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Philip Pandely (Pandely) Argenti[1, 2]

Male 1891 - 1974  (82 years)


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  • Name Philip Pandely (Pandely) Argenti 
    Born 01 May 1891  Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 21 Oct 1891  St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • God-parents: Eugenia Ralli. [3]
    Gender Male 
    Died 14 Apr 1974  London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • His obituary appeared in The Times (London), Tuesday, Apr 16, 1974.
    Buried 19 Apr 1974  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. 19821, no. 87731 [4]
    Notes 
    • Without this man's work and devotion, the family histories of Chios which are on this website today would no doubt have been substantially lost. We all owe Mr. Argenti our most profound gratitude.
    • Education: Winchester. Christ's Church College. Oxford. Read Law at Athens
    • Occupation: Diplomat. Historian of Chios. Genealogist.
    • Residence: bef 1974, The Kampos, Chios, Greece; 1930, 25 Half Moon Street, Piccadilly, Westminster, London, England; 1939, 8 Prince's Gardens, Kensington, London, England; 16 Hyde Park Terrace, Westminster, London, England; 42 Rue de Bucharest, Athens, Greece.
    • His portrait hangs in the Koraïs Library, Chios. Author of 'Libro d'Oro de la Noblesse de Chio' (OUP 1955 2 vols); History of Chios (with L. M. Calvocoressi and D. P. Petrocochino, 1928); and numerous other publications relating to Chios.
    • OBE (Mil.). Lt (Reserve) Greek Cavalry. Grand Officer of the Order of St Sepulchre. Officer of the Order of the White Eagle (Serbia). Greek War Medal. Greek War Medal. Serbian Medal for Bravery.
    • Served in the Venizelist forces throughout the Macedonian attack in WWI and in the 3rd Greek Cavalry Regt. His portrait was painted by Laszlo in Apr 1930.
    • The Argenti estate in the Kampos, Chios, where Philip once lived has been converted into a lodge, the Argentikon, which was toured on the 2009 Agelasto family reunion (photos).
    • 1901 England census: 16 Hyde Park Terrace household headed by Pandely Argenti, 47, East Indian merchant; wife Fanny, 46; son Philip, 9, all b. 'London Greek'; daughter Julia, 7, b 'Eastbourne Greek, Sussex;' & 11 servants.
    • Philip Argenti [16 Hyde Park Terrace] appears on the 1927 UK electoral register, Paddington parliamentary division, Westminster county/borough; [57 Princes Gate Mews - abode: 1 Stanhope Street W2] 1933, [abode: 8 Princes Gardens SW7] 1934, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938 Kensington/Kensington and Chelsea; 1939 Kensington South/Kensington and Chelsea; 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949 London and Westminster/City of London.
    • Portrait of Philip Pandely Argenti National Portrait Gallery, U.K., Lafayette Ltd, whole-plate film negative, 20 February 1930; NPG x184442.
    Person ID I2598  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 12 Mar 2015 

    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. [5]
    • 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. [6]
    Family ID F1084  Group Sheet

    Family Alexandra Helen (Stephen) Schilizzi,   b. 28 Apr 1904, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1988, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 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. [7]
    • 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

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 01 May 1891 - Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 21 Oct 1891 - 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 - 14 Apr 1974 - London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 19 Apr 1974 - Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England UK Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Philip Argenti
    Philip Argenti
    6th day, Chios family reunion: Argentikon
    6th day, Chios family reunion: Argentikon
    Philip Argenti
    6th day, Chios family reunion: Argentikon
    6th day, Chios family reunion: Argentikon
    Philip Argenti statue (detail)
    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.
    25 Half Moon Street, London, England
    25 Half Moon Street, London, England
    Philip Argenti lived at this Piccadilly address in 1930.
    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.)

    Documents
    Philippe Pantaleon Argenti birth certificate
    Philippe Pantaleon Argenti birth certificate
    Obituary of Philip Argenti
    Obituary of Philip Argenti
    The Times (London), Tuesday, 16 Apr 1974
    Philip L. Chryssoveloni, <i>Chios through the Ages</i> (Athens, 1937)
    Philip L. Chryssoveloni, Chios through the Ages (Athens, 1937)
    Philip Argenti is mentioned on pages 42-43
    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
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Pandely Leonidas Argenti family crypt
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Pandely Leonidas Argenti family crypt
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Pandely Leonidas Argenti family crypt
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Pandely Leonidas Argenti family crypt - stained glass

  • Sources 
    1. [S49] Χίος και Χίοι διά μέσου των αιώνων, Χρυσοβελόνης, Φίλιππος Λ [Philip L. Chryssoveloni], (digital document, originally published Athens,1937), 42-43.

    2. [S109] National Portrait Gallery, London UK.

    3. [S68] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 7, Dec 1976.
      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 1977.
      Marriages Celebrated at the Holy Wisdom (Saint Sophia) in Moscow Road, Bayswater [London]

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

    7. [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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