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Zenni (John) Rodocanachi[1]

Female 1883 - 1934  (50 years)


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  • Name Zenni (John) Rodocanachi 
    Nickname Jenny 
    Born 24 Oct 1883  London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 09 Dec 1883  Church of Our Saviour, London Wall, City of London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • God-parents: Alexandra A. Mavrogordato (represented by Maria Paspati). [2]
    Gender Female 
    Died 18 Jun 1934  Sainte-Maxime, Alpes-Maritimes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • She left an estate, administered by her brother Ambrose John, in England valued at £23,465, with net personalty £23,386. £100 went to St. Sophia Cathedral, London and a codicil dated 2 Oct 1932 read: "Seeing my brother and sisters have no direct heirs, express a wish that each of their shares--that is to say, the whole of my property--shall at their decease go to St. Mary's Hospital, Paddington, to found or build a Rodocanachi-Mavrogordato room for impoverished and sick gentlewomen, to perpetruate a name long honoured and respected in the district" 3 Oct 1934, pg. 8.
    • Death notice appeared in The Times (London) 21 Jun 1934.
    • She died of heart failure, after an operation in a clinique at Nice, France.
    Buried 27 Jun 1934  Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • burial plot 22607, sq. 28, Greek plan 9, reg. pg. 17628, no. 70190 [3]
    Notes 
    • The 1901 England census: household at 2 Clarendon Place, London, headed by Fanny Rodocanachi, 56, widow, living on own means, b. Turkey; unmarried daughters Alexandra, 35, b. Alexandria, Egypt; Marie, 18; Jenny, 19, both b. London; & 3 servants.
    • 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.
    • Residence: at DOD 2 Park House, Cambridge Street, Paddington, London.
    • Jenny Rodocanachi [81 Edgware Road] appears on the 1921, 1922, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1931, 1932 UK electoral register, Paddington parliamentary division, Westminster county/borough; 1928 Paddington and Poplar/Westminster.
    Person ID I1530  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 26 Mar 2015 

    Father John (Theodore) Rodocanachi,   b. 06 Apr 1833, Syros, Cyclades Islands, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 May 1900, 58 Lansdowne Rd, West Didsbury, Lancs, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother 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) 
    Family ID F643  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Oct 1883 - London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 09 Dec 1883 - Church of Our Saviour, London Wall, City of London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Jun 1934 - Sainte-Maxime, Alpes-Maritimes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 27 Jun 1934 - Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England UK Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    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
    2 Clarendon Place, London, England
    2 Clarendon Place, London, England
    photo 2009. In 1901, Fanny Rodocanachi lived at this address with her daughters Alexandra, Marie, and Jenny.

    Documents
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Register for plot 22607, sq. 28, Greek plan 9
    Jenny Rodocanachi 1934 probate
    Jenny Rodocanachi 1934 probate

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

  • Sources 
    1. [S82] UK National Probate Calendar Indexes, 1858-1966, 1973-1995.

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


  

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