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Alexander Nicholas (Nicholas) Alexandroff

Male Abt 1836 - 1899  (~ 63 years)


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  • Name Alexander Nicholas (Nicholas) Alexandroff 
    Born Abt 1836  Smyrna/Izmir, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 01 May 1899  Manchester, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Death notice appeared in the Manchester Times 5 May 1899.
    • Through his will, dated 4 Dec 1886, with a codicil of 28 Jan 1898, he "bequeathed to his wife 20,000, his household effects, and the use and enjoyment during her life of the Sedgley Mount estate, and, subject to her best interest in trust for his son John. Excepting a bequest of 500 to his sister, Calliope Canischeri, he left his rosiduary estate in trust, in equal shares, for his two sons" - John and Andreas. Valued at 32,411 4s 10d gross, including personalty of the net value of 28,385 ?s" (Manchester Times 4 Aug 1899; Liverpool Mercury 1 Aug 1899).
    Buried St Mary's Church, Prestwich, Greater Manchester, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Alexandros Alexandrof was buried in the Anglican churchyard at Prestwich, nr. Manchester, 1899. [1]
    Notes 
    • Residence: 1867, Cairo; Manchester, England: 1887, Kersal; 1895, 'Grange Villa,' Claremont Villas, 261 Bury New Road, Broughton, Salford; 1893, Grange Villa, Kersal; DOD, 'Sedgley Mount', Sedgley Park, Bury New Road (East side), Prestwick.
    • Occuption: 1879-95, merchant, Ralli Bros, 37 Peter St, Manchester, England.
    • The 1881 British Census reports that the family living at Claremont Villas, Bury New Road, Broughton, Salford, Lancs. [next to the Stephen Petrocochino family] included: Alexander N. Alexandroff, 44, merchant, born Smyrna, naturalized British subject; wife Catina, 35, born Syros, Greece; sons John, 14, and Andreas, 11, both born Broughton, Lancashire and Olympia Aslan, mother-in-law, widowed, 54; Anna Paleologo, grandmother-in-law, widow, 71, both born Smyrna.
    • Mr. A. Alexandroff attended the funeral of Stavros Jacobos Negroponte (Manchester Guardian 11 May 1886, p 5).
    • A. N. Alexandroff was a member of the Manchester Cretan Committee ("The Cretan Question," Manchester Guardian, 15 Mar 1897, p 7).
    • A. N. Alexandroff served on the organizing committee of Manchester's 1860 Greek Bachelors' Ball, attended by 260 guests (Manchester Guardian, 25 Feb 1860, p 4).
    • A. Alexandrof is listed as a member of the Greek Community of Manchester in 1876. [2]
    • A. Alexandrof is listed as a warden for the Greek Church of Manchester, 1867-1868 & 1871-1872. [3]
    • Law case, 1868, London: A.V. Alexandroff v. Estate of decd. J. Aslan. [4]
    • A.N. Alexandroff and his wife Catherine were involved in litigation concerning the estate of her uncle Temistocles Aslan, merchant, who died 29 Mar 1867, Cairo. The principle beneficiary was his widow Cariclia; this was also contested by the deceased's brother, Sophocles. [5]
    Person ID I3152  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 26 Jul 2011 

    Family Catina (Ioannis) Aslan,   b. Abt 1843, Syros, Cyclades Islands, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1937, 6 Queen's Gardens, Bayswater, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 94 years) 
    Married 20 Aug 1864  Greek Church of the Annunciation, Higher Broughton, Salford, Greater Manchester, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Entry: 202/068; Sponsor: Georgios Alexandrof, brother of the bridegroom; Witnesses: N.D. T.cos?, Ioannis Vasili?; priest: Vasilios Moros, Presbyter: M. Oeconomos. [6]
    Notes 
    • Another son, John, is on the Agelasto bloodline. Son Nicholas (b. 2 Jan 1866, Manchester) is not on either bloodline. [7]
    Children 
    +1. Andrew Alexander (Alexander) Alexandroff,   b. 26 Dec 1869, Higher Broughton, Salford, Greater Manchester, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Dec 1950, Alexandria, Egypt Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    Last Modified 7 Dec 2010 
    Family ID F1325  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1836 - Smyrna/Izmir, Turkey Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Aug 1864 - Greek Church of the Annunciation, Higher Broughton, Salford, Greater Manchester, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 01 May 1899 - Manchester, Lancashire, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - St Mary's Church, Prestwich, Greater Manchester, England UK Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    261 Bury New Road, Salford, Manchester, England
    261 Bury New Road, Salford, Manchester, England
    photo 2009; vacant lot. In 1895 the Alexander Alexandroff family lived at 'Grange Villa,' Claremont Villas, at this given address.
    37 Peter St, Manchester, England
    37 Peter St, Manchester, England
    Photo 2015; the offices of Ralli Bros., Manchester; P. S. Schilizzi worked there, 1882-83; also, M. Schilizzi, 1882-83; Stephen P. Schilizzi, 1877-1883; Alexander Alexandroff, 1879-95; and George C. Scaramanga, 1879; J. A. Cronopulo (1911).

    Documents
    'Greek Bachelors' Ball'
    "Greek Bachelors' Ball"
    Manchester Guardian, 25 Feb 1860, p 4
    Ralli Bros Manchester
    Ralli Bros Manchester
    company label

  • Sources 
    1. [S52] A Personal History of the Greek Community of Manchester and Its Church, 1843-1900., Sophocles Chr. Andreades, (Manchester, 2000, ISBN 0-9504097-2-3), 78.

    2. [S52] A Personal History of the Greek Community of Manchester and Its Church, 1843-1900., Sophocles Chr. Andreades, (Manchester, 2000, ISBN 0-9504097-2-3).

    3. [S52] A Personal History of the Greek Community of Manchester and Its Church, 1843-1900., Sophocles Chr. Andreades, (Manchester, 2000, ISBN 0-9504097-2-3), 51-52.

    4. [S73] UK National Archives.
      FO 841/29

    5. [S73] UK National Archives.
      file FO 841/29.

    6. [S68] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 6, May 1996.
      Marriage-No: 0024

    7. [S68] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 6, 06 May 1966.
      Baptism-No:0187


  

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