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John (Theodore) Rodocanachi[1]

Male 1833 - 1900  (67 years)


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  • Name John (Theodore) Rodocanachi 
    Born 06 Apr 1833  Syros, Cyclades Islands, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Argenti says 16 Apr 1834. His tomb says 6 Apr 1833, but this is too close to the Oct birth of his sister Julia, as is this date. It is possible that the birth date for Julia is incorrect.
    Christened 26 Apr 1833  The Orthodox Church of Christ's Transfiguration (Metamorphosis), Ermoupoli, Syros, Cyclades Islands, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Baptism registered on Syros [2]
    Gender Male 
    Died 06 May 1900  58 Lansdowne Rd, West Didsbury, Lancs, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Effects valued at £28151 15s, administered at London 29 May 1900 by widow, Theodore John Rodocanachi, merchant, and Ambrose John Rodocanachi, surgeon [sons]. [3]
    Buried 10 May 1900  Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • register entry A27583; 'removed from Manchester'
    • Ant Pavaschis presiding [4]
    • burial plot 22607, sq. 28, Greek plan 9, reg. pg. 12302, no. 27583 [5]
    Notes 
    • Occupation: Merchant.
    • His portrait appears in T. Catsiyannis, Pandias Stephen Rallis 1793-1865.
    • John T. Rodocanachi is listed as a contributor toward the building of the Church of Aghia Sophia, London, January 1881.
    • Residence: 199 Gloucester Terrace, Hyde Park, Middlesex, London, England.
    • He was in a partnership that George Demetrius Vouro and Anthony Theodore Rodocanachi quit, effective 1 Dec 1873; it also included Constantine Theodore Rodocanachi; operating at London, Liverpool, and Alexandria, as Rodocanachi Brothers and Company; at London and Liverpool, as Vouro and Rodocanachi; and at Alexandria (London Gazette 13 Jan 1874).
    • John Theodore Rodocanachi, 43 Palmerston Buildings, London; Pandia Rodocanachi, Alexandria; Theodore Rodocanachi, Marseille; and Theodore Paul Rodocanachi, Odessa, all merchants, were investors in the Bank of Alexandria Limited (London Gazette 27 Feb 1873).
    • John T. Rodocanachi was listed as a member of the Baltic Exchange, 1886 (Harlaftis, A History of Greek-owned Shipping, p. 58).
    • The 1891 England Census reports the household living at 64 Gloucester Terrace, Paddington: Fanny Rodocanachi, 46, wife, married, born Constantinople; children Alexandra, 26, nursing student, born Alexandria, Egypt; Theodore J., 18, commission merchant, born Trieste; Hypatia, 18, painting student; Ambrose J, 14 science student; Marie, 8; Jenny, 7, all born Paddington and four domestic servants.
    • 1862: John Theo Rodocanachi worked for Argenti Sechiari according to the Thacker's Directories, Calcutta. [6]
    • He administered the estate of his sister Alexandra.
    • John Rodocanachi [64 Gloucester Terrace] appears on the 1890, 1892, 1893, 1894; [199 Gloucester Terrace] 1895, 1896, 1897, 1898, 1899, 1900 UK electoral register, Paddington South parliamentary division, Westminster county/borough.
    Person ID I1489  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2012 

    Father Theodore (Zannis) Rodocanachi,   b. 1808, Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Feb 1888, Alexandria, Egypt Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Arghyro (Ioannis) Negroponte,   b. 1806, Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1881, Trieste, Italy/Austria Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Family ID F631  Group Sheet

    Family Fanny (Ambrouzis) Mavrogordato,   b. 28 Jun 1844, Constantinople/Istanbul, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1906, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Children 
     1. Arghyro (John) Rodocanachi,   b. 23 Apr 1864, Alexandria, Egypt Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1888, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years)
     2. Alexandra (John) Rodocanachi,   b. 06 Oct 1865, Alexandria, Egypt Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1941, 24 Villiers Street, Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     3. Théodore (John) Rodocanachi,   b. 21 Sep 1870, Trieste, Italy/Austria Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Jan 1912, Ramleh, Alexandria, Egypt Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)
     4. Hypatia (John) Rodocanachi,   b. 25 Nov 1872, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31Jul 1951, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     5. Ambrose (John) Rodocanachi,   b. 10 Apr 1874, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1942, Stalybridge, Cheshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     6. Maria (John) Rodocanachi,   b. 31 Jul 1882, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Mar 1951, Wadebridge, Cornwall, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     7. Zenni (John) Rodocanachi,   b. 24 Oct 1883, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jun 1934, Sainte-Maxime, Alpes-Maritimes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
    Last Modified 25 Oct 2007 
    Family ID F643  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 06 Apr 1833 - Syros, Cyclades Islands, Greece Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 26 Apr 1833 - The Orthodox Church of Christ's Transfiguration (Metamorphosis), Ermoupoli, Syros, Cyclades Islands, Greece Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 06 May 1900 - 58 Lansdowne Rd, West Didsbury, Lancs, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 10 May 1900 - Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England UK Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    John T Rodocanachi
    John T Rodocanachi
    64 Gloucester Terrace, London, England
    64 Gloucester Terrace, London, England
    In 1891 the John T. Rodocanachi family lived at this address in Bayswater; photo 2009.
    64 Gloucester Terrace, London, England
    64 Gloucester Terrace, London, England
    detail
    Tower 42, 25 Old Broad Street, London, England
    Tower 42, 25 Old Broad Street, London, England
    photo on its wiki website, which says that Palmerston House, 51-55 Broad Street, was one of the buildings that used to occupy this plot..."a building that survived from the 19th century, through both world wars. It was named after the Third Viscount Palmerston."
    WWII bomb damaged to Old Broad Street, London, England
    WWII bomb damaged to Old Broad Street, London, England
    "A bomb fell on the vacant site between Palmerston House (no.34) and the Bank of Taiwan (nos.40-41) 3.44pm 15th July 1944," according to the City of London website. Alexander Avierino had had his offices here in 1873.
    WWII bomb damage to Old Broad Street, London, England
    WWII bomb damage to Old Broad Street, London, England
    Palmerston House is on the right.
    58 Lansdowne Rd, West Didsbury, Lancs, England
    58 Lansdowne Rd, West Didsbury, Lancs, England
    photo 2009; John T. Rodocanachi died at this address in 1900;two of his children--Ambrose and Hypatia--lived at 58 Landsdowne Rd (spelling in 1901 census).

    Documents
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Register for plot 22607, sq. 28, Greek plan 9
    John Theodore Rodocanachi 1900 probate
    John Theodore Rodocanachi 1900 probate

    Headstones
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    The John T. Rodocanachi family tomb
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    John T Rodocanachi inscription

  • Sources 
    1. [S5] Pandias Stephen Rallis 1793-1865, Catsiyannis, Timotheos (Bishop of Militoupolis), (London, 1984), Plate XV.

    2. [S25] Greek State Archives (Syros).
      Alphabetical Register of Births/Baptisms in Hermopolis, 1828-1858: 623/26.04.1833/8089

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

    4. [S68] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 12, Oct 1977.
      Records of Burials at West Norwood Cemetery

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

    6. [S45] Ulysses in the Raj, Paul Byron Norris, (BACSA, 1992; ISBN 0907799469), 124.


  

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