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Vierou (Stephanos) Ralli[1, 2, 3]

Female 1801 - 1885  (83 years)


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  • Name Vierou (Stephanos) Ralli 
    Nickname Virginia 
    Born 30 Dec 1801  Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 17 Sep 1885  London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Her will proved and the personalty sworn to £32,000, according to the Bristol Mercury and Daily Post 6 Nov 1885, which calls her Vleron Agelasto, formerly of Constantinople. [4]
    • Death notice appeared in the Manchester Times (London) 26 Sep 1885.
    • Burial register entry 65855. Archimandrite N. Myriatheos officiated.
    Buried 22 Sep 1885  Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • burial plot no. 19794
    • Archimandrite Jerome officiating [5]
    Notes 
    • Her details and ancestry are found on the Negroponte-Agelasto tree.
    • Presumably the Mrs Agelasto of whom Mary Ann Chadwell writes in her 1868 diary: 'On Saturday (04-04-1868) I saw Mrs Agelasto and her son Augustus. It is eighteen years since we had met'. (Christopher Long)
    • Georgiadis, in a footnote concerning Stephanos A. Rallis (who died 4 December 1884 in Paris at the age of 75), mentions his aunt Vieroù [wife of] Cozìs Agelastos.

    • Her portrait appears in T. Catsiyannis, Pandias Stephen Rallis 1793-1865.
    • Vierou K. Agelasto is listed as a contributor toward the building of the Church of Aghia Sophia, London, January 1881.
    • 1881 England census: Hyde Park Square household headed by Augustus Agelasto, 58, East India merchant; wife Despina, 47; both b. Greece; widowed mother Virginia, 80, b. Turkey; daughters Despina, 11, b. London; Julia, 13, b. Manchester; Angelina Sordina, 22, b. Turkey; and son-in-law Andrea Sordina, 35, East India merchant, b. Greece; & 5 servants.
    • Her siblings Marigo and Eustratios -- are on the Agelasto and the Negroponte-Agelasto tree, respectively.
    • Philanthropy: Vieroù C. Agelasto donated £10 to the Chios Hospital in 1872 according to unpublished research by Demetrios Melachrinoudis. According to Reports on Hygiene Institutions of Chios by the same author, she contributed in various years from 1871-1882. [6, 7]
    Person ID I23  Agelasto
    Last Modified 24 Nov 2015 

    Father Stephanos (Zannis) Ralli,   b. 1755,   d. 23 Jan 1827, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Loula (Augustus) Sechiari,   b. 2 Dec 1768, Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Oct 1848, Constantinople/Istanbul Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married
    • This union is cited in a list of 13 marriage alliances that connected the Rallis with the founders of other Chiot firms in Calcutta. [8]
    Family ID F245  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Cosi (Augustis) Agelasto,   b. 1791, Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1865, Constantinople/Istanbul Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 22 May 1819  Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • This union is cited in a list of 13 marriage alliances that connected the Rallis with the founders of other Chiot firms in Calcutta. [8]
    Children 
     1. Angeliki (Cosi) Agelasto,   b. 10 Jun 1820, Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Jun 1828, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 7 years)
    +2. Augustus (Cosi) Agelasto,   b. 31 Mar 1823, Tinos, Cyclades Islands, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Jul 1883, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
    +3. Stephanos Cosis (Cosi) Agelasto,   b. 14 Mar 1832, Constantinople/Istanbul Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1896, St Dionysios parish, Athens, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
    Last Modified 5 Mar 2010 
    Family ID F36  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 Dec 1801 - Chios, Greece Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 22 May 1819 - Chios, Greece Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Sep 1885 - London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 22 Sep 1885 - Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England UK Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Photos
    Vierou Ralli
    Vierou Ralli
    Mrs Cozi Agelasto
    Mrs Cozi Agelasto
    Vierou (Stephanos) Ralli
    Vierou (Stephanos) Ralli
    Christina Agelasto collection
    Marseille residences
    Marseille residences
    Cosi Augustis Agelasto and his family lived at 8 Le Maitre Street, Marseille, France, 1828-1849 (photographed in 2008)
    Marseille residences
    Marseille residences
    Le Maitre Street, Marseille, France, on which Cosi Augustis Agelasto and his family lived 1828-1849 (photographed in 2008).
    18 Hyde Park Square, London, England
    18 Hyde Park Square, London, England
    photo 2009; Augustus C and Despina Agelasto resided at this Westminster address in 1871-1882 with their extended family.
    Hyde Park Square, London, England
    Hyde Park Square, London, England
    photo 2009; numbers in the teens

    Documents
    Vierou Agelasto 1885 probate
    Vierou Agelasto 1885 probate

    Headstones
    Augustus Cosi Agelasto tomb - West Norwood Cemetery, London
    Augustus Cosi Agelasto tomb - West Norwood Cemetery, London
    Vierou Ralli, Augustus Cosi Agelasto tomb - West Norwood Cemetery, London
    Vierou Ralli, Augustus Cosi Agelasto tomb - West Norwood Cemetery, London

  • Sources 
    1. [S119] Argenti 1955, Philip P. Argenti, (London Oxford University Press).
      Included in Philip Argenti's Agelasto family tree, number 23.

    2. [S15] The Holy Church of St John of the Chiots in Galata , Georgios Georgiadis, (Constantinople, 1898 [in Greek]), 335.

    3. [S18] Pandias Stephen Rallis 1793-1865, Timotheos (Bishop of Militoupolis) Catsiyannis, (London, 1986).

    4. [S107] UK National Probate Calendar Indexes, 1858-1966, 1973-1995.

    5. [S86] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 3, Aug 1977.
      Records of Burials at West Norwood Cemetery

    6. [S88] Chiot Emigrants, Demetrios Melachrinoudis, (unpublished research 2009).

    7. [S87] Reports on Hygiene Institutions of Chios in the Second Half of the 19th Century Quoted from the Press of That Time, Demetrios Melachrinoudis, (Medical Society of Chios, Chios 2007).

    8. [S62] Ulysses in the Raj, Paul Byron Norris, (BACSA, 1992; ISBN 0907799469), 123.


  

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