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Alexander Constantine (Constantine) Ionides[1, 2]

Male 1810 - 1890  (80 years)


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  • Name Alexander Constantine (Constantine) Ionides 
    Born 20 Aug 1810  London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 10 Nov 1890  Windycroft, Hastings, East Sussex, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Death notice appeared in The Times (London) 13 Nov 1890.
    • Estate valued at £28874 18s. 10d.; will proved by sons Constantine, Luke and Alexander. [3]
    Buried 14 Nov 1890  Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Archimandrite D. Plesas officiating [4]
    • He is not listed for the Ionides family vault.
    Notes 
    • A.C. Ionides signed a published petition in favor of the building of the Manchester and Southampton Railway Manchester Times and Gazette 20 Sep 1845.
    • General Consul of Greece (1854-1866).
    • The 1881 England census: 1 Holland Park, Kensington, London, household headed by Alexander C. Ionides, 70, retired merchant and late cousul general of Greece, naturalized British subject; wife Euterpe, 64, both b. Constantinople; grandsons Andrew A., 4; Ambrose A, 2 3/4; George A. 1 3/4; granddaughter Aglaia, 6 months, all b. London; & 6 servants; and adjacent at 1a Holland Park, household headed by Theodore John Coronios, 54, merchant, b. Constantinople, British subject; wife Aglaia [daughter of Alexander and Euterpe], 45, b. London, Finsbury Circus; daughter Calliope, 24; son John, 23, both b. Tulse Hill, London; & 3 servants.
    • The 1871 England census: Oxbridge Road, Holland Park, Kensington, London, household headed by Alexander Constantine Ionides, 60, wine merchant, naturalized British subject; wife Euterpe, 54, both b. Constantinople; daughter Charidee A., 27; b. Tulse Hill, & 2 servants.
    • 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, M. Ziffo [perhaps Miliades L. Ziffo], Alex. Constantinidi, P. Paspatti, N. Raftspulo, The. Burlumi, D. Constantinidi, L. Calvocoressi, A. Vagliano, A.J.C. Ralli, D. Cavafy, D.S. Schilizzi, M. Spartali, and J.D. Loverdo ([London] Observer, 11 Oct 1885).
    • A. Ionides, Greek Consul-General in London, was in a delegation at Buckingham Palace to congratulate Princess Sophie of Prussia on her marriage to the Crown Prince of Greece (The Observer, 9 Dec 1888, p 3).
    • Occupation: banker. Founded the Discount Bank, London, in 1833, which failed in 1854; followed by Ionides & Co. [5]
    • Alexander C. Ionides, 17 Gracechurch St., London, is listed among the 96 Greek members of the Baltic Exchange 1860-69, along with Alexander A. Ionides at the same address.
    • Founders of the Greek Orthodox Cemetery at West Norwood included John Stephen Schilizzi, Eustracio Ralli, Antonio Ralli [likely Antonios (Alexander) Ralli] and Alexander Constantine Ionides. Calapodis lists John Schilizzi, Antonios Ralli and Eustratios Ralli. [6]
    • Residence, England: 1871, Oxbridge Road, Holland Park, London; 1881, 1 Holland Park, Kensington, London; at DOD Windycroft High Wickham, Hasting, Sussex.
    Person ID I3109  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 12 Aug 2015 

    Family Euterpe (Lucas) Sgouta,   b. 20 May 1816, Constantinople/Istanbul, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1892, Windycroft, Hastings, East Sussex, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 1832  London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Aglaia (Alexander) Ionides,   b. 20 Dec 1834, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1906, 1a Holland Park, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    +2. Alexander (Alexander) Ionides,   b. 14 Jan 1840, Tulse Hill, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 1898, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
    Last Modified 26 Feb 2010 
    Family ID F1315  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Aug 1810 - London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1832 - London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 Nov 1890 - Windycroft, Hastings, East Sussex, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 14 Nov 1890 - Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England UK Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Ionidis Family
    Ionidis Family
    Alexandros Ionidis, his wife Efterpi Sgouta, with children Alekos, Aglaia, Constantinos and Loukas; from the website: Greek and linked European Families
    Alexander Constantine Ionides
    Alexander Constantine Ionides
    © Christopher Long: ChristopherLong.co.uk.
    1 Holland Park, Kensington, London
    1 Holland Park, Kensington, London
    photo 2009; the site is now occupied by the Greek Embassy; earlier structures were destroyed by fire. Previously a nursing home, owned by the local Council, sat here. From about 1880 - 1905 the Alexander C. Ionides family lived here.
    1 Holland Park, Kensington, London
    1 Holland Park, Kensington, London
    The Embassy of Greece
    Alexander C. Ionides residence: no. 1 Holland Park, London
    Alexander C. Ionides residence: no. 1 Holland Park, London
    © Christopher Long: ChristopherLong.co.uk.
    Alexander C. Ionides residence: no. 1 Holland Park, London
    Alexander C. Ionides residence: no. 1 Holland Park, London
    interior detail; © Christopher Long: ChristopherLong.co.uk.

    Documents
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Register for tomb 4322
    Alexander Constantine Ionides 1890 Probate
    Alexander Constantine Ionides 1890 Probate

  • Sources 
    1. [S8] Greeks In Pre-Twentieth Century London, Jonathan Harris, (untold London website), 2006.

    2. [S113] "The Ionides - Patrons in Holland Park", Caroline Dakers, (Yale University Press, 1999).

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

    4. [S68] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 4, Aug 1977.
      Records of Burials at West Norwood Cemetery

    5. [S17] Sturdza, Dictionnaire Historique Genealogique ... Grece, Sturdza, Mihail-Dimitri, (self, Paris, 1983), 152.

    6. [S59] LA COMMUNAUTÉ GRECQUE À MARSEILLE, Michel Calapodis, (Paris:L'Harmattan (link)), 224, note 573.


  

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