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Alexander Anthony (Antony) Vlasto[1]

Male 1833 - 1899  (65 years)


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  • Name Alexander Anthony (Antony) Vlasto 
    Born 12 Aug 1833  Trieste, Italy/Austria Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 06 Jun 1899  Chios House, Poynders Road, Clapham Park, Surrey, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 10 Jun 1899  Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Archimandrite A. Paraschis officiating [2]
    • Tomb 12751, sq 28; sq 28, no. 44-45 on Greek plan; register pg. 12016, no. 25291. [3]
    Notes 
    • An Alexander Anthony Vlasto, of 25 Finsbury Circus, London, partner of Lucas Eustratios Ralli, was co-executor of the estate of the latter's brother, John Eustratios Ralli.
    • An Alexander Anthony Vlasto of 25 Finsbury Circus, London, along with Stephen Augustus Ralli at the same address, was co-executor of the estates of Stephen Peter Schilizzi and Mrs. Despina Agelasto.
    • He was in partnership with Stephen Augustus Ralli and Lucas (Eustratius) Ralli, who retired 31 Dec 1892, as Merchants, 25 Finsbury Circus, London as Ralli Brothers and as Ralli, Schilizzi and Argenti, Marseilles, France.
    • He was partners with Lucas Eustratios Ralli (who retired, effective 31 Dec 1892) and Stephen Augustus Ralli,carrying on business as Merchants, at 25 Finsbury Circus, London, and elsewhere, as Ralli Brothers, and at Marseilles as Ralli, Schilizzi, and Argenti (London Gazette 3 Jan 1893).
    • Alexander A. Vlasto was listed as a member of the Baltic Exchange, 1886 (Harlaftis, A History of Greek-owned Shipping, p. 58).
    • Residence, England: 1863, Lockerby Road, Liverpool; at DOD Chios House, Poynders Road, Clapham Park, Surrey.
    • Alexander Anthony Vlasto was co-excecutor of the estate of Eustratios Ralli, his father-in-law and father of his business partner Lucas Eustratios Ralli (Daily News [London], 5 Dec 1884).
    • Alexander Vlasto is listed among a delegation which met with Lord Derby of the Foreign Office to discuss the British role in and the threat to Greek merchants' interests due to strife between Greece and Turkey (The Times [London], 6 Feb 1878).
    • A.A. Vlasto worked for Ralli Brothers when in 1884 he was nominated by the London Jute Trade Association to be among the 17 arbitrators for jute disputes (Daily News [London] 20 Nov 1884).
    • Alex. A. Vlasto attended the Sep 1897 Liverpool funeral of his brother Ambrose Anthony Vlasto (Liverpool Mercury, 28 Sep 1897). He was executor of his estate.
    • Alexander A. Vlasto, 27, b. Chios, unmarried, merchant, swore allegiance to the Greek state on 29 Nov 1860 at the town hall, Ermoupolis, Syros. [4]
    • A. Vlastos is listed as a warden for the Greek Church of Manchester, 1878-1879. [5]
    • Alexander Vlasto and Stephen Ralli are cited in chapter "The Firm of Ralli Brothers and Other Greek Firms," pp. 69-92. [6]
    • 1895 India directory: Vlasto, A.A., Ralli Bros.; res. 11 Victoria terrace, Calcutta. [7]
    • He was asked to administer the estate of Ambrose M. Ziffo by the deceased's father.
    • He co-administered the estate of Mary Eustratio Ralli.
    • Alexander Vlasto [Poynders Road, Chios House] appears on the 1890, 1891, 1892, 1893, 1894, 1895, 1897, 1898, 1899 UK electoral register, Clapham parliamentary division, Wandsworth county/borough.
    Person ID I1629  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 3 Apr 2015 

    Father Antony Alexander (Alexander) Vlasto,   b. 1804, Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1856, Thessaloniki, Macedonia, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Mother Calliope (Stephanos) Ralli,   b. 1811, Smyrna/Izmir, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1895, cours du Chapitre 11, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Family ID F849  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Calliope (Eustratios) Ralli,   b. 16 Oct 1836, [London, England UK] Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1907, Eastbourne, East Sussex, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 07 Mar 1861  Chapel of Our Saviour, Finsbury Circus, City of London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • This union is cited in a list of 13 marriage alliances that connected the Rallis with the founders of other Chiot firms in Calcutta. [8]
    • Witnesses/Sponsors: S.A. Ralli, Marietta Ralli, Luke Mavrogordato; Narkissos Morphinos presiding; entry 47 [9]
    Children 
    +1. Anthony Alexander (Alexander) Vlasto,   b. 13 Jul 1863, Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jun 1933, Binfield Park, Bracknell, Berkshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    Last Modified 13 Dec 2010 
    Family ID F692  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Aug 1833 - Trieste, Italy/Austria Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 07 Mar 1861 - Chapel of Our Saviour, Finsbury Circus, City of London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 06 Jun 1899 - Chios House, Poynders Road, Clapham Park, Surrey, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 10 Jun 1899 - Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England UK Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    1839 Map of Finsbury Circus, London, England
    1839 Map of Finsbury Circus, London, England
    Many Greek merchants traded from here. Alexander Anthony Vlasto, merchant, worked out of 25 Finsbury Circus (1879-1893)

    Documents
    Greek merchants' delegation with Lord Derby
    Greek merchants' delegation with Lord Derby
    The Times (London) 6 Feb 1878)
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Register for plot 12751
    Ambrose M Ziffo probate
    Ambrose M Ziffo probate
    Matthew Ziffo petitioned the court on 5 Oct 1881 to have his son Ambrose's estate administered by Stephen Augustus Ralli and Alexander Anthony Vlasto, both of 25 Finsbury Circus, London.
    'Mrs. John Ralli's Estate'
    "Mrs. John Ralli's Estate"
    The Morning Post [London], 1 May 1900, p. 3.
    Alexander Anthony Vlasto 1899 probate
    Alexander Anthony Vlasto 1899 probate
    Ralli Bros India
    Ralli Bros India
    company label
    Ralli Bros London
    Ralli Bros London
    Company Label

    Headstones
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Family vault of Alexander Anthony Vlasto, which includes he and his wife Calliope
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Alexander A. Vlasto vault - detail

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

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

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

    4. [S25] Greek State Archives (Syros).

    5. [S52] A Personal History of the Greek Community of Manchester and Its Church, 1843-1900., Sophocles Chr. Andreades, (Manchester, 2000, ISBN 0-9504097-2-3), 52.

    6. [S57] A Chronicle of the Greeks in India: 1750-1950, Dione Marcos-Dodis, (Dodoni Publications, Athens, 2002; ISBN 960-385-160-4).

    7. [S63] Thacker’s Indian Directory 1895.

    8. [S45] Ulysses in the Raj, Paul Byron Norris, (BACSA, 1992; ISBN 0907799469), 123.

    9. [S68] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 12, Feb 1977.
      Records of Marriages from the Church of Our Saviour [London]


  

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