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Roy St George (George) Calvocoressi, OBE

Male 1930 - 2012  (82 years)


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  • Name Roy St George (George) Calvocoressi, OBE 
    Suffix OBE 
    Born 24 Apr 1930  London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • DOB from birth notice that appeared in The Times (London) 26 Apr 1930.
    • 25 Apr 1930 according to Sturdza [1]
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 Sep 2012  Burrswood Christian Hospital, London UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Obituary appeared in The Times [London], 27 Sep 2012, and Henley Standard, 28 Sep 2012.
    Buried 04 Oct 2012  England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • funeral: 4 Oct 2012, 2 PM, Nettlebed Church, Oxon.
    • Memorial Service held at St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square, 11 March 2013 at 3pm.
    Notes 
    • Residence, England: 31 Green Street, Mayfair, London; 2005, Bix Bottom Farm, Bix, Henley-on-Thames, Oxon.
    • Occupation: Barrister. Worked to restore villages in Cyprus
    • Education: Eton.
    • He and his sister Yolanda staged a family reunion in Feb 1999 in London.
    • The founder and director (retired 2006) of the Christian International Peace Service. See "The Charism of Peacemaking" in the organization's Goodnews archives, Jan.Feb 2002.
    • Queen's Birthday Honours 2002, OBE.
    • R. St. G. Calvocoressi on 29 Sep 1988 ceased to be a General Partner and became a Limited Partner in First 29 Pride Hill, Shrewbury Limited and became a Limited Partner (London Gazette 20 Oct 1988).
    • Emergency Commissions, Infantry, King's Own R., Roy St. George Calvocoressi (403585) to be 2nd Lt., 30th July 1949 (London Gazette 23 Sep 1949).
    • His God-children included his cousin James Calvocoressi, Mark Jocelyn Willoughby Hordern and Elizabeth Florence Hare.
    • Attended Peter Calvocoressi memorial, 2 Sep 2010, London, England.
    • Roy St. G. Calvocoressi [31 Green Street W1] appears on the 1951, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1959, 1960, 1961 electoral register, London and Westminster parliamentary division, City of London county/borough.
    Person ID I2633  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 25 Jul 2013 

    Father George John (John) Calvocoressi,   b. 12 May 1880, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1937, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Mother Julia (Pandely) Argenti,   b. 28 Aug 1893, Eastbourne, East Sussex, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jul 1963, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 05 Nov 1927  St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Engagement notice appeared in The Times (London) 5 Sep 1927, pg. 1; wedding announced in the newspaper 6 Oct 1927; it was covered in detail 8 Nov 1927.
    • Witnesses/Sponsors: L.E. Ralli & Philip Argenti; The Great Archimandrite Constantinidi, assisted by the Archimandrite Moskovakis, performed the nuptials; entry 531.
    • Bride was given in marriage by her brother Leon and the reception was given at 16 Hyde Park Terrace, by Sir Lucas & Lady Ralli (her uncle and aunt) attended by most of the London Greek community.
    Family ID F1120  Group Sheet

    Family Elfrida Jane (W.D.) Kerr 
    Children 
    +1. Caroline E. (Roy) Calvocoressi
     2. George William (Roy) Calvocoressi
    Last Modified 17 Dec 2008 
    Family ID F1121  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Apr 1930 - London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Sep 2012 - Burrswood Christian Hospital, London UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 04 Oct 2012 - England UK Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    31 Green St, Grosvenor Square, London, England
    31 Green St, Grosvenor Square, London, England
    photo 2009; George J. and Julia Calvocoressi and their family lived at this address.
    31 Green St, Grosvenor Square, London, England
    31 Green St, Grosvenor Square, London, England
    detail
    Roy Calvocoressi
    Roy Calvocoressi
    Roy Calvocoressi greeting local elders in Uganda.
    Roy Calvocoressi greeting local elders in Uganda.
    Photo courtesy: "The Charism of Peacemaking" in the Goodnews archives, Jan.Feb 2002.

    Documents
    Roy Calvocoressi
    Roy Calvocoressi
    memorial biography
    Obituary - Roy St George Calvocoressi, <i>Henley Standard</i> 1 Mar 2013
    Obituary - Roy St George Calvocoressi, Henley Standard 1 Mar 2013

  • Sources 
    1. [S17] Sturdza, Dictionnaire Historique Genealogique ... Grece, Sturdza, Mihail-Dimitri, (self, Paris, 1983), 248.


  

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