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Pandia (Themistocles) Petrocochino

Male 1863 - 1938  (74 years)


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  • Name Pandia (Themistocles) Petrocochino 
    Born 30 Oct 1863  Bradford, Yorkshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 12 Jan 1864  Manchester, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • At home; Entry: 191(51)/066; Godparent: Aspasia J. C. Zygomala (née Petrocochino); priest: Vasilios Moros, Presbyter: M. Oeconomos. [1]
    Gender Male 
    Died 28 Jan 1938  Paris, Île-de-France, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Effects in England valued at £65 13s 6d, administered at London, 29 June 1938 by William Arthur Ward-Jones, solicitor/attorney (of widow), went to widow (UK National Probate Calendar Indexes, 1853-1943 and London Gazette 15 Jul 1938).
    Notes 
    • According to David Gasforth-Bles, Pandia was known as Prince Petrocochino and married to the daughter of David Bles the Dutch Court painter (1821-99). (Christopher Long)
    • He was a partner in Stavert, Zigomala & Co, merchants, Manchester and elsewhere when it was dissolved 30 Sep 1893. Afterwards with George (Stamatios) Frangopulo, his father, Themistocles Pandia Petrocokino, and others he continued "the business under the same style as heretofore on their own account." (London Gazette 19 Dec 1893) He and his father left the firm 30 Sep 1897.
    • Residence, Paris, France: 1900, rue de Sou. Tay 5; 1938, 21 Boulevard Beausejour, Paris.
    • He, his father and/or his brothers Ambrouzios, and John are the likely Mr. Petrocochino who was a member of the Manchester Cretan Committee ("The Cretan Question," Manchester Guardian, 15 Mar 1897, p 7).
    • 1871 England census for 4 North Park Road, Bradford, Yorkshire: Themistokles Petrocokino, 44, head, merchant; his wife Merope, 31, both b. Greece; daughters Franga, 12, Esmeralda, 11; Aspasia, 10; Julia, 8; and sons Pandia, 7; Ambrose, 5; John T., 4, all born Bradford; and 6 servants.
    Person ID I1864  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 9 Dec 2010 

    Father Themistocles Pandia Anthony (Pandia) Petrocochino,   b. 12 Mar 1824, Andros, Cyclades, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1900, boulevard des Capucines 12, Paris 9ème, Île-de-France, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Marigo (Ambrouzis) Mavrogordato,   b. 06 Mar 1839, Thessaloniki, Macedonia, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1912, Northcliffe, Broughton Park, Manchester, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 07 Jan 1857  Manchester, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Entry: 083/037; Sponsor: Aikaterina Mavrogordato (wife of Scarlato Michael Mavrogordato); best man: Leonidas Chrysoveloni; matron of honor: Ioanna Ralli (wife of Theodore Ralli); witnesses: Scarlato Michael Mavrogordato and John Copeland Zygomala; priest Daniel Petroulias. [2]
    Family ID F797  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Henriette (David) Bles,   b. 20 Dec 1873, The Hague, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1947, [France] Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 15 Mar 1894  The Hague, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Marriage Act 214, 15 Mar 1894, The Hague, Netherlands between Pandia Petrocokino, 35, no occupation, son of Themistocles Pandia Petrocokino, merchant and banker, and Merope Mavrogordato; and Henriette Bles, 34, daughter of David Joseph Bles, painter and Esther [Bles]; witnesses included David Joseph Bles, painter, 72; Johan Gram, literary, 60; Charles Rochussen, painter, 79; Johannes Gerardus Smits, painter, 71.
    Documents
    Petrocokino - Bles marriage certificate
    Petrocokino - Bles marriage certificate
    Marriage Act 214, 15 Mar 1894, The Hague, Netherlands
    Last Modified 14 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F819  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 Oct 1863 - Bradford, Yorkshire, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 12 Jan 1864 - Manchester, Lancashire, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Mar 1894 - The Hague, Netherlands Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Jan 1938 - Paris, Île-de-France, France Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Sedgley House, Sedgley Park, Queens Drive, Prestwich, England
    Sedgley House, Sedgley Park, Queens Drive, Prestwich, England
    Themistocles and Marigo Petrocokino lived in Sedgley House with their children from 1875 to 1900, acquiring it from its previous owner William Pearson. In 1903, the house was bought by the Faithful Companions of Jesus, a teaching order of nuns. In 1979 it was acquired by the Greater Manchester Council for the police training college and is currently used as a conference and training center (see brochure). It is a Grade II listed building.
    Eldon Lodge, 13 Eldon Place, Bradford, England
    Eldon Lodge, 13 Eldon Place, Bradford, England
    photo 2009; Themistocles and Marigo Petrocokino family lived here in 1866. Today, a Grade II listed building in the Eldon Place Conservation Area: "Circa 1840-50 detached 3-storey town house with 3 bay front of thinly coursed sand-stone ashlar. Rusticated quoins. Moulded sill courses. Hipped stone slate roof, with deep modillion bracket eaves...(architctural description continues in the Manningham Conservation Areas Proposal, pp 275-298).
    Park Court, 3 Park Road, Bradford, England
    Park Court, 3 Park Road, Bradford, England
    photo 2009; at least from 1870-1871 the Themistocles Petrocochino family lived at 3-4 North Park Road, Bradford. It is now the Park Court complex, within the North Park Road Conservation Area, part of Bradford's preservation initiative.
    Pandia T Petrocochino
    Pandia T Petrocochino
    detail from a Petrocochino family portrait by T.J. Barker 1872.
    Themistocles & Marigo Petrocochino family at croquet
    Themistocles & Marigo Petrocochino family at croquet
    Several years after the game was invented. The parents, then right: Ambrose, Franga, Ioannis, Smaragda, Aspasia, Pandia and Julia. Courtesy the Anthony Murray family collection.

    Painted by T.J. Barker 1872. The artist Thomas Jones Barker (b. Bath, 19 Apr 1813- d. London 27 Mar 1882), was a Victorian genre painter who worked in both England and France. The son of Thomas Barker of Bath, landscape and genre painter, T.J. Barker was a leading exponent of 'Battle' painting in Britain. Barker the elder painted "The Massacre of the Inhabitants of Scio by the Turks" (1825), a fresco painted on the walls of the picture gallery in his home, Doric House in Bath.

  • Sources 
    1. [S68] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 11, May 1996.
      Baptism-No:0152

    2. [S68] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 11, May 1996.
      Marriage-No:0012


  

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