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Pantaleon Ambrose (Ambrouzis) Mavrogordato[1]

Male 1841 - 1914  (73 years)


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  • Name Pantaleon Ambrose (Ambrouzis) Mavrogordato 
    Nickname Pandely 
    Born 04 Aug 1841  Constantinople/Istanbul, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 13 Oct 1914  London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 16 Oct 1914  Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Burial plot 28739, sq. 28, Greek plan no. 37, reg. pg. 14949, no. 48758. [3]
    Notes 
    • Occupation: Merchant. Early partner in London merchant bank P. P. Rodocanachi & Co. Ltd.
    • Origin: Chios. Pandely Ambrose Mavrogordato of Russia took British citizenship 16 Jan 1894 while living in London.
    • In the late 1800s he lived and traded with his brothers in London although the name of their firm is not known.
    • Pantaleon Mavrogordato, merchant, Alexandria, is listed as a partner in the Bank of Alexandria Ltd, The London Gazette (27 Feb 1873).
    • He was co-administrator of the estate of John Stephen Schilizzi.
    • Addresses, London, England: Residence 1894, 74 Westbourne Terrace, Hyde Park, Middlesex; 1 King's Arms Yard, Moorgate St.
    • P. A. Mavrogordato, merchant, 37 Threadneedle Street [probably South Sea House], London, invested in the Bank of Alexandria Limited (London Gazette 28 Feb 1874, 27 Feb 1875). This is the same address, earlier in 1866, as that of Peter P. Rodocanachi and the two may have been partners (London Gazette 28 Feb 1866).
    • Pandely A. Mavrogordato was partners with P.P. Rodocanachi, John F. Paspatti, Th.P. Rodocanachi, M.E. Rodocanachi, C.N. Mavrogordato, E. Ckarilaos, A. Mavrogordato, and Theod. Mavrogordato as merhants, at London under the firm of P.P. Rodocanachi and Co.; at St. Petersburg under the firm of Th.P. Rodocanachi and Co.; at Odessa and Nicolaief under the firm of Th. Mavrogordato and Co.; at Rostoff under the firm of C. N. Mavrogordato; and at Marseilles under the firm of M.E. Rodocanachi and Co. (London Gazette 6 Jan 1874).
    • Pandely Ambroise Mavrogordato, esq., c/o Messrs. P. P. Rodocanachi and Co., South Sea House, Threadneedle St., E.C. London invested in the Imperial Bank Limited (London Gazette 27 Feb 1878, 26 Feb 1879, 25 Feb 1880).
    • He was in partnership with P.P. Rodocanachi [either father or son] and M.G. Mavrogordato in the firm of P. P. Rodocanachi and Co., Merchants, at South Sea House, Threadneedle Street, London, as Merchants, until he left the firm effective 31 Dec 1892 (London Gazette 3 Jan 1893).
    • Pandely A. Mavrogordato was listed as a member of the Baltic Exchange, 1886 (Harlaftis, A History of Greek-owned Shipping, p. 58).
    • 1881 England census: 74 Westbourne Terrace, London, household headed by John S. Schilizzi, 75, Levant East India merchant; wife Alexandra, 60, both b. Chios; son-in-law Pandely A. Mavrogordato, 29, general merchant, b. Constantinople; daughter Jeannie J., 33, b. London; & 7 servants.
    • UK Naturalisation: Pantely Ambroise Mavrogordato, Russia, 16 Jan 1894, residence London; home office paper B15376; certificate A7740 [4, 5]
    • He co-administered the estate of Alexandra John Schilizzi.
    • 1911 England census for 74 Westbourne Terrace, Hyde Park, Paddington, London W, household headed by Pandely Ambroise Mavrogordato, 69, b. Turkey, married 43 years, no children, retired gentleman, naturalized Brit subject; 6 servants.
    Person ID I2556  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 18 Dec 2018 

    Father Ambrouzis (Pandely) Mavrogordato,   b. 22 Oct 1804, Odessa, Ukraine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1880, Constantinople/Istanbul, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Loxandra (Theodoris) Ralli,   b. 18 Nov 1821, Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jun 1913, Constantinople/Istanbul, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Family ID F1090  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Zennou (Ioannis) Schilizzi,   b. 07 May 1847, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Feb 1931, 74 Westbourne Terrace, Bayswater, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 04 Jun 1867  Chapel of Our Saviour, Finsbury Circus, City of London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Marriage Witnesses: Theodore Em. Schilizzi and Michael Paspati; Narkissos Morphinos presiding; entry 72. (Zannis S. Schilizzi says his wife Eleni was their sponsor and travelled from Constantinople for the occasion). [6]
    Last Modified 13 Dec 2010 
    Family ID F1089  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 04 Aug 1841 - Constantinople/Istanbul, Turkey Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 04 Jun 1867 - Chapel of Our Saviour, Finsbury Circus, City of London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Oct 1914 - London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 16 Oct 1914 - Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England UK Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Pantaleon Ambrose Mavrogordato
    Pantaleon Ambrose Mavrogordato
    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 King's Arms Yard, London, England
    1 King's Arms Yard, London, England
    photo 2009; the 1 King's Arms Yard replaces buildings that themselves likely followed the demolition of dozens of houses neighboring Moorgate, built 1840. P.P. Rodocanachi & Co., merchants, was located at 1 King's Arms Yard, Moorgate Street, London (1894-1906)
    1 King's Arms Yard, London, England
    1 King's Arms Yard, London, England
    architect's rendering
    38 Threadneedle St, London, England
    38 Threadneedle St, London, England
    photo 2009; Bank of Scotland, former South Sea House. With the repeal of the Corn Laws and the boom in trading that followed, the Baltic Exchange moved to the South Sea House (between 1857 - 1866) and then left the Threadneedle Street building in 1903 for the location now occupied by 30 St Mary Axe [The Gherkin]. P. P. Rodocanachi and Co., Merchants, were located at South Sea House, Threadneedle Street, London (1878-1905).
    38 Threadneedle St, London, England
    38 Threadneedle St, London, England
    detail--entrance

    Documents
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Register for plot 28739, sq 28, Greek plan no. 37
    Pandely Ambroise Mavrocordato 1914 Probate
    Pandely Ambroise Mavrocordato 1914 Probate

    Headstones
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Pantaleon (Ambrouzis) Mavrogordato (1841-1914) and his wife Jenny Schilizzi Mavrogordato (1847-1931); photo by Parker Agelasto

  • Sources 
    1. [S119] 1911 England Census.

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

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

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

    5. [S73] UK National Archives.
      HO 144/357/B15376

    6. [S68] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 12, Mar 1977.
      Records of Marriages from the Church of Our Saviour [London]


  

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