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Michel Michel (Michael) Rodocanachi[1]

Male 1856 - 1911  (55 years)


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  • Name Michel Michel (Michael) Rodocanachi 
    Born 08 Nov 1856  London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 22 Dec 1856  Church of Our Saviour, London Wall, City of London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 16 Dec 1911  58 Westbourne Terrace, Bayswater, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Estate valued at £65,096 5s, administered at London 16 Jan 1912, went to widow. [3]
    Buried 20 Dec 1911  Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • register entry A45364
    • The Great Archimandrite G. Pagonis presiding
    • plot 28365, sq. 28, Greek plan no. 1, reg. pg. 14525, no. 45364 [4]
    Notes 
    • Residence, England: Cecils, Worthing, Sussex; 76 Lansdowne Place, Hove, Brighton; 1911, 58 Westbourne Terrace, Middlesex, London.
    • Occupation: Merchant.
    • Listed with Michel Emmanuel Rodocanachi, Emmanuel Paul Rodocanachi [possibly either this man or a namesake], all of 29 Finsbury Circus, he was an investor in the Imperial Bank Limited (London Gazette 25 Feb 1880).
    • Until he retired on 13 March 1901 he was partners in Rodocanachi Sons and Co., London (London Gazette 4 Apr 1901).
    • Michel M. 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 76 Lansdowne Place, Hove, Brighton: M.M. Rodocanachi, head, 34, banker, born Paddington; wife Despina, 30; children Ariadne, 4; George, 3; Theodore, 2, all born London and three domestics.
    • 1901 England census: 58 Westbourne Terrace, London, household headed by Michel M Rodocanachi, 44, steamship manager; wife Despina, 40; daughters Ariadne, 14, all b. London; Elise, 9, b. Worthing, Sussex; Helen, 3, b. abroad Chin Green?, British naturalized subject; father Michel E., 79, widower, ship's broker agent; & 14 servants.
    • Michel Michel Rodocanachi [29 Finsbury Circus, abode 40/44 Leinster Gardens, Hyde Park W]] appears on the 1890, 1891, 1893, [29 Finsbury Circus, abode 58 Westbourne Terrace] 1894, 1895, 1896, 1897, 1898, 1899 [129 Palmerston House; abode 58 Westbourne Terrace] 1900, 1901, 1902, 1903, 1905, 1906, 1908, 1912, UK electoral register, London parliamentary division, City of London county/borough, Paddington South/Westminster.
    • 1911 England census for 58 Westbourne Terrace, Hyde Park, Paddington, London W, household headed by Michel Michel Rodocanachi, 54; married 27 years, 5 children born, 4 living; steamship director; wife Despina, 50; son Theodore, 22, single, steamship director; daughters Elsie. 19; Helen, 13, both single, all b. London; 7 servants.
    Person ID I1677  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 18 Dec 2018 

    Father Michel Emmanuel (Emmanuel) Rodocanachi,   b. 14 Dec 1821, Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1901, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Ariadne (Michael) Petrocochino,   b. 29 May 1827, rue Montgrand 37, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1859, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years) 
    Married 18 May 1853  Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • After marriage he returned to London.
    • Witnesses included Etienne Rodocanachi, 56, merchant, allees des Capucines 21; Paul Rodocanachi, 38, merchant, allees des Capucines 12, brother of groom; Demetrius Petrocochino, 29, merchant, allees des Capucines 10, brother of bride; Jean Ralli, 48, merchant, alles de Meilhan 65.
    Documents
    Rodocanachi - Petrocochino 1853 marriage
    Rodocanachi - Petrocochino 1853 marriage
    Civil registration records, Marseille
    Rodocanachi-Petrocochino 1853 Marseille marriage
    Rodocanachi-Petrocochino 1853 Marseille marriage
    certificate
    Family ID F718  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Despina (George) Scaramanga,   b. 20 Feb 1861, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1914, Cecils Manor Road, Worthing, West Sussex, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Married 26 Jan 1884  St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Marriage Witnesses: E. M. Rodocanachi and F. Rodocanachi; Hieronymous Myriantheus presiding; entry 131. [6]
    Children 
     1. Ariadne (Michel) Rodocanachi,   b. 11 Jun 1886, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1966, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     2. George Michel (Michel) Rodocanachi,   b. 13 Jul 1887, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1899, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 11 years)
     3. Theodore Emmanuel (Michel) Rodocanachi, DSO MC,   b. 06 Jan 1889, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Feb 1983, The Green Farm, Tidmington, Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
    +4. Elizabeth (Michel) Rodocanachi,   b. 02 Aug 1891, East Preston, Sussex, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Mar 1982, Reading, Berkshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     5. Helen (Michel) Rodocanachi,   b. 06 Jan 1898, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1939  (Age 41 years)
    Last Modified 13 Dec 2010 
    Family ID F717  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 08 Nov 1856 - London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 22 Dec 1856 - Church of Our Saviour, London Wall, City of London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Jan 1884 - St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Dec 1911 - 58 Westbourne Terrace, Bayswater, London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 20 Dec 1911 - Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England UK Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    58 Westbourne Terrace, Bayswater, London, England
    58 Westbourne Terrace, Bayswater, London, England
    Michel and Despina Rodocanachi resided at this address at the time of their deaths, in 1911 and 1914, respectively, presumably with their surviving children; photo 2009.
    58 Westbourne Terrace, Bayswater, London, England
    58 Westbourne Terrace, Bayswater, London, England
    detail
    1839 Map of Finsbury Circus, London, England
    1839 Map of Finsbury Circus, London, England
    Many Greek merchants traded from here. Michel Michael Rodocanachi, along with Michel Emmanuel Rodocanachi & Emmanuel Paul Rodocanachi, worked out of 29 Finsbury Circus (1880)

    Documents
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Register for plot 28365, sq. 28, Greek plan no. 1
    Michel Michel Rodocanachi 1912 Probate
    Michel Michel Rodocanachi 1912 Probate

    Headstones
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    George Michel Rodocanachi (1887-1899); Michel Michel Rodocanachi (1856-1911); Despina Rodocanachi (1861-1914); photo by Parker Agelasto

  • Sources 
    1. [S119] 1911 England Census.

    2. [S68] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 6, Jun 1974.
      Records of Baptisms from the Church of Our Saviour, 82-84 London Wall, City of London

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

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

    5. [S59] LA COMMUNAUTÉ GRECQUE À MARSEILLE, Michel Calapodis, (Paris:L'Harmattan (link)), 215, note 556.

    6. [S68] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 12, Jul 1977.
      Marriages Celebrated at the Holy Wisdom (Saint Sophia) in Moscow Road, Bayswater [London]


  

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