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Eustratius (Aristides) Eumorfopoulos[1, 2]

Male 1870 - 1956  (86 years)


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  • Name Eustratius (Aristides) Eumorfopoulos 
    • or Eustratios
    Nickname Stratty 
    Born 27 Jan 1870  London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 27 Apr 1870  Church of Our Saviour, London Wall, City of London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • God-parents: Julia G. Scaramanga. [3]
    Gender Male 
    Died 24 Jul 1956  Sussex, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • DOD from grave stone
    Buried 27 Jul 1956  Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • burial plot 39287, sq 42, no. 269 on Greek plan, reg. pg. 19251, no. 83171 [4]
    Notes 
    • Occupation: Merchant. Listed in 1913 as a member of the Baltic Exchange (representing Eumorfopoulos Bros of 25 St Mary Axe, City of London).
    • Origin: Chios.
    • He married (aged 30) Edith Henderson when she appears to have been five months pregnant. It also appears that this may have been a very 'unsuitable' marriage since an outsider (Costa) is found as a marriage witness.
    • He and his brother Stamatios were merchants in London operating as 'Eumorfopoulos Brothers' until 31 Dec 1910 when Stamatios resigned. The firm continued with Eustratius alone at 87/88 Leadenhall Street, London (London Gazette 3 Jan 1911).
    • Eustratio Eumorfopoulos was partners with his brother George Eumorfopoulos, Stratty John Scaramanga, Peter John Scaramanga, and Andrew John Scaramanga, as Grain Merchants, at 21 Bishopsgate Street, London; at Marseille and at Rostoff (Don), Russia, as Scaramanga, Eumorfopoulos and Co., until it was dissolved 31 Dec 1901 (London Gazette 28 Jan 1902).
    • Addresses, England: 1901, 'Belmont,' Midhope Road, Woking, Surrey; 1903-1912, Bullswater Lodge, Pirbright, Surrey; 1922, 70 Belsize Park Gardens, London; 1925, Bentsbrook House, North Holmwood, nr Dorking, Surrey; 1928, 89 Leigham Ct. Road, Streatham, S.W., London; Old Mousers, Dormansland, nr Lingfield, Surrey; 1944-, 'Nurney' [later named 'Wilderness House', Wilderness Ln, Hadlow Down, Uckfield, Sussex; 1946, 160 Ladbrooke Grove, London, W.10.
    • He arrived 6 Jul 1928 at Southampton, England on the Mauretania from New York City.
    • The 1891 England census: 1 Kensingston Park Gardens, Kensingston, London, England, household headed by Aristides Eumorfopoulos, 66, retired merchant; wife Mariora, 50, both b. Syros, Greece; son George, 27, Russia Merchant, b. Liverpool; daughter-in-law Julia, 26, b. London Paddington; daughters Esmeralda, 26, b. Liverpool; Elpiniki, 23; sons Eustratius, 21, merchant's clerk; Nicholas, 18, science student; Stamati, 16, scholar; all b. London St. Mary Abbots; & 4 servants.
    • The 1901 England census: 'Belmont,' Midhope Road, Woking, Surrey, household headed by Eustratios Eumorfopoulos, 31, grain merchant, b. Kensington, London; wife Edith, 22, b. Scotland; daughter Esmeralda, 8 months, b. Woking, Surrey; and 2 servants.
    • 1911 England census for Bullswater Lodge, Pirbright, Surrey, household headed by Eustratio Eumorfopoulos, 41, b. London; married 12 years; 3 children, all living; corn merchant and commission agent; wife Edith, 32, b. Edinburgh; daughters Esmeralda, 10, b. Woking, Surrey; Mimica, 7, b. Pirbright; son Aristides, 2, b. Pirbright; 7 servants.
    • He was co-executor of the estate of his sister Esmeralda.
    • (1922) member of the Zoological Society of London, from 1897.
    • Eustratio Eumorfopoulos [10 Eton Houses, 70 Belsize Park Gardens] appears on the 1922 UK electoral register, Hampstead parliamentary division, Camden county/borough; [89 Leigham Court Road] 1926 Lambeth/Lambeth; [305 Leigham Court Road] 1932, 1933, 1934, 1935, 1936 Norwood and North/Lambeth; [Bevis Marks House, abode 305 Leigham Court Rd SW16] 1933, 1934, [7/8 Bury Street, abode Old Mousers, Lingfield] 1937, 1938, 1939 City of London/City of London.
    • His residence, 'Nurney', according to his granddaughter Edith Baker, was set on six acres with stables and a woodlands belonging to the house. It was beautifully built in a French style with balcony and veranda, and a huge grape vine.
    • His residence, 'Nurney', according to his granddaughter Edith Baker, was set on six acres with stables and a woodlands belonging to the house. It was beautifully built in a French style with balcony and veranda, and a huge grape vine.
    Person ID I2325  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 18 Dec 2018 

