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Leonidas Pandely (Pandely) Argenti

Male 1882 - 1956  (73 years)


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  • Name Leonidas Pandely (Pandely) Argenti 
    Nickname Leon 
    Born 01 Jun 1882  London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 06 Jul 1882  Church of Our Saviour, London Wall, City of London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • God-parents: Leonidas P. Argenti (represented by Eugenia L. Ralli). [1]
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 Feb 1956  Anvers [Antwerp], Antwerp, Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 10 Mar 1956  St. Pierre Cemetery, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhone, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Cemetery 1956 register midi carré 2, ter grec, no. 8, 74 years old, Anvers, entry 101.
    Notes 
    • Residence: 16 Hyde Park Terrace, London, England
    • Occupation: Captain (Reserve).
    • Education: Marlborough, England. University College Oxford.
    • Officer of the Order of The Saviour and of St Sepulchre. Captain in the British army in WWI on the Macedonian front. Promoted to temp. 2nd Lt. whilst empld. as an Interpreter, 7 Aug 1916. Temp. Lt. (actg. Capt.) Temp. Lt. from Spec. List, to temp. Lt. (with seniority 1 Sept. 1917), and to be actg. Capt. while comdg. a Co. 21 Jan. 1918.Relinquishes his commission on completion of service, 4 June 1919, and is granted the rank of Capt. Gold Medal for Bravery (Serbia). Portrait in the Koraïs Library, Chios. Honorary citizen of Chios in 1920.
    • Along with George Michel Mavrogordato, Pandia Peter Rodocanachi and George Eumorfopoulos he was executor of the estate of Jenny Mavrogordato (London Gazette 12 May 1931).
    • He gave away his sister Queenie (Julia) at her wedding.
    • L.P. Argenti is included in the list: Greek presence in India between 1900-1050 from Thacker's Directory and Greek Church archives. [2]
    • He administered his mother's estate.
    • He administered the estate of Julie Argenti.
    • Leon Argenti [16 Hyde Park Terrace] appears on the 1924, 1925, 1926 UK electoral register, Paddington South parliamentary division, Westminster county/borough.
    Person ID I2545  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 13 Jul 2012 

    Father Pandely Leonidas (Leonidas) Argenti,   b. 10 Nov 1853, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Oct 1911, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Mother Fanny (Ioannis) Schilizzi,   b. 04 Mar 1854, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Jun 1926, 16 Hyde Park Terrace, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 14 Feb 1880  St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Marriage Witnesses: S. A. Ralli, Pant. A. Mavrogordato and D. St. Schilizzi; Hieronymous Myriantheus presiding; entry 108. [3]
    • The four children who survived infancy had Emily Jane Smith (b abt 1864) as their "devoted nannie and beloved friend for 43 years" according to Ms. Smith's death notice in The Times (London) 28 Jul 1942.
    Notes 
    • This marriage has been cited as one of several marriage alliances involving business ties; various descendants have been referenced as marriage patterns have changed with modern times. [4]
    Family ID F1084  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Hélène Olga (Etienne) Zarifi,   b. 30 May 1891, cours Pierre Puget 27, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Dec 1979, rue Rodocanachi 7, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 22 Jul 1914  Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Fanny (Leonidas) Argenti
     2. Pandely (Leonidas) Argenti,   b. 25 Oct 1918, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1994, l’hôpital Antoine Béclère, Clamart, Hauts-de-Seine, Île-de-France, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2008 
    Family ID F1116  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 01 Jun 1882 - London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 06 Jul 1882 - Church of Our Saviour, London Wall, City of London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 22 Jul 1914 - Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 Feb 1956 - Anvers [Antwerp], Antwerp, Belgium Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 10 Mar 1956 - St. Pierre Cemetery, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhone, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Bayswater Road, London, England
    Bayswater Road, London, England
    photo 2009. From at least 1891 to the 1950s the stretch of Bayswater Road facing Hyde Park between Clarendon Place and Albion Street was called Hyde Park Terrace (but not so on Charles Booth 1898 map). The original buildings have been replaced. Pandely L. and Fanny Argenti lived at 16 Hyde Park Terrace, Bayswater, with their family in 1901.

    Documents
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Register for plot 12856
    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
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Register for plot 28739, sq 28, Greek plan no. 37
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Register for plot 33130, sq 43, no. 253-254 on Greek plan
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Register entry for grave 21077

    Headstones
    St. Pierre Cemetery, Marseille, France
    St. Pierre Cemetery, Marseille, France
    Leonidas Pandely Argenti (d 1956) tomb: Pandia Leoni Argenti (d 1873); Zenni Pandely Argenti (d 1876); Marie Julia Leonidas Argenti (d 1877); Auguste Leoni Argenti (d 1881); Leonidas Pandely Argenti (d 1889); Adrien Pandely Argenti (d 1891); Julie Leonidas Argenti (d 1921); also Helene Zarifi Argenti, according to burial records, but not inscribed.
    St. Pierre Cemetery, Marseille, France
    St. Pierre Cemetery, Marseille, France
    tomb inscription

  • Sources 
    1. [S68] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 12, Aug 1976.
      Records of Baptisms from the Church of Our Saviour, 82-84 London Wall, City of London

    2. [S57] A Chronicle of the Greeks in India: 1750-1950, Dione Marcos-Dodis, (Dodoni Publications, Athens, 2002; ISBN 960-385-160-4).

    3. [S68] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 12, Jul 1977.
      Marriages Celebrated at the Holy Wisdom (Saint Sophia) in Moscow Road, Bayswater [London]

    4. [S59] LA COMMUNAUTÉ GRECQUE À MARSEILLE, Michel Calapodis, (Paris:L'Harmattan (link)), 211ff.


  

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