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George (Loucas) Ziffo[1, 2]

Male 1831 - 1909  (77 years)


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  • Name George (Loucas) Ziffo 
    Born 25 Dec 1831  Greece Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 27 Jul 1909  England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • DOD from grave marker. The 1909 death of George Luke Ziffo was registered in Jul-Aug-Sep, London v 1a, p 4. Certificate not examined.
    • A George Luke Ziffo was buried in the Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England on 2 July 1907.
    Buried 31 Jul 1909  Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • register entry A42500
    • The Great Archimandrite C. Pagonis presiding
    • burial plot no. 13305, sq. 28, 38 on the Greek plan, reg. pg. 14167, no. 42500.
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    Notes 
    • Note: A George (Stephanos) Ziffo, also a merchant, lived in London about the same time and some of the information here may apply to him.
    • Residence: 1837-1852 Syros; 1894-1911, 38 Brandenburgh Road, Chiswick W, Ealing, Middlesex, London; at DOD, 7 Randolph Road, Maida Vale, London, England.
    • 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.
    • A George L. Ziffo, Ziffo Sons & Co., London was involved in a legal case, Tamvaco v. Lucas, which went to the Privy Council, House of Lords, 1861. The matter concerned goods shipped on The Alice Gill.
    • A Mr. Ziffo was involved in a legal case, Vagliano v Bank of England, which went to the Privy Council, House of Lords, 1889. Ziffo was the out-of-door manager and confidential secretary to Vagliano.
    • Wife and children are reported in the 1871 London census, living with her parents at 52 Queens Gardens.
    • His portrait appears in T. Catsiyannis, Pandias Stephen Rallis 1793-1865.
    • Lucas, George & Miltiades Ziffo are listed as a contributor toward the building of the Church of Aghia Sophia, London, January 1881.
    • Along with his brother Miltiades Luke Ziffo and Constantine Stephen Galatti (who retired 12 Jul 1898), he owned Ziffo Sons and Co., Merchants, 80 Palmerston Buildings, Old Broad Street, London (London Gazette 9 Aug 1898).
    • Georges Lucca Ziffo, 80, Palmerston Buildings, E.C., London, Merchant, invested in The Bank of Alexandria Limited (London Gazette 27 Sep 1873)
    • 14 May 1852: George L. Ziffo, 21, single, born Ermoupolis, merchant, arrived Syros 1837, swore allegiance to the Greek government at the town hall, Ermoupolis, Syros.
    • The 1861 British census records for 11 Leinster Gardens, Paddington: Luke Ziffo, head, 60, merchant; wife Despina, 50; children George, 29, merchant (all born in Greece); Miltiades, 18; Euterpe, 12; and Penelope, 9 (all born Manchester).
    • 1851 England census: Bury New Road, Broughton (nr. Manchester), household headed by Luke Ziffo, 50, merchant in cotton & ? goods; wife Despina, 40; sons George, 19, 'clerk to myself', all b. Greece; Miltiades, 8, and daughter Euterpe, 3, both b. Manchester; Nicolas Caralli, nephew, 18, 'clerk to myself,' b. Greece; & 4 servants.
    • 1901 England census: 1 Abbey Crescent, Torquay, Devon, household headed by George L Ziffo, 69, grain merchant, b. Greece, Greek subject; wife Julia, 62, b. Manchester; Angelica 24, b. London; & 1 servant.
    • George L. Ziffo (along with Lukas Ziffo and Miltiades Ziffo), 38 Threadneedle St., London, is listed among the 96 Greek members of the Baltic Exchange 1860-69.
    • George Ziffo [80 Palmerston Buildings, abode - 52 Queen's Gardens, Lancaster Gate W] appears on the UK 1899, 1900, 1901 electoral register, London parliamentary division, City of London county/borough.
    Person ID I2853  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 15 Jul 2012 

    Father Loukas George (George) Ziffo,   b. 26 Feb 1800, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1876, 40 Leinster Gardens, Bayswater, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Despina (Andrea) Capari,   b. 26 Nov 1809, Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1884, 40 Leinster Gardens, Bayswater, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 22 Nov 1830  Greece Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F671  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Julia (Stephen) Franghiadi,   b. 18 Oct 1838, Manchester, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Jan 1917, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 21 Jul 1860  Manchester, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • A George Luke Ziffo registered his marriage Jul-Aug-Sep 1860 in Liverpool, v 8b, p 496. Certificate not examined.
    • Emanuel George Ziffo (1870-1871) may have been their son. The infant's death was registered in Apr-May-Jun 1871, London, v 1a, p 44. Certificate not examined.
    Children 
    +1. Despina (George) Ziffo,   b. 07 Jun 1861, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1953, New York, New York USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
     2. Luke (George) Ziffo,   b. 22 May 1862, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1914, Moscow, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
     3. Stephen (George) Ziffo,   b. 05 Jan 1865, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Mar 1921, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     4. George (George) Ziffo,   b. 23 Jan 1866, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jan 1938, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     5. Andrew (George) Ziffo,   b. 11 Aug 1868, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1955, Paddington General Hospital, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     6. Emmanuel (George) Ziffo,   b. 17 Nov 1869, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jun 1871, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     7. Angeliki (George) Ziffo,   b. 28 Sep 1876, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jul 1901, 'Priory,' Roehampton, Surrey, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years)
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2008 
    Family ID F1210  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Dec 1831 - Greece Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Jul 1860 - Manchester, Lancashire, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Jul 1909 - England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 31 Jul 1909 - Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England UK Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    George L Ziffo
    George L Ziffo
    52 Queens Gardens, London, England
    52 Queens Gardens, London, England
    photo 2009; from 1871-1899 George and Julia Ziffo lived at this Bayswater address with their children and at times her parents.
    view of Queens Gardens, London, England
    view of Queens Gardens, London, England
    numbering fifties and sixties
    23 Leinster Gardens, London, England
    23 Leinster Gardens, London, England
    photo 2009; Henry VIII Hotel occupies the odd numbers, first block of this street. In 1861 and 1871 Lukas G. and Despina Ziffo lived at 11 Leinster Gardens with their children.
    view of Leinster Gardens, London, England
    view of Leinster Gardens, London, England
    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.
    24 Bury New Road, Prestwich, Manchester, England
    24 Bury New Road, Prestwich, Manchester, England
    photo 2009; Dockers Fish and Chip Shop now occupies the building. In 1851 the Luke George Ziffo family lived at 24 Bury New Road.

    Documents
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Register for plot 13305

    Headstones
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    face 2: Stephen Emmanuel Franghiadi (1791-1877), Angelica Stephen Franchiadi (1798-1896), Angelica George Ziffo (1876-1901); George Luke Ziffo (1831-1909); Julia George Ziffo (1838-1917); face 1: Luke George Ziffo (1880-1876), Despina (Andrea) Capari Ziffo (1809-1884), Emmanuel George Ziffo (1869-1871), Miltiades Luke Ziffo (1843-1902), Stephen George Ziffo (1865-1921); photo by Parker Agelasto

  • Sources 
    1. [S5] Pandias Stephen Rallis 1793-1865, Catsiyannis, Timotheos (Bishop of Militoupolis), (London, 1984), Plate XIX.

    2. [S25] Greek State Archives (Syros).
      #7330 Registry of Oaths of Allegiance

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


  

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