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Alexandra Helen (Stephen) Schilizzi[1, 2]

Female 1904 - 1988  (83 years)


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  • Name Alexandra Helen (Stephen) Schilizzi 
    Nickname Helen, Mooch 
    Born 28 Apr 1904  London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 19 Jun 1904  St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • God-parents: Maria Ralli. [3]
    Gender Female 
    Died 23 Mar 1988  London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 28 Mar 1988  Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • buried in plot 33130, sq 43, no. 253-254 on Greek plan, reg. pg. 20227, no. 90185, the Argenti family crypt [4]
    Notes 
    • Grand Officer of the Order of St Sepulchre. Liberal candidate for Northampton , England, in the 1929 General Election. She is presumably the Miss Helen Schilizzi of 17 Stanhope Gardens, Kensington, who wrote to the press concerning the League of Nations.
    • On her death she was the grandmother of a child Frederic.
    • She served as bridesmaid to her sister, Mary Julia.
    • She travelled with her father, Stephen Schilizzi, 51, and her sister Isabelle, 23, from New York to Plymouth, England, on the Veendam arriving 1 Oct 1923.
    • She travelled from Madeira to Southampton on the Balmoral Castle arriving 7 Oct 1924.
    • She travelled at age 18 with her father Stephan, 50, from New York to Southampton on the Aquitania arriving 20 Jun 1922. Their address: Guilesborough Court, Northampton, England.
    • Residence: at DOD, 3 West Halkin St SW1 London, England.
    • Alexandra Helen Argenti (née Schilizzi) was photographed by by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd); half-plate nitrate negative, 8 December 1931; NPG x47943; National Portrait Gallery (UK).
    • Alexandra Argenti [112 Inverness Terrace] appears on the 1931, 1932, 1936, 1937, 1938 UK electoral register, Paddington parliamentary division, Westminster county/borough; 1939 Paddington South/Westminster.
    • 1911 England census: household at The Court, Guilsborough, Northamptonshire, headed by Stephen Schilizzi, 38, b. London, married 15 years; 4 children, all living, private means; wife Julia Schilizzi, 33, b. Cannes, France; daughters Mary Julia, 12, b. London; Margaret Isabella, 10, b. Folkestone, Kent; Alexandra Helen, 6, b. London; 13 servants.
    Person ID I2591  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 19 Dec 2018 

    Father Stephen Stephanovich (John) Schilizzi, JP,   b. 15 Apr 1872, 93 Westbourne Terrace, Bayswater, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jul 1961, 20 Devonshire Place St., Marylebone, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Mother Julia (Lucas) Ralli,   b. 15 Nov 1877, Cannes, Alpes Maritimes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1952, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 11 Jan 1896  St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Marriage Witness: L. Lambrinudi; A. Paraschis presiding. [5]
    Family ID F1100  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Philip Pandely (Pandely) Argenti,   b. 01 May 1891, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1974, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 20 Feb 1930  St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Engagement and wedding notices appeared in The Times (London) 9 Jan 1930, pg. 13, 25 Jan 1930 (for the protestant service), and 18 Feb 1930 (for the protestant and orthodox services).
    • Marriage Witnesses: Leonidas Pandely Argenti and John Stephen (Stephen) Schilizzi; Ceremony performed in the morning at St. Sophia by the Very Rev. Great Archimandrite Michel Constantinides and in the afternoon at St. Mark's, North Audley Street, London, with the Bishop of Winchester officiating, assisted by the Rev. W.G. Pennyman; entry 554. [6]
    • Wedding covered in The Times (London) 21 Feb 1930.
    Children 
     1. Fanny Sybil (Philip) Argenti,   b. 28 Feb 1931, 1 Stanhope Street, Westminster, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1984  (Age 53 years)
    +2. Georgina Julia Susan (Philip) Argenti,   b. 28 Nov 1939, 8 Prince's Gardens, Knightsbridge, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 15 Aug 2017, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     3. Pandely Paul Lorenzo Stephen (Philip) Argenti
    Last Modified 14 Dec 2010 
    Family ID F1102  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Apr 1904 - London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 19 Jun 1904 - St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Feb 1930 - St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Mar 1988 - London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 28 Mar 1988 - Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England UK Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Alexandra Helen Schilizzi
    Alexandra Helen Schilizzi
    Argentis and Agelastos
    Georgina Argenti Bruce, Frederick Bruce, Peter Alexander Agelasto III, Alexandra Schilizzi Argenti, and Betsy Rawls Agelasto - Virginia Beach, Va., 1970s; photo courtesy Parker Agelasto. (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    20 block Stanhope Gardens, London, England
    20 block Stanhope Gardens, London, England
    photo 2009. Street numbers begin at 21, after an open space. Miss Helen Schilizzi used the address 17 Stanhope Gardens, Kensington, after WWI.
    Stanhope Gardens, London, England
    Stanhope Gardens, London, England
    The low numbered block of the street has been replaced with this post war construction; photo 2009.
    15 Prince's Gardens, London, England
    15 Prince's Gardens, London, England
    photo 2009; Institute for Global Health, Imperial College, now occupies the structure where Stephen and Julia Schilizzi lived with their family around 1900.
    8 Prince's Gardens, London, England
    photo 2009; Early Years Education Centre, Imperial College, now occupies the structure where Philip and Alexandra Argenti lived with their family around 1940. (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    3 West Halkin St SW1 London, England
    3 West Halkin St SW1 London, England

    Documents
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Register for plot 33130, sq 43, no. 253-254 on Greek plan

    Headstones
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Pandely Leonidas Argenti family crypt

  • Sources 
    1. [S109] National Portrait Gallery, London UK.

    2. [S119] 1911 England Census.

    3. [S68] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 16, Feb 1983.
      Records of Baptisms from the Church of St. Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater

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

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

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


  

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