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Reverend George Ambrosios (Ambrose) Scaramanga, MC

Male 1911 - 1988  (77 years)


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  • Name George Ambrosios (Ambrose) Scaramanga 
    Title Reverend 
    Suffix MC 
    Born 22 Apr 1911  London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 27 May 1911  St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • God-parents: Fanny Zicaliotti. [1]
    Gender Male 
    Died 13 Jul 1988  Wiltshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Death notice appeared in The Times (London), 16 Jul 1988
    Notes 
    • Residence, England: Tiltwood, Crawley Down, Sussex; Lower Colham Hill House, Castle Combe, Chippenham, Wilts; Cherry Tree House, Westfield, Medmenham, Marlow, Bucks; Abbots Ann, Hants.
    • Occupation: Farmer. Clergyman (rector, St. Mary's, Abbots Ann, Hants).
    • Education: Eton.
    • Ian Fleming, with whom he was at school at Eton, took Scaramanga's name for an evil character in his James Bond novel The Man with the Golden Gun. Took Holy Orders when in his fifties and became Rector of Abbotts Ann in Hampshire, England.
    • George Ambrose Scaramanga (109090), K.S.L.I., from H.A.C. (Cadets. 162nd O.C.T.U.), to be 2nd Lts. 15 Dec. 1939 (London Gazette 12 Dec 1939); Lieutenant George Ambrose Scaramanga (109090), Infantry (Crawley Down, Sussex) awarded The Military Cross by the King "in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in North Africa", 18 March 1943 (London Gazette 16 March 1943). [2]
    • Publishers' Correspondence Correspondence largely from Wheldon & Wesley Ltd on A Guide to the Snakes of Uganda includes letters from Rev. G.A. Scaramanga. [3]
    • George Ambrose Scaramanga [8 Throgmorton Street; abode Tiltwood, Crawley Down, Sussex] appears on the UK 1939 City of London electoral register, City of London parliamentary division.
    Person ID I1695  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 17 Mar 2015 

    Father Ambrose George (George) Scaramanga,   b. 31 Dec 1869, Tiltwood, Crawley Down, Sussex, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Nov 1946, Tiltwood, Crawley Down, Sussex, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Nina (Theodore) Schilizzi,   b. 03 Jun 1879, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1951, Crawley Down, Sussex, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 23 Jul 1910  St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Marriage notice appeared in The Times (London) 25 Jul 1910.
    • Witnesses/Sponsors: -- Rodocanachi; G. Eumorphopoulos; Ceremony performed by the Great Archimandrite C. Pagonis, assisted by the Rev. Archimandrite Moscovakis. [4]
    Family ID F725  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Evelyn Mary Bowman, S.R.N.,   b. 06 Oct 1922, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 2004, Somerset, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 1946 
    • Engagement notice appeared in The Times (London) 16 Jan 1946.
    • The marriage of George A Scaramanga & Evelyn M Bowman was registered Apr-May-Jun 1946, Worthing, Sussex, v 2b, p 945.
    Children 
     1. David George Ambrose (George) Scaramanga,   b. 20 Mar 1948, Hophurst Farm, Crawley Down, Sussex, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1973, Zambia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years)
    +2. Julian Theodore (George) Scaramanga,   b. 27 Feb 1951, Hophurst Farm, Crawley Down, Sussex, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Jul 2002, Somerset, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
    +3. Rosalind M. E. (George) Scaramanga
     4. Gregory G. A. (George) Scaramanga
    Last Modified 9 Apr 2015 
    Family ID F726  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Apr 1911 - London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 27 May 1911 - St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Jul 1988 - Wiltshire, England UK Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    George Ambrose Scaramanga
    George Ambrose Scaramanga

    Documents
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Register for plot 5001, purchased originally by Emmanuel George Franghiadi

  • Sources 
    1. [S68] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 16, Apr 1983.
      Records of Baptisms from the Church of St. Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater

    2. [S73] UK National Archives.
      WO 373/1

    3. [S73] UK National Archives.
      Z. MSS PIT/E4

    4. [S68] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 12, Sep 1983.
      Marriages Celebrated at the Holy Wisdom (Saint Sophia) in Moscow Road, Bayswater [London]


  

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