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Paul Harold (Pandia) Rodocanachi[1]

Male 1893 - 1968  (74 years)


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  • Name Paul Harold (Pandia) Rodocanachi 
    Nickname Harold 
    Born 12 Nov 1893  London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 23 Dec 1893  St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • God-parents: Alexandra Schilizzi. [2]
    Gender Male 
    Died 01 Feb 1968  England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • His estate was handled by Guy Williams & Co., 31 North John Street, Liverpool 2, Solicitors; and Michael Heald and his nephew Cecil Matthew Rodocanachi (London Gazette 12 March 1968).
    • Death notice appeared in The Times (London) 3 Feb 1968. "He died peacefully, in hospital, after a short illness."
    • His estate was valued at 69,777 (duty paid 69,175) (The Times [London] 30 Apr 1968).
    Buried 07 Feb 1968  Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • plot 29183, sq. 28, Greek plan 49-50, reg. pg. 19704, no. 86798 [3]
    Notes 
    • Occupation: Clerk in trade
    • Education: Eton. Exeter College, Oxford.
    • Known as Harold Paul [or maybe Paul Harold] Rodocanachi. In WWI served as Lieutenant in the Royal Field Artillery in France and the Balkans. Temp. Lt. P. H. Rodocanachi relinquishes his commn. on account of ill-health, 19 Jan 1919, and retains the rank of Lt.(London Gazette 17 Jan 1919).
    • Residence, England: 8 Orme Square, Bayswater, London; 1918, 3 Prince's Gate, Kensington, London; 1939, 15 Connaught Square, Westminster, London; 1948, 18 Princess Court, Bryanston Place, London; at DOD "Wincote," 8 Briarfield Road, Heswall, Cheshire.
    • Lt. Paul Harold Rodocanachi (147781) was in the Royal Army Pay Corps (London Gazette 1 Oct 1940). General List Infantry: Lt. & Paymr. P. H. Rodocanachi (147781), from R.A.P.C., to be Lt. i5th Aug. 1942, retaining his present seniority, and relinquishing the appt. of Paymr. (London Gazette 8 Dec 1942). Movement Control Section: Lt. P.H. Rodocanachi (147781) from Gen. List (Inf.) to be Lt. 24 May 1943 retaining his present seniority. (London Gazette 22 Jun 1943).
    • 1901 England census: 34 Pont Street, Chelsea, London household headed by Pandia Rodocanacki, 35, living on own means; wife Alexandra, 31; sons Peter, 10; Harold, 7; Theodore, 3; daughter Jenny, 8; & 9 servants.
    • He co-administered his father's estate.
    • He co-administered the estate of Virginia Schilizzi
    • Harold Rodocanachi [11 Westbourne Street] appears on the 1926, 1927, 1929, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1935, 1936, 1938 UK electoral register, Paddington parliamentary division, Westminster county/borough; 1928 Paddington and Poplar/Westminster; thereafter as Paul Harold Rodocanachi [15 Connaught Square] 1938, 1945, 1946 Paddington/Westminster; 1939 Paddington South/Westminster; as Paul H Rodocanachi [18 Princess Court, Bryanston Place] 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950 St Marylebone/Westminster.
    • 1911 England census for St Mary House, Bradford Abbas, Sherborne, Dorset includes as border with the family headed by Rev. Gordon Bolles Wickham, Paul Harold Rodocanachi, 17, b. London.
    Person ID I1343  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 18 Dec 2018 

    Father Pandia Peter (Peter) Rodocanachi,   b. 03 May 1865, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1936, Toft House, Dunchurch, Warwickshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Alexandra (Paul) Schilizzi,   b. 03 Feb 1870, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Dec 1957, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 12 Oct 1889  St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Marriage notice appeared in The Times (London) 14 Oct 1889.
    • Witnesses/Sponsors: P. Argenti & Marigo Zarifi; Ceremony performed by the Archimandrite Dr. Dionysius Plaisas, assisted by the Rev. Agathangelos Moschovakis; entry 168. [4]
    Family ID F193  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Maria Melita (Constantine) Vassiliadi,   b. 21 Mar 1896, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1982, Gloucestershire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 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 - 12 Nov 1893 - London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 23 Dec 1893 - 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 - 01 Feb 1968 - England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 07 Feb 1968 - Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England UK Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos Paul Rodocanachi with daughter Myrtle Fay
    (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    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.)
    8 Orme Square, London, England
    8 Orme Square, London, England
    photo 2009; Paul P. Rodocanachi lived at this Bayswater address.
    8 Orme Square, London, England
    8 Orme Square, London, England
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    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.)
    1-5 Prince's Gate, London, England
    1-5 Prince's Gate, London, England
    photo 2009; the buildings on the frontage road parallel to Kensington Rd, Knightsbridge, have been rebuilt. As a widow in 1881 Virginia Schilizzi lived at 3 Princes Gate with her daughters Alexandra and Hypatia; Paul J. Schilizzi resided here at his 1879 death; Paul P Rodocanachi used the address in 1918.
    34 Pont Street, Belgrave Square, London, England
    34 Pont Street, Belgrave Square, London, England
    photo 2009; Pandia P and Alexandra Rodocanachi lived at this Belgravia address with their children in 1901.
    Princess Court, Bryanston Place, London, England
    Princess Court, Bryanston Place, London, England
    photo 2009;In 1948 Harold Rodocanachi used the address 18 Princess Court, Bryanston Place.
    Princess Court, Bryanston Place, London, England
    Princess Court, Bryanston Place, London, England
    detail

    Documents
    Paul Harold Rodocanachi WWI medal card
    Paul Harold Rodocanachi WWI medal card
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Register for plot 6415
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Register for plot 29183, sq. 28, Greek plan 49-50

    Headstones
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Peter Pandia and Jenny Rodocanachi and their son Pandia Peter were buried in the double Argenti-Schilizzi plot, according to cemtery records. Their names are not among those inscribed on the tomb, nor those of their grandsons Peter Pandia Rodocanachi and Paul Harold Rodocanachi.

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

    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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