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Leone (Zannis) Rodocanachi

Male 1806 - 1871  (65 years)


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  • Name Leone (Zannis) Rodocanachi 
    Born 1806  Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 09 Apr 1871  26 Finsbury Circus, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • His will was proved by his brother Paul. [1]
    Buried 12 Apr 1871  Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • register pg. 4458, no 35645; removed from '26 Finsbury Circus'
    • N. Morphinos presiding [2]
    • burial plot no. 13308, sq 28, Greek no. 55. [3]
    Notes 
    • Residence: 1851-53, Office: 37 Finsbury Circus, City of London, England
    • Residence Office, City of London, England: 9 North Building, Finsbury Circus; at DOD, 30 Finsbury Circus.
    • Residence: 1849-51, Office: 1 Great Winchester Street, City of London, England
    • Occupation: Merchant.
    • Presumably the Leone Rodocanachi of the firm Leone Rodocanachi & Co merchants 1 Great Winchester Street in 1849 and 1851 and recorded as of 37 Finsbury Circus in 1851, 1852 and 1853. (Christopher Long)
    • He took over his uncle's firm Rodocanachi & Sons Co., re-naming it Rodocanachi L. & Co. The family also ran Rodocanachi Giovanni & Co. at 9 North Building, Finsbury Circus.
    • By the mid-1840s he had become the patriarch of the London Rodocanachi family.
    • Leonidas Rodocanachi, 30 Finsbury Circus, London, is listed among the 96 Greek members of the Baltic Exchange 1860-69.
    • The burial of Leone Zannis Rodocanachi was arranged by Paul L Rodocanachi, someone unknown to Argenti. It is possible this was Leone's son.
    Person ID I1960  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 9 Dec 2011 

    Father Zannis (Matthew) Rodocanachi,   b. 1775, Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1831  (Age 56 years) 
    Mother Despina (Ioannis) Tsitsekli,   b. Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F845  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1806 - Chios, Greece Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 09 Apr 1871 - 26 Finsbury Circus, London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 12 Apr 1871 - 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. Leone Z Rodocanachi worked out of 37 Finsbury Circus (1851-53) and also 9 North Building, Finsbury Circus.
    1-2-6 Great Winchester St., London, England
    1-2-6 Great Winchester St., London, England
    photo 2009; London renewed. Leone Rodocanachi & Co. merchants were at 1 Great Winchester Street, City of London (1849-51).
    Great Winchester St., London, England
    Great Winchester St., London, England
    British Library archive photo

    Documents
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Register for plot 13308
    Leonidas Zanni Rodocanachi 1878 Probate
    Leonidas Zanni Rodocanachi 1878 Probate

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

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

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


  

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