    Father Aristides George (Georges) Eumorfopoulos,   b. 14 Jan 1825, Syros, Cyclades Islands, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1897, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Mariora (Eustratius) Scaramanga,   b. 09 Oct 1840, Syros, Cyclades Islands, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1908, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 11 Jul 1861  Athens, Attica, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Photos
    Extended Family of Aristides-Mariora Eumorfopoulos
    Extended Family of Aristides-Mariora Eumorfopoulos
    photo courtesy Edith Eumorfopoulos Baker, their great-granddaughter
    Family ID F738  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Edith (William) Henderson,   b. 31 Mar 1879, Edinburgh,Midlothian,Scotland UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1944, Kettlewell, Woking, Surrey, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 26 Apr 1899  St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • According to a descendant, Edith Baker, her marriage was 26 April 1899 (engraved on a wedding ring) though Metaxa's Greek church records state 15 Feb 1900.
    • Church register says marriage was 15 Feb 1900; Marriage Witnesses: Smaragda A. Eumorfopoulos and Triantafyllos Costa; A. Paraschis presiding; entry 218 [5]
    • Marriage registered Apr-May-Jun 1899, Islington District, Vol. 1b, Page 676. Certificate not examined.
    • According to parish records, they were married on the same date at the Parish Church of St. George, Tufnell Park, Islington. Marriage witnesses: Stamati Eumorfopoulos and Alice Henderson.
    • At some point he lived at 'Old Mousers' and she on the Isle of Wight, with the children shuffling between.
    Children 
    +1. Smaragda (Eustratius) Eumorfopoulos,   b. 16 Jul 1900, Woking, Surrey, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1954, Brighton, Sussex, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
     2. Miminia (Eustratius) Eumorfopoulos,   b. 23 Feb 1904, Surrey, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1981, Homelands Nursing Home, Cowfold, Sussex, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     3. Aristides (Eustratius) Eumorfopoulos,   b. 22 May 1908, Surrey, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1954  (Age 46 years)
    +4. Mariora (Eustratius) Eumorfopoulos,   b. 14 Jun 1912, Bullswater Lodge, Pirbright, Surrey, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 2003, Berkshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    Photos
    Christmas Card
    Christmas Card
    from Mr & Mrs Stratti Eumorfopoulos, 1903; on the reverse was a photo of their child, Esme with rag doll.
    Documents
    Eumorfopoulos-Henderson 1899 Marriage
    Eumorfopoulos-Henderson 1899 Marriage
    Last Modified 14 Dec 2010 
    Family ID F998  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 Jan 1870 - London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 27 Apr 1870 - Church of Our Saviour, London Wall, City of London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Apr 1899 - St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England UK Link to Google Earth
     Died - 24 Jul 1956 - Sussex, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 27 Jul 1956 - Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England UK Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Photos
    1 Kensington Park Gardens, Kensington, London, England
    1 Kensington Park Gardens, Kensington, London, England
    Residence occupied by various members of the Aristides and Mariora Eumorfopoulos family from 1871 - 1897; photo 2009.
    70 Belsize Park Gardens, London, England
    70 Belsize Park Gardens, London, England
    photo 2009; Stratty and Edith Eumorfopoulos lived with their children at this Camden area residence around 1922.
    Bishopsgate Street, London, England
    Bishopsgate Street, London, England
    One of The City's main commercial streets. Scaramanga, Eumorfopoulos and Co., grain merchants, operated from 21 Bishopsgate Street (until 1902).
    The Bishopsgate Tower, 22-24 Bishopsgate Street, London, England
    Architects' rendering; nicknamed "The Pinnacle", this building, scheduled for completion in 2012, is near the former Scaramanga, Eumorfopoulos and Co. (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    88 Leadenhall Street, London, England
    88 Leadenhall Street, London, England
    photo 2009. Eustratius A Eumorfopoulos was a merchant in a previous 87/88 Leadenhall Street (1910).
    25 St Mary Axe, London, England
    25 St Mary Axe, London, England
    photo 2009; London renewed. Eumorfopoulos Bros traded out of 25 St Mary Axe, City of London (1913).
    Eustratio Eumorfopoulos
    Eustratio Eumorfopoulos
    photo courtesy Edith Eumorfopoulos Baker, his granddaughter
    Bullswater Lodge, Pirbright, Surrey
    Bullswater Lodge, Pirbright, Surrey
    Family residence of Mr & Mrs Stratti Eumorfopoulos and their children; still standing in 1968 when visited by granddaughter Edith and her mother.
    Bentsbrook House, North Holmwood, Surrey, England
    Stratti and Edith Eumorfopoulos resided here near Dorking, with their children, in 1925; photo courtesy their granddaughter Edith Eumorfopoulos Baker, whose mother likely took the photo. (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    Bentsbrook House, North Holmwood, Surrey, England
    Bentsbrook House, North Holmwood, Surrey, England
    The house no longer stands.
    'Old Mousers', Dormansland, Surrey, England
    'Old Mousers', Dormansland, Surrey, England
    Where he lived, near Lingfield, while his wife lived on the Isle of Wight; photo courtesy his granddaughter Edith Eumorfopoulos Baker, who visited the house with her mother before the latter's death.
    Nurney Cottage, Wilderness Ln, Hadlow Down, Uckfield, Sussex
    Nurney Cottage, Wilderness Ln, Hadlow Down, Uckfield, Sussex
    He moved here after his wife's death, with his daughter Mimika; photo courtesy his granddaughter Edith Eumorfopoulos Baker.
    neighborhood, Nurney, Wilderness Ln, Hadlow Down, Uckfield, Sussex, England
    neighborhood, Nurney, Wilderness Ln, Hadlow Down, Uckfield, Sussex, England
    photo 2009; Nurney Cottage is pictured. The driveway on the left leads to the actual house. Nurney was and is well hidden from view (Edith Eumorfopoulos Baker).
    Nurney Cottage, Wilderness Ln, Hadlow Down, Uckfield, Sussex, England
    Nurney Cottage, Wilderness Ln, Hadlow Down, Uckfield, Sussex, England
    Nurney Cottage (left). Nurney, renamed 'Wildwood House', is down the lane, on right in photo background.
    'Old Mousers', Race Course Rd, Dormansland, Lingfield, Surrey, England
    'Old Mousers', Race Course Rd, Dormansland, Lingfield, Surrey, England
    photo 2009
    'Old Mousers', Race Course Rd, Dormansland, Lingfield, Surrey, England
    'Old Mousers', Race Course Rd, Dormansland, Lingfield, Surrey, England
    detail--gatepost
    160 Ladbroke Grove, London, England
    160 Ladbroke Grove, London, England

