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Matthew (Paul) Rodocanachi[1]

Male 1860 - 1925  (64 years)


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  • Name Matthew (Paul) Rodocanachi 
    Born 06 Nov 1860  Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • DOB by baptism register. Argenti says 30 Nov 1860.
    Christened 03 Jan 1861  Greek Church of St Nicholas, Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Father Joseph Skevofylakas officiating.
    • God-parent: D. Petrocochino
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Oct 1925  Jules Hotel, Jermyn St., London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Estate valued at £139,462 15s 8d, administered at London, 30 Nov 1925, went to widow. [3]
    • Death notice appeared in The Times (London) 20 Oct 1925.
    Cremated 21 Oct 1925  Crematorium, Golders Green, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Funeral at Golders Green Crematorium, 12:30 p.m. 21 Oct 1925.
    Notes 
    • Occupation: Cotton broker.
    • 1861 census: Holly Road, West Derby, Liverpool, England household headed by P[aul] Z[annis] Rodocanachi, 41, merchant, b. Greece; wife Maria, 29, b. Austria; daughter Anastasia, 8, b. Manchester; son John, 7; son Matthew, 6 months, all born Liverpool & 5 servants [next door to the family of Dimitrios Emmanuel Petrocochino].
    • 1871 England census [West Derby]: household at 'Hawthorn House,' Oak Hill Park, Liverpool, was headed by Paul Rodocanachi, 50, cotton merchant; wife Marigo, 39, both b. Greece; daughters Anastasia, 18, b. Manchester; Despina, 7, Marigo, 6; sons Matthew, 10 and Paul, 3, all b. Liverpool; Leonidas Calvocoressi, nephew, 19, b. Turkey, cotton merchant; & 6 servants. Located close to the Contostavlos family's, 'Athenian Villa' and the Negroponte family's 'The Ferns'.
    • 1881 England census [West Derby (rural) Dist. 25]: household at 'Hawthorn House,' Oak Hill Park, Liverpool, was headed by Paul Z. Rodocanachi, widower, 61, cotton merchant, b. Greece; sons Ambrose, 25 and Matthew, 20, both cotton merchants; Paul, 18, scholar; daughters Despina, 17; Marigo, 16; all scholars, b. Liverpool; daughter, Anastasia Vlasto, 28, b. Manchester; Ambrose A. Vlasto, son-in-law, 43, general merchant, b. Austria; & 5 servants. Located next to Contostavlos family's, 'Athenian Villa.'
    • 1911 England census for Orleans House, Sefton Park, Liverpool, Lancashire, household headed by Matthew Rodocanachi, 50, b. Liverpool, married 11 years, 1 child, living; East India merchant; son Paul, 10, b. Karachi, India; 6 servants.
    • Liverpool Electoral Registers, 1904-1905: Mathew P Rodocanachi, Dunmore, Livingston Drive, Sefton Park (abode); 15 & 17 Mellor's Buildings, 30 Exchange Street East (counting house, shared with Alexander Pallis and Eustace P. Ralli); 1909-1910: Mathew P Rodocanachi, Orleans House Aigburth Drive, Sefton Park (abode); 15 & 17 Mellor's Buildings, 30 Exchange Street East (counting house, shared with Alexander Pallis and Eustace P. Ralli).
    • Residence: 1881, Oakhill Park, Hawthorn House, West Derby, Lancs, England; 1899, Adelphi Hotel, Liverpool, England; 1900, Karachi, India; 1901, Bonnevaine Greenbank Drive, Sefton Park, Liverpool; 1925, Hotel Jules, Jermyn St., Westminster, Middlesex, London, England.
    • Matthew and his brother Ambrose took over Rodocanachi L. & Co from their uncle Leone. This firm probably closed down before 1900.
    • A legal notice regarding his importing of foreign dogs appeared (London Gazette 25 Aug 1908).
    • M.P. Rodocanachi attended the funeral of Constantine Ralli.
    • M. Rodocanachi attended the Jun 1911 funeral of George Ralli.
    • M. Rodocanachi was a mourner at the Jan 1904 funeral of Stamati Galatti.
    • M. P. Rodocanachi attended the Sep 1897 Liverpool funeral of Ambrose Anthony Vlasto, noted as his uncle, but actually his wife's uncle (Liverpool Mercury, 28 Sep 1897).
    • 1895 India directory: Rodocanachi, M.P., Ralli Bros’ agency; res. [4]
    • Matthew Paul Rodocanachi [81 South Audley Street] appears on the 1922 UK electoral register, City of Westminster and St Marylebone parliamentary division, Westminster county/borough.
    Person ID I1965  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 18 Dec 2018 

