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Theodore Emmanuel (Emmanuel) Casdagli[1]

Male 1871 - 1942  (71 years)


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  • Name Theