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Paul (Ioannis) Schilizzi, esq[1, 2]

Male 1842 - 1879  (36 years)


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  • Name Paul (Ioannis) Schilizzi 
    Suffix esq 
    Born 01 Jun 1842  London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Birth notice "of a son and heir" appeared in The Times (London) 2 Jun 1842, pg. 8.
    Christened 24 Jul 1842  Chapel of Our Saviour, Finsbury Circus, City of London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • God-parents: Christos Vernoudaki representing John Vafeiadakis (of Livorno). [3]
    Gender Male 
    Died 06 Apr 1879  3 Prince's Gate, Knightsbridge, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Personal estate valued at under £160,000, administered at London 23 Apr 1879, and proved by John Stephen Schilizzi of 37 Finsbury Circus, father, and Demetrius Stefanovich Schilizzi, his cousin, of 25 Austin Friars, London, and Joseph Benson of 37 Finsbury Circus, Schilizzi & Co., executors. [4]
    Buried 12 Apr 1879  Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • register entry 52411
    • Archimandrite H. Myrianthes [Archimandrite Jerome] officiating presiding [5]
    • burial plot no. 15803, reg. pg. 6554, no. 52411. [6]
    Notes 
    • He lived 36 years, ten months and six days.(Christopher Long)
    • Residence: 3 Prince's Gate, Middlesex, London, England.
    • Business address: Schilizzi & Co., 37 Finsbury Circus, London, England, apparently his father's company.
    • He was in partnership with James Constantine Negreponte [possibly Jacob (Constantine) Negroponte], John James Negreponte [possibly Jacques (Jacob) Negroponte] and Leonidas Vernudachi (all three who retired on 31 Mar 1861), John Sten. Schilizzi, Eml. Halduvachi, John Stefanovich Schilizzi, Paul Stefanovich Schilizzi, Michele P. Mavrogordato, Giovanni Vafiadacchi, Z. Stef. Schilizzi, Demetrius J. Paspali, Ambo. M. Cappari, Jean F. Paspatti, A. Z. Caridia, M. F. Paspatti, D. Stef. Schilizzi, and N. P. Caridia. The firms operated as merchants, at London, Manchester, and Calcutta, under the firm of Schilizzi and Co.; at Leghorn, under the firm of Schilizzi and Vafiadacchi; at Constantinople, under the firm of Z. Stefanovich and Co.; at Taganrog, under the firm of A. M. Cappari; and at Rostoff, under the firm of John F. Paspatti (London Gazette 27 Dec 1861).
    • Along with Marietta John Schilizzi [likely Marietta (Nicolas) Frangopoulos] and Pantaleon John Schilizzi, widow and merchant, respectively, of Alexandria, he was a partner in the Bank of Alexandria Limited (London Gazette 27 Feb 1873).
    • He was among the partners in business as Merchants, at London, Manchester, and Calcutta, under the firm of Schilizzi and Co., at Leghorn under the firm of Schilizzi and Vafiadacchi, at Castellamare under the firm of Paul Stefanovich Schilizzi, at Constantinople under the firm of Z. Stefanovich and Co., and at Taganrog and Rostoff-on-the-Don under the firm of John F. Paspatti, until dissolved 31 March 1866. Other partners were: John Stephen Schilizzi, Zanni Stefanovich Schilizzi, Demetrius Stefanovich Schilizzi, John Stefanovich Schilizzi, Paul Stefanovich Schilizzi, Giovanni Vafiadacchi, Ambrosio M. Cappari, Emmanuel Hafduvachi, Michael P. Mavrogordato, Michael F. Paspatti, John F. Paspatti, Nicolas P. Caridia, Aristides Z. Caridia, and Demetrius J. Paspatti. (London Gazette 22 Feb 1869)
    • He was a partner with the brothers D. Stef. Schilizzi, John Stefanovich Schilizzi and Paul Stefanovich Schilizzi., Aristides George Caridia and Pericles Z. Amiro in Schilizzi and Co., Merchants, at London, Manchester, and Calcutta, until it was dissolved 31 Dec 1872. (London Gazette 28 Feb 1873).
    • His partnership with Aristides George Caridia as Merchants was dissolved 9 Apr 1877 (London Gazette 10 Apr 1877).
    • 1871 England census: 74 Westbourne Terrace, London, household headed by John Schilizzi, 63, retired merchant; wife Alexandra, 49, both b. Chios; son Paul J, 28, merchant, b. London; daughter-in-law Virginia, 20, b. Smyrna; daughter Fanny, 17 and granddaughter Alexandra, 1 yr, 2 ms, both b. London; & 8 servants.
    Person ID I2519  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 19 Jan 2018 

