was next door to her parents, in 1918-31; photo 2009.
    11 Westbourne Street, London, England
    Paul and Maria Rodocanachi lived at 11 Westbourne Street, London W2, where their daughter Myrtle Fay was born in 1929; photo 2009. (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    13-11-9 Westbourne Terrace, Bayswater, London, England
    detail (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    15 Connaught Square, London, England
    photo 2009; Harold and Maria Rodocanachi were living at this Westminster address in 1939 with their daughters. (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    15 Connaught Square, London, England
    detail (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)

    Documents
    Mary Melita Rodocanachi 1982 UK probate
    Mary Melita Rodocanachi 1982 UK probate

  • Sources 
    1. [S119] 1911 England Census.

    2. [S68] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 12, Jan 1977.
      Records of Baptisms from the Church of St. Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater

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

    4. [S68] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 12, Jul 1983.
      Marriages Celebrated at the Holy Wisdom (Saint Sophia) in Moscow Road, Bayswater [London]

    5. [S68] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 12, Oct 1983.
      Marriages Celebrated at the Holy Wisdom (Saint Sophia) in Moscow Road, Bayswater [London]


  

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