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Scarlatos (Michael) Mavrogordato[1]

Male Abt 1822 - 1888  (~ 66 years)


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  • Name Scarlatos (Michael) Mavrogordato 
    Born Abt 1822  Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Birth year based on marriage register
    Gender Male 
    Buried 1888  St George's Cathedral Cemetery, Syros, Cyclades Islands, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 20 Nov 1888  Syros, Cyclades Islands, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Year of death on tombstone.
    Notes 
    • Occupation: Merchant.
    • Origin: Greece. Took British citizenship 13 May 1842.
    • Church records say he was aged 30 at the time of his marriage.
    • Scarleto Michel Mavrogordato was in partnership with John Michel Mavrogordato (who left the partnership 5 Aug 1853), Demetrius Michel Mavrogordato, George Michel Mavrogordato, Alexander Michel Mavrogordato, and Peter [Pietro] Ralli, as Merchants, in London, Manchester, Constantinople, and Syra (London Gazette 9 Aug 1853).
    • Scarlato M. Mavrogordato was in partnership with D. M. Mavrogordato, Alex. M. Mavrogordato, Constantin M. Mavrogordato, Pietro Ralli, and G. M. Mavrogordato as Merchants, at Constantinople as D. M. Mavrogordato and Co.; at Trebizonde (Ottoman Empire) as Georges M. Mavrogordato; at Syra as Pietro Ralli and Co.; at Marseille as Constantin M. Mavragordato and Co.; at Manchester as Scarlato M. Mavrogordato and Co.; and at Tauris and Resht, both in Persia, as Mavrogordato Brothers until 1 Jan 1862 (London Gazette 3 Oct 1862).
    • S.M. Mavrogordato signed a published petition in favor of the building of the Manchester and Southampton Railway Manchester Times and Gazette 20 Sep 1845.
    • S.M. Mavrogordato & Co. signed a published petition in favor of a Saturday afternoon holiday (Manchester Times and Gazette 4 Nov 1843).
    • 13 Aug 1837: Scarlatos M. Mavrogordato, 20, unmarried, born Chios, arrived Syros 1825, merchant, swore allegiance to the Greek government at the town hall, Ermoupolis, Syros.
    • Messrs. S. M. Mavrogordato and Co. Back King Street contributed Ł2 to the "Public Parks, &c. Subscriptions" (The Manchester Guardian, 10 May 1845, p 1).
    • 1871 England census: 83 Upper Parliament Street, Liverpool, included the lodger Scarlato M. Mavrogorato, married, 52, merchant, b. Greece, naturalized British.
    • 1861 England census: Kersal Moor, Vine Street, Broughton, Lancashire, household headed by Scarlatos M Mavrgordato, 42, Mediterranean merchant; wife Catherine, 30, both b. Greece; daughter Maria S., 8; sons Michael S., 5; James S., 3, all b. England; & 4 servants.
    • The 1863 office of Scarlatos Mavrogordato, 5 Queen st., Deangate, Manchester, shared the address with Nicholas J Ralli & Co., merchants [his brother-in-law].
    • S.M. Mavrocordatos is listed among twenty individuals or businesses who met 26 Apr 1843 to write the Constitution of the Greek Community of Manchester. [3]
    • S.M. Mavrocordatos is listed as a warden for the Greek Church of Manchester, 1856-1857. [4]
    • UK Naturalisation: Scarlato Michael Mavrogordato, Greece, 13 May 1842; Certificate 599. [5, 6]
    Person ID I2395  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2018 