    Father Ioannis (Stephanis) Schilizzi, esq,   b. 10 Sep 1805, Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jun 1892, 74 Westbourne Terrace, Bayswater, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Mother Alexandra (Pandely) Mavrogordato,   b. 02 Jun 1819, Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1897, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Family ID F1073  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Vierou (Ioannis) Sechiari,   b. 05 Apr 1850, Smyrna/Izmir, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1939, 2 Portman Court, Marylebone, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 05 May 1869  Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Marriage witnesses included Paul Rodocanachi, 54, merchant, allees des Capucines 11; Etienne Sechiari, 59, rentier, allees des Capucines 10; Michael Rodocanachi, 32, merchant; document contains signatures of the bride and groom, their parents, and Z.P. Rodocanachi.
    • Marriage notice appeared in the The Pall Mall Gazette (London), 7 May 1869.
    Children 
    +1. Alexandra (Paul) Schilizzi,   b. 03 Feb 1870, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Dec 1957, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     2. Hypatia (Paul) Schilizzi,   b. 25 Mar 1872, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1943, Richmond, Surrey, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    Documents
    Schilizzi - Sechiari 1869 marriage
    Schilizzi - Sechiari 1869 marriage
    Schilizzi - Sechiari 1869 marriage
    Schilizzi - Sechiari 1869 marriage
    Civil registration records, Marseille, France
    Last Modified 29 Dec 2008 
    Family ID F1075  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 01 Jun 1842 - London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 24 Jul 1842 - Chapel of Our Saviour, Finsbury Circus, City of London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 05 May 1869 - Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 06 Apr 1879 - 3 Prince's Gate, Knightsbridge, London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 12 Apr 1879 - Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England UK Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Paul Schilizzi
    Paul Schilizzi
    74 Westbourne Terrace, London, England
    74 Westbourne Terrace, London, England
    The Bayswater residence of John and Alexandra Schilizzi with their son Paul and his family in 1871; photo 2009. In 1894 Alexandra's son-in-law Pandely A. Mavrogordato used this address and lived here presumably with his wife.
    1-5 Prince's Gate, London, England
    1-5 Prince's Gate, London, England
    photo 2009; the buildings on the frontage road parallel to Kensington Rd, Knightsbridge, have been rebuilt. As a widow in 1881 Virginia Schilizzi lived at 3 Princes Gate with her daughters Alexandra and Hypatia; Paul J. Schilizzi resided here at his 1879 death; Paul P Rodocanachi used the address in 1918.
    1839 Map of Finsbury Circus, London, England
    1839 Map of Finsbury Circus, London, England
    Many Greek merchants traded from here. Paul I Schilizzi, Schilizzi & Co, worked out of 37 Finsbury Circus (1879)

    Documents
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Register for plot 15803, sq 27, Greek plan no. 17-18, memorial damaged through enemy action, 1 Sep 1940
    Paul John Schilizzi 1879 Probate
    Paul John Schilizzi 1879 Probate

    Headstones
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    John S Schilizzi Crypt
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    John Stephen Schilizzi Crypt
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    J S Schilizzi crypt (interior)
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    John S Schilizzi Crypt Interior

  • Sources 
    1. [S67] Ploto: Greek Shipowners from the Late 18th Century to the Eve of World War II, Gelina Harlaftis, Manos Haritatos, Helen Beneki, (Hellenic Literary and Historical Archive, Athens, Greece 2003 ISBN 960-201-165-3), 234.

    2. [S110] Les Grecs de Marseille, Erato Paris, (Revue Européenne des Migrations Internationales).

    3. [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

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

    5. [S68] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 3, Aug 1977.
      Records of Burials at West Norwood Cemetery

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


  

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