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Matthew John (John) Calvocoressi

Male 1873 - 1939  (66 years)


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  • Name Matthew John (John) Calvocoressi 
    Born 04 Feb 1873  Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 17 Mar 1873  Greek Church of St Nicholas, Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Archimandrite Constantine Stratoulis officiating.
    • God-parent: Ms. D. Mavrogordato
    Gender Male 
    Died 04 Nov 1939  Hove, Sussex, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • His will was proved 5 Feb 1940 by Royal Bank of Scotland, St. Andrew Square Edinburgh and his brother Stephen John Calvocoressi, 7 Broadbent Street, London, W.1 (London Gazette 16 Apr 1940). [2]
    • Death notice appeared in The Times (London) 6/7 Nov 1939, pg. 1. He died "suddenly, after pneumonia."
    Buried 08 Nov 1939  Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • According to David Calvocoressi, Matthew "built himself a rather hideous monument at West Norwood which even the family considered vulgar!"
    • Funeral at 3:30 p.m., 8 Nov 1939, St. John's Church, First Avenue, Hove, England.
    Notes 
    • Residence: 1893, Constantinople; 1939, 24 Wilton Crescent, Belgravia, London, England
    • A Matthew John Calvocoressi of no occupation, was co-administrator of the estate of George John Calvocoressi, presumably his brother (UK National Probate Calendar Index, 1937).
    • The 1881 England census: 9 Devonport St, London household headed by John M. Calvocorissi, 34, retired merchant; Arghiro, 32, both b. Constantinople, Turkey; sons Matthew, 8, b. Liverpool; Pantia, 6, b. Nice, France; Leonidy, 2; George, 11 mos, both b. London; daughter Hypatia, 3, b. Broughton; & 5 servants.
    • US passports: #107, issued 13 Oct 1891, Constantinople; #199, issued 21 Oct 1893, Constantinople.
    • M.J. Calvocoressi attended a memorial service for M. Venizelos at St. Sophia, London, on 28 March 1936.
    • Matthew John Calvocoressi appears [with wife Agnes Hermione Calvocoressi, 94 Eaton Place SW1] on the 1929, [24 Wilton Crescent SW1] 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1935, 1937, 1939 electoral register, City of Westminster parliamentary division, Westminster county/borough; 1939, St. George/Westminster.
    Person ID I2027  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2012 

    Father John (Matthew) Calvocoressi,   b. 28 Aug 1846, Constantinople/Istanbul, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1919, Constantinople/Istanbul, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Arghyro (Pandia) Sechiari,   b. 15 Apr 1848, Constantinople/Istanbul, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1932, 4 rue Regille, Athens, Attica, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 23 Mar 1871  Constantinople/Istanbul, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F870  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Agnes Hermione (Robert) Melville,   b. Abt 1880, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Dec 1968, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 88 years) 
    Married 21 Dec 1914  All Saints' Church, Malabar Hill, Bombay, Maharashtra, British India Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • An announcement said that the marriage "will take place quitely" in Bombay The Times (London) 11 Dec 1914; a marriage notice appeared in the newspaper 18 Jan 1915, pg. 1.
    • The Very Venerable Archdeacon Barham and the Revd. Archimandrite A.C. Alexion performed the nuptials.
    Children 
    +1. Ion Melville (Matthew) Calvocoressi, MBE MC ,   b. 12 Apr 1919, Calcutta, Bengal, British India Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jul 2007, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    Last Modified 17 Dec 2008 
    Family ID F872  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 04 Feb 1873 - Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 17 Mar 1873 - Greek Church of St Nicholas, Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Dec 1914 - All Saints' Church, Malabar Hill, Bombay, Maharashtra, British India Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 04 Nov 1939 - Hove, Sussex, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 08 Nov 1939 - Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England UK Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    24 Wilton Crescent, London, England
    24 Wilton Crescent, London, England
    photo 2009; Matthew and Agnes Calvocoressi and son Ion resided at this Belgravia address around 1940.
    Barnardo Gardens Estate, Devonport St, London, England
    Barnardo Gardens Estate, Devonport St, London, England
    photo 2009; council housing appears to have replaced where John M. and Arghiro Calvocorissi lived, 9 Devonport St., with their children in 1881.

    Documents
    Matthew John Calvocoressi
    Matthew John Calvocoressi
    entry in the baptism register, Greek Church of St Nicholas, Liverpool, England
    Matthew J. Calvocoressi US Passport renewal
    Matthew J. Calvocoressi US Passport renewal
    1893 application, Constantinople
    Matthew John Calvocoressi 1940 Probate
    Matthew John Calvocoressi 1940 Probate

  • Sources 
    1. [S10] Baptism records, St Nicholas Greek Church, Liverpool, England, 237.

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


  

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