    Father Michael (Ambrouzis) Mavrogordato,   b. 1769, Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1822, Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Mother Marigo (Michael) Rodocanachi,   b. 1770, Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1822, Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Family ID F792  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Aikaterini (Iakobos) Ralli,   b. 1831, Constantinople/Istanbul, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1910, Syros, Cyclades Islands, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 13 Jan 1852  Chapel of Our Saviour, Finsbury Circus, City of London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Marriage Witnesses: Maria T. Ralli and John M. Mavrogordato; Narkissos Morphinos presiding; entry 20 [7]
    Children 
     1. Marigo (Scarlatos) Mavrogordato,   b. 30 Mar 1853, Manchester, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1894, Syros, Cyclades Islands, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
     2. Michael (Scarlatos) Mavrogordato,   b. 27 Feb 1856, Manchester, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1886, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years)
    +3. Jacob (Scarlatos) Mavrogordato,   b. 25 Jul 1857, Manchester, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1920, Syros, Cyclades Islands, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
    Last Modified 13 Dec 2010 
    Family ID F1020  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1822 - Chios, Greece Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 13 Jan 1852 - Chapel of Our Saviour, Finsbury Circus, City of London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 1888 - St George's Cathedral Cemetery, Syros, Cyclades Islands, Greece Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Nov 1888 - Syros, Cyclades Islands, Greece Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Scarlatos Mavrogordato
    Scarlatos Mavrogordato
    80s Upper Parliament Street, Liverpool, England
    80s Upper Parliament Street, Liverpool, England
    Scarlato M. Mavogordato was a lodger at 83 Upper Parliament Street in 1871; photo 2009.
    5 Queen St, Deangate, Manchester, England
    5 Queen St, Deangate, Manchester, England
    Photo 2015; redeveloped. 1863 site of Nicholas J Ralli & Co., merchants; Nicholas' brother-in-law, Scarlatos Mavrogordato, also worked here.

    Documents
    Scarlatos MAVROGORDATO 20 November 1888 Death Certificate
    Scarlatos MAVROGORDATO 20 November 1888 Death Certificate
    70 years, merchant, from Chios, married (translation by George Agelastos)

    Headstones
    detail - Aikaterini & Jacob Mavrogordato family tomb
    detail - Aikaterini & Jacob Mavrogordato family tomb
    St George Cemetery, Syros; Tomb inscription: "Family Mausoleum of AIKATERINI SCARLATOS MAVROGORDATO, daughter of J. Ralli, AND JACOB S. MAVROGORDATO. Here rest in peace: SCARLATOS M. MAVROGORDATO, died here [Ermoupolis] in 1888; AIKATERINI SCARLATOS MAVROGORDATO, born in Ermoupolis in 1827, died in Ermoupolis 15 Feb 1910."
    Aikaterini & Jacob Mavrogordato family tomb
    Aikaterini & Jacob Mavrogordato family tomb
    St George Cemetery, Syros
    detail - Aikaterini & Jacob Mavrogordato family tomb
    detail - Aikaterini & Jacob Mavrogordato family tomb
    St George Cemetery, Syros; "[Here rest in peace] their children: MIKÉS S. MAVROGORDATO, died in France in 1886; MARIGO [Maria] L. VIDALIS, died here in 189[4?];JACOB S. MAVROGORDATO, died 26 April 1920"; Bottom inscription: "[This tomb is] owned by Mikés J. Mavrogordato".
    detail - Aikaterini & Jacob Mavrogordato family tomb
    detail - Aikaterini & Jacob Mavrogordato family tomb
    St George Cemetery, Syros; "Here rest in peace: SOCRATES AND FANNY RALLI and their children: MIKÉS, died 17 Jan 1932; COSTĚS, died 18 Apr 1935; JOHN, died 19 Dec 1936 and AIKATERINI S. RALLI, died 8 Aug 1955".

  • Sources 
    1. [S25] Greek State Archives (Syros).
      #2504 Registry of Oaths of Allegiance

    2. [S25] Greek State Archives (Syros).

    3. [S52] A Personal History of the Greek Community of Manchester and Its Church, 1843-1900., Sophocles Chr. Andreades, (Manchester, 2000, ISBN 0-9504097-2-3).

    4. [S52] A Personal History of the Greek Community of Manchester and Its Church, 1843-1900., Sophocles Chr. Andreades, (Manchester, 2000, ISBN 0-9504097-2-3), 51.

    5. [S68] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 25, Dec 1976.
      Greeks Naturalised in Britain 1801-1900

    6. [S73] UK National Archives.
      HO 1/25/599

    7. [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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