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Miltiades (Loucas) Ziffo

Male 1843 - 1902  (59 years)


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  • Name Miltiades (Loucas) Ziffo 
    Born 15 Feb 1843  Manchester, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 23 Feb 1843  Chapel of Our Saviour, Finsbury Circus, City of London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Godparent: Stephen Frangiadi [1]
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 May 1902  Great Western Railway Hotel, Praed St., Paddington, London UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The 1902 death of a Miltiades Ziffo was registered in Apr-May-Jun, London, v 1a, p 42. Certificate not examined. The birth year was about 1843.
    • His estate was administered by brother George. [2]
    Buried 28 May 1902  Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Burial plot #13305, sq. 28, 38 on the Greek plan, reg. pg. 12800, no. 31366.
    • register entry A31566
    • Ant Pazaschis presiding [3]
    Notes 
    • 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 George 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).
    • Miliades Luke Ziffo, 80 Palmerston Buildings, E.G. London, Merchant, invested in The Commercial Bank of Alexandria Limited (London Gazette 28 Feb 1887)
    • Miltiades L. Ziffo was listed as a member of the Baltic Exchange, 1886 (Harlaftis, A History of Greek-owned Shipping, p. 58). Miltiades Ziffo (along with George L. Ziffo and Lukas Ziffo ), 38 Threadneedle St., London, is listed among the 96 Greek members of the Baltic Exchange 1860-69.
    • 1871 England census: 11 Leinster Gardens, London, household headed by Luke Liffo [Ziffo], 71, merchant, Russian trade; wife Despina, 61, both b. Chios; son Miltiades, 28, merchant, Russian trade; daughter Penelope, 19, both unmarried, b. Manchester; & 5 servants.
    • 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.
    • M Ziffo was among 130 members of London's 'Greek Colony' who attended a dinner in honor of Greece's former Prime Minister, M. Tricoupis, including J.M. Agelasto, Stephen A. Ralli, A. P. Petrocochino, M. Zarifi, Constantine A. Ionides, P. Vagliano, E. Petrocochino, M.E. Rodocanachi, A.S. Rosetto, J. Bolli, F.H. Zarifi, L. Lambriandi [perhaps Leonidas Lambrinudi], D. Ancelotti, Alex. Constantinidi, P. Paspatti, N. Raftspulo, The. Burlumi, D. Constantinidi, L. Calvocoressi, A. Vagliano, A.J.C. Ralli, A.C. Ionides, D. Cavafy, D.S. Schilizzi, M. Spartali, and J.D. Loverdo ([London] Observer, 11 Oct 1885).
    • Residence at DOD: Great Western Hotel, Paddington, England.
    • 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).
    • 1881 England census: household at 40 Leinster Gardens, London, headed by Despina Ziffo [her daughter Penelope lived next door], 71, widow, b. Turkey; son Miltiades, 38, b. Manchester, merchant Russian trade; & 3 domestic servants.
    • Miltiades Luke Ziffo [80 Palmerston House, counting house/later tenement; abode - 14 Cleveland Gardens W] appears on the 1890, 1892, 1894, 1895, 1898; [80 Palmerston Buildings, abode - 52 Queen's Gardens, Lancaster Gate W] 1899, 1901, 1902 UK electoral register, London parliamentary division, City of London county/borough.
    Person ID I2854  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 16 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

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Feb 1843 - Manchester, Lancashire, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 23 Feb 1843 - Chapel of Our Saviour, Finsbury Circus, City of London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 May 1902 - Great Western Railway Hotel, Praed St., Paddington, London UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 28 May 1902 - Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England UK Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    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.
    40-41 Leinster Gardens, London, England
    40-41 Leinster Gardens, London, England
    Leisure Inn Hotel occupies the address
    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
    Miltiades Luke Ziffo 1903 probate
    Miltiades Luke Ziffo 1903 probate

    Headstones
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    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); 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); photo by Parker Agelasto
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    L G Ziffo Family Plot

  • Sources 
    1. [S68] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 8, Mar 1974.
      Records of Baptisms from the Church of Our Saviour, 9 Finsbury Circus, City of London

    2. [S82] UK National Probate Calendar Indexes, 1858-1966, 1973-1995.

    3. [S68] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 12, Oct 1977.
      Records of Burials at West Norwood Cemetery


  

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