    Documents
    E. Eumorfopoulo's Certificate of Merit awarded for Verse
    E. Eumorfopoulo's Certificate of Merit awarded for Verse
    "Forwarded in competition for the prizes offered by the proprietors of The Boys' Newspaper, May 1882
    1946 envelope addressed to E. Eumorfopoulos
    1946 envelope addressed to E. Eumorfopoulos
    160 Ladbrooke Grove, London, W.10.
    Contents of Envelope
    Contents of Envelope
    Response to E. Eumorfopoulos' request for tickets to view Victory Procession, 1946
    E. Eumorfopoulo's Certificate of Merit awarded for Verse
    E. Eumorfopoulo's Certificate of Merit awarded for Verse
    reverse; this poem is written:
    May riches true on thee be shower'd
    May thy path without weeds be flower'd
    and many birthdays may thou see
    Full of heavenly bliss for thee.
    Mrs. M. A. Eumorfopoulos Trust
    Mrs. M. A. Eumorfopoulos Trust
    under the will of Mrs. Mimina J. Ralli; trustees L.E. Ralli & P.L. Argenti; legacies to Mr. N. Eumorfopoulos, Mrs. Despina Messinesi, Mrs. Maria Metaxas & Mrs. Mimina Scouloudi; residue to Mr. George Eumorfopoulos, Mr. Eustratios Eumorfopoulos, Mr. Nicolaos Eumorfopoulos, Mr. Stamatios Eumorfopoulos, Miss Elpiniki Eumorfopoulos & Miss Esmeralda Eumorfopoulos. See original document
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Register for plot 21662, sq 28-42, Greek plan no. 6
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Register for plot 39287, sq 42, no. 269 on Greek plan
    Eustratios Eumorfopoulos 1956 probate
    Eustratios Eumorfopoulos 1956 probate

    Headstones
    Eustratio Eumorfopoulos Grave Stone
    Eustratio Eumorfopoulos Grave Stone
    photo courtesy Edith Eumorfopoulos Baker, his granddaughter

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

    2. [S119] 1911 England Census.

    3. [S68] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 12, Sep 1975.
      Records of Baptisms from the Church of Our Saviour, 82-84 London Wall, City of London

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

    5. [S68] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 12, Aug 1983.
      Marriages Celebrated at the Holy Wisdom (Saint Sophia) in Moscow Road, Bayswater [London]


  

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