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Theodore (Pandia) Ralli

Male 1849 - 1906  (56 years)


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  • Name Theodore (Pandia) Ralli 
    Born 03 Dec 1849  London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 22 Dec 1849  Chapel of Our Saviour, Finsbury Circus, City of London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Godparent: Katingo A. Ralli [1]
    Gender Male 
    Died 02 Jan 1906  London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The particulars of his estate are in "Mr. T. P. Ralli's Will," Evening Express [Liverpool], 13 Feb 1906. "He left an estate of the gross value of 120,918 8s. 6d., including personalty of the net value of 119,883 1s. 9d. He bequeathed tohis wife his residence and stabling and a legacy of 10,000 and a further legacy of 200. To his stepmother Mrs. Catherine Pandia Theodore Ralli he left an annuity of 156, and the residue of his estate in trust to pay the income therefrom to his wife during her widowhood...In the event of the failure of [trusts set up for his widow and his children, he] left the ultimte residue of his estate as to two-fifths to his brother Anthony Pandia Ralli, as to one-fifth to his sister Julia Alexander Pallis..." [2, 3]
    Buried 06 Jan 1906  Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Burial plot 14564, mortuary chapel; then removed to plot 31408, reg. pg. 13502, no. 37180. [4]
    • 6 Jan date crossed out in cemetary records, replaced by 7 Feb. Greek Gazette says 17 Feb; Archimandrite A. Paraschis officiating [5]
    Notes 
    • Occupation: Ralli Bros, Calcutta, Liverpool, New York. Theodore Pandia Ralli, a nephew of the senior partners of the house of Ralli Brothers, arrived New York aboard Germanic, 30 Apr 1880, with orders to dismiss the manager and senior staff of the New York office for violating the Ralli company rule against speculation. He remained in New York to work with P.Y. Fachiri in managing affairs at Ralli Bros, New York.
    • Three sons of Pandia Theodore Ralli & Despina Ambrouzis Ralli -- Theodore and his brothers Ambrose and Antonio -- and a daughter Julia are on the Negroponte-Agelasto tree.
    • He and his wife attended the 5 Feb 1893 wedding of E. Pilalas and Catherine Elesteropoulo at the Greek Orthodox Church of the Holy Trinity, W 53d St., New York City, along with Michel Agelasto, P.P. Negreponte, and John C. Maximos.
    • Residence: at DOD 1 Claremont Gardens, Surbiton, Surrey, England.
    • He was a coexecutor of the estate of Theodore Anthony Vlasto.
    • 1871 England census: Ambrose P. Ralli, 19, and Theodore P. Ralli, 21, both unmarried, clerks in East India trade, b. London, lodged at Stretham Place, Streatham, Surrey
    • Theodore P. Ralli (along with Anthony P. Ralli, probably his brother) is included in M. Contonpoulos' list of the 8 most influencial merchants in New York's Greek colony from 1850s - 1890s. 1883-1910: Anthony P. & Theodore P. Ralli were members of the Consolidated Stock Exchange, New York. [6]
    • Arrived New York 1875.
    • 1885-1888: elected member of the Board of Managers of the New York Cotton Exchange. Served on its finance committee 1886-88 and 1891-97. Also a member of the New York Produce Exchange and the Consolidated Stock Exchange. [7]
    • 23 Aug 1899: returned to London to assume the leadership of the worldwide family company, while Anthony P. Ralli and Paul S. Galatti remained to manage the New York branch of Ralli Bros. [8]
    • Ralli Brothers is listed as the first of the great benefactors on a marble plaque in the exonarthex of the Greek Archdiocesan Cathedral of the Holy trinity, 319 East 74th Street, New York. [9]
    • Listed in the Social Register of New York. [10]
    • Admitted to the New York Club in 1883. [10]
    • He is specifically referred to in a discussion of the merchant Rallis. [11]
    • Mr. Theodore P. Ralli, 15 Old Slip, New York, bought by advance subscription five copies of Achilles Rose, Christian Greece and Living Greek (NY: Peri Hellados Publication Office, 1898).
    • Theodore Ralli [52 Eaton Place] appears on 1903, 1904, 1905, 1906 UK electoral register, St George, Hanover Square parliamentary division, Westminster county/borough.
    Person ID I2164  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 10 Apr 2015 

    Family Blanche (Paul) de Lussan,   b. 12 Nov 1856, New York, New York USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1927, 31 Queen's Gate, Kensington, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 29 Sep 1882  New York, New York USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Eugenie (Theodore) Ralli,   b. 15 Oct 1885, New York, New York USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1967, New Canaan, Fairfield, Connecticut USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    Last Modified 18 Feb 2010 
    Family ID F928  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 03 Dec 1849 - London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 22 Dec 1849 - Chapel of Our Saviour, Finsbury Circus, City of London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 29 Sep 1882 - New York, New York USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 02 Jan 1906 - London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 06 Jan 1906 - Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England UK Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Fenchurch Street, Fenchurch Buildings, London, England
    Fenchurch Street, Fenchurch Buildings, London, England
    Theodore Pandia Ralli & Pandely Leonidas Argenti worked at 5 Fenchurch St. in 1899. In 2010 no. 4 and 5 housed an insurance company and a Turkish restaurant.

    Documents
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Register for plot 14564, mortuary chapel
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Register for plot 14564, mortuary chapel (continuation)
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Register for burial plot no. 31408, no. 249, sq. 42
    Theodore Pandia Rallii 1906 probate
    Theodore Pandia Rallii 1906 probate
    Ralli Bros Liverpool
    company label (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    Ralli Bros London
    Ralli Bros London
    Company Label
    Ralli Bros India
    Ralli Bros India
    company label
    Ralli Bros USA
    Ralli Bros USA
    Company Label

    Headstones
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Theodore P and Blanch Ralli tomb
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Theodore & Blanch Ralli tomb - detail

  • Sources 
    1. [S68] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 8, Mar 1974.
      Records of Baptisms from the Church of Our Saviour, 9 Finsbury Circus, City of London

    2. [S39] Biographical Notices and Obituaries of Liverpool Worthies 1879-1923.

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

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

    5. [S68] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 12, Oct 1977.
      Records of Burials at West Norwood Cemetery

    6. [S42] The Greek Community of New York City, Michael Contopoulos, (New Rochelle, NY: A.D. Caratzas, 1992, ISBN 0-89241-518-5), 31,42.

    7. [S42] The Greek Community of New York City, Michael Contopoulos, (New Rochelle, NY: A.D. Caratzas, 1992, ISBN 0-89241-518-5), 35,44.

    8. [S42] The Greek Community of New York City, Michael Contopoulos, (New Rochelle, NY: A.D. Caratzas, 1992, ISBN 0-89241-518-5), 36.

    9. [S42] The Greek Community of New York City, Michael Contopoulos, (New Rochelle, NY: A.D. Caratzas, 1992, ISBN 0-89241-518-5), 36, 164.

    10. [S42] The Greek Community of New York City, Michael Contopoulos, (New Rochelle, NY: A.D. Caratzas, 1992, ISBN 0-89241-518-5), 37, 165.

    11. [S79] The Greeks of Odessa, John Athanasios Mazis, (2004: East European Monographs, Boulder/Columbia University Press, New York ), 42.


  

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