    Father Paul Zannis (Zannis) Rodocanachi,   b. 07 Jan 1820, Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1891, 'Parkside', 5 Livingston Drive, Sefton Park, Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Marigo (Ambrouzis) Ralli,   b. 29 Sep 1830, Trieste, Italy/Austria Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Jul 1872, Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Family ID F846  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Arghyri (Theodore) Vlasto,   b. 24 Feb 1876, Calcutta, Bengal, British India Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Jun 1963, Bayonne, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Aquitaine, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)  [5
    Married 27 Nov 1899  Greek Church of St Nicholas, Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Marriage witness: Anastasia Vlasto and L.M. Calvocoressi.
    • Service performed by Archimandrite N. Zervos.
    Children 
     1. Paul Cecil (Matthew) Rodocanachi,   b. 16 Oct 1900, Karachi, British India Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1930, Bayonne, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Aquitaine, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
    Documents
    St Nicholas Greek Church, Liverpool, Marriage Registry
    St Nicholas Greek Church, Liverpool, Marriage Registry
    Matthew P Rodocanachi - Arghyri Theod. Vlasto marriage certificate
    Last Modified 7 Jan 2009 
    Family ID F944  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 06 Nov 1860 - Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 03 Jan 1861 - Greek Church of St Nicholas, Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 Nov 1899 - Greek Church of St Nicholas, Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Oct 1925 - Jules Hotel, Jermyn St., London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCremated - 21 Oct 1925 - Crematorium, Golders Green, London, England UK Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Adelphi Hotel Liverpool
    Adelphi Hotel Liverpool
    Located on Ranelagh Place, Liverpool; Matthew Rodocanachi's residence when he came to town to get married in 1899.
    Greenbank Drive, Liverpool, England
    Greenbank Drive, Liverpool, England
    photo 2009; 'Bonnevaine' lies on this road; no vestige of the stately home 'Highfield' on this road, which now abuts open space, park or allotment.
    Jermyn St, London, England.
    Jermyn St, London, England.
    photo 2009; Matthew P Rodocanachi resided at Hotel Jules, Jermyn St., Westminster at the time of his 1925 death.
    Bonnevaine, Greenbank Drive, Liverpool
    Bonnevaine, Greenbank Drive, Liverpool
    Photo courtesy Steve Williams, May 2019.
    Bonnevaine, Greenbank Drive, Liverpool (detail)
    Bonnevaine, Greenbank Drive, Liverpool (detail)
    Photo courtesy Steve Williams, May 2019.

    Documents
    <i>The Times</i> [London], 24 Mar 1914
    The Times [London], 24 Mar 1914
    He was a witness in a case involving Peter Paspati.
    Matthew Paul Rodocanachi 1925 Probate
    Matthew Paul Rodocanachi 1925 Probate
    Ralli Bros India
    Ralli Bros India
    company label

  • Sources 
    1. [S119] 1911 England Census.

    2. [S10] Baptism records, St Nicholas Greek Church, Liverpool, England, 52.

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

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

    5. [S11] Marriage records, St Nicholas Greek Church, Liverpool, England, 85.


  

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