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Leonidas M. (Matthew) Calvocoressi

Male 1851 - 1930  (78 years)


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  • Name Leonidas M. (Matthew) Calvocoressi 
    Nickname Leone 
    Born 19 Aug 1851  Constantinople/Istanbul, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Feb 1930  Grand Hotel d'Angleterre, Athens, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Residence: Junior Athenaeum Club, Piccadilly, London, England
    • He, his father and Ambrose Paul Rodocanachi traded as merchants, at 95 Bishopsgate Street, London, as L. Rodocanachi and Co.; and at Constantinople, as M. Z. Calvocoressi, until dissolved 15 Mar 1885 (London Gazette 2 Jun 1885)
    • He was partners with his father and brother John as L. Rodocanachi and Co., Merchants, Crosby House, 95 Bishopsgate Street. London, until dissolved 1 Jan 1881 (London Gazette 7 Jan 1881).
    • Leonidas Matthew Calvocoressi was partners with Francois Eustratius Mavrogordato [likely Frangoulis (Eustratius) Mavrogordato in Argenti], as manufacturers of and dealers in Lighting and Heating Apparatus, at 31 Hallam Street, Great Portland Street, Middlesex, and at 46 Rue de la Croix de Fer, Brussels, Belgium, as Pyesos Lighting and Heating Company until dissolved 31 Aug 1911 (London Gazette 8 Sep 1911).
    • 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'.
    • Liverpool Electoral Registers: 1894-1895, 1899-1900 Leonides Matthew Calvocoressi, 56 Princes Road (abode); 1894-1895, 1899-1900 15-17 Mellor's Buildings, 30 Exchange Stret East (counting house); 1899-1900, 3b & 5 Back Rathbone Street (sheds); 1899-1900, 33 & 35 Argyle St. (warehouse) [with Eustace V. Ralli & Alexander Tatoi Pallis].
    • Calvocoressi, Leonardas Matthew, from Greece. Resident in London. Certificate A4028 issued 2 Jan 1884 (National Archives).
    • L. Calvocoressi was among 130 members of London's 'Greek Colony' who attended a dinner in honor of Greece's former Prime Minister, M. Tricoupis, including J.M. Agelasto, Stephen A. Ralli, A. P. Petrocochino, M. Zarifi, Constantine A. Ionides, P. Vagliano, E. Petrocochino, M.E. Rodocanachi, A.S. Rosetto, J. Bolli, F.H. Zarifi, L. Lambriandi [perhaps Leonidas Lambrinudi], D. Ancelotti, M. Ziffo [perhaps Miliades L. Ziffo], Alex. Constantinidi, P. Paspatti, N. Raftspulo, The. Burlumi, D. Constantinidi, A. Vagliano, A.J.C. Ralli, A.C. Ionides, D. Cavafy, D.S. Schilizzi, M. Spartali, and J.D. Loverdo ([London] Observer, 11 Oct 1885).
    • Occupation: landowner
    • Leoni M. Calvocoressi, who was seriously wounded in late 1912 and 1913 at Manoliasa, Epirus, Greece, sent a letter in Sep 1913 to A.G. Paspati and A.F. Fotiadi. [2]
    • UK Naturalisation: Leonidas Matthew Calvocoressi, Greece, 2 Jan 1884, residence London; home office paper A33943; certificate A4928 [3]
    Person ID I2023  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 21 Mar 2018 

    Father Matthew (Zannis) Calvocoressi,   b. 10 Apr 1799, Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Mar 1891, Constantinople/Istanbul, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Mother Arghyro (Zannis) Rodocanachi,   b. Abt 1820, Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1891, Constantinople/Istanbul, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Married 10 Nov 1841  Chapel of Our Saviour, Finsbury Circus, City of London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Marriage Witnesses: Stephen and Maria S. Franghiadi; Narkissos Morphinos presiding; entry 6. [4]
    Family ID F844  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Aug 1851 - Constantinople/Istanbul, Turkey Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Feb 1930 - Grand Hotel d'Angleterre, Athens, Greece Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Bishopsgate Street, London, England
    Bishopsgate Street, London, England
    One of The City's main commercial streets. L. Rodocanachi and Co., Merchants operated from Crosby House, 95 Bishopsgate Street (1881-1885).
    Crosby Hall, 95 Bishopsgate Street, London
    Crosby Hall, 95 Bishopsgate Street, London
    The Bishopsgate Tower, 22-24 Bishopsgate Street, London, England
    Architects' rendering; nicknamed "The Pinnacle" and scheduled for completion in 2012, it is the latest addition to the commercial neighborhood. (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    Crosby Hall
    Crosby Hall

    Documents
    Leonidas M Calvocoressi death certificate
    Leonidas M Calvocoressi death certificate
    English translation by George Agelastos
    Leonidas Matthew Calvocoressi 1930 Probate
    Leonidas Matthew Calvocoressi 1930 Probate

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

    2. [S57] A Chronicle of the Greeks in India: 1750-1950, Dione Marcos-Dodis, (Dodoni Publications, Athens, 2002; ISBN 960-385-160-4), 129.

    3. [S68] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 23, Dec 1976.
      Greeks Naturalised in Britain 1801-1900

    4. [S68] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 12, Feb 1977.
      Records of Marriages from the Church of Our Saviour [London]


  

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