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George (Stephanos) Ziffo[1]

Male 1840 - 1911  (70 years)


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  • Name George (Stephanos) Ziffo 
    Born 16 Sep 1840  Trieste, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 May 1911  London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The 1911 death of George S. Ziffo was registered in Apr-May-Jun, London v 3a, p 88. Certificate not examined.
    • Argenti says DOD 14 Apr 1911.
    • Probate gives DOD as 17 May 1911.
    • Estate valued at 27981 3s 1d, administered at London 18 Jul 1911, by widow and son, Stephen George Ziffo, commission merchant.
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    • Death notice appeared in The Times (London) 19 May 1911.
    Buried 20 May 1911  Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Burial plot 33025, sq 42, no. 240 on Greek plan, reg. pg. 14444, no. 44715 [3]
    • register entry A44715
    • The Great Archimandrite C. Pagonis presiding
    Notes 
    • Residence: 1894-1911, Scio House, 38 Brandenburgh Road, Chiswick W, Ealing, Middlesex, London.
    • 1895 & 1899 directories list George Ziffo, 52 Queen's Gardens W, London.
    • 1882-95 & 1899 directories list Ziffo, Sons & Co., merchants, 79-80 Palmerston Bldgs, Old Broad St EC Bishopsgate, London.
    • Occupation: manager, Vagliano Brothers, 19 Old Broad Street, E.C.; G.S. Ziffo & Co., general merchants, 10 & 11 Lime St., 3d floor, London (1902-17 phone listing; directory listing 1910 & 1914-15).
    • Occupation: 1871, 1891, clerk.
    • Residence for George S. Ziffo: 1871, 16 Claremont Sq., London, as lodger by the census.
    • UK birth registry shows Andrew George Ziffo, born Jul-Aug-Sep 1868, Kensington, London, Middlesex v 1a, p 59. Possible son; certificate not examined. Given that George S. was a lodger in 1871, however, parentage is unlikely.
    • Note: A George (Lucas) Ziffo, also a merchant, lived in London about the same time and some of the information here may apply to him.
    • George S. Ziffo was listed as a member of the Baltic Exchange, 1886 (Harlaftis, A History of Greek-owned Shipping, p. 58).
    • 1891 England census: 38 Brandenburgh Rd, Chiswick, London household headed by Georges Ziffo, 50, clerk, b. Trieste, Austria; wife Marian, 32, b. Richmond, Surrey; son Stephen G., 11, b. Trinity, Newington, Surrey; & 2 servants.
    • George Stephen Ziffo [Rozel Lodge, Cambridge Road, Gunnersbury] appears on the UK 1881 electoral register, Chiswick parliamentary division, London county/borough; 1883, 1885, Middlesex; [47 Cambridge Road, Chiswick] 1886, 1887, 1888; [38 Brandenburgh Road, Chiswick] 1890, 1892, 1895; 1900, 1901 Ealing/Ealing.
    • 1911 England census for 38 Brandenburgh Road, Chiswick W, household headed by George Stephen Ziffo, 70, b. Trieste, Austria, married 32 years, 1 child, living, general merchant, Greek nationality; wife Marian, 53, b. Richmond, Surrey; 1 servant.
    Person ID I269  Agelasto
    Last Modified 18 Dec 2018 

    Father Stephanos (Paul) Ziffo,   b. 1791, Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1889, Syros, Cyclades Islands, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 98 years) 
    Mother Marietta (Stephanos) Agelasto,   b. 1810, Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1888, Volos, Thessaly, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 19 Oct 1829  Syros, Cyclades Islands, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F10  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Marian (Joseph) Lloyd,   b. 1858, Richmond, Surrey, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1936, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 1878 
    • A George Stephen Ziffo registered his marriage Jan-Feb-Mar 1880 in London, v 1d, p 256. Certificate not examined.
    Children 
    +1. Stephen George (George) Ziffo,   b. 09 Dec 1879, Trinity, Newington, Surrey, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1970, West Middlesex Hospital, Isleworth, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    Last Modified 7 Feb 2008 
    Family ID F20  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Sep 1840 - Trieste, Italy Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 May 1911 - London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 20 May 1911 - Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England UK Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    38 Burlington Road, Chiswick, London, England
    38 Burlington Road, Chiswick, London, England
    photo 2009; from 1894-1911, George S. and Marion Ziffo lived in 'Scio House', 38 Brandenburgh Road, Chiswick. By her 1936 death the street had been renamed Burlington Road.
    Burlington Road, Chiswick, London, England
    Burlington Road, Chiswick, London, England
    Number 38 is on the left
    38 Burlington Road, Chiswick, London, England
    38 Burlington Road, Chiswick, London, England
    A Class II listed building (1984)
    16-15 Claremont Square, London, England
    16-15 Claremont Square, London, England
    photo 2009; in 1871 George S. Ziffo lodged at 16 Claremont Square.
    Tower 42, 25 Old Broad Street, London, England
    Tower 42, 25 Old Broad Street, London, England
    photo on its wiki website, which says that Palmerston House, 51-55 Broad Street, was one of the buildings that used to occupy this plot..."a building that survived from the 19th century, through both world wars. It was named after the Third Viscount Palmerston."
    WWII bomb damaged to Old Broad Street, London, England
    WWII bomb damaged to Old Broad Street, London, England
    "A bomb fell on the vacant site between Palmerston House (no.34) and the Bank of Taiwan (nos.40-41) 3.44pm 15th July 1944," according to the City of London website. Previously Ziffo, Sons & Co., merchants, had had its offices in Suite 79-80 (1882-1899).
    WWII bomb damage to Old Broad Street, London, England
    WWII bomb damage to Old Broad Street, London, England
    Palmerston House is on the right.
    10 Lime St., London, England
    10 Lime St., London, England
    photo 2009; a new building stands where G.S. Ziffo Co., general merchants, was officed, 10 & 11 Lime St., 3d floor (1902-1915)
    10 Lime St., London, England
    10 Lime St., London, England

    Documents
    George Stephen Ziffo's Norseman Gold Mines stock certificate
    George Stephen Ziffo's Norseman Gold Mines stock certificate
    27 Feb 1897: George Stephen Ziffo, 38 Brandenburg Road, Chiswick, purchased 200 shares at $1 each of the Norseman Gold Mines Limited, a West Australian gold field. Notation on the back of certificate reads "no good, gold ran out". (priced at $550 on the internet [2010]).
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Register for plot 33025, sq 42, no. 240 on Greek plan
    George Stephen Ziffo 1911 probate
    George Stephen Ziffo 1911 probate

    Headstones
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    George Stephen Ziffo (1840-1911); photo by Parker Agelasto

  • Sources 
    1. [S124] 1911 England Census.

    2. [S107] UK National Probate Calendar Indexes, 1858-1966, 1973-1995.

    3. [S101] West Norwood Cemetery registers, London, England.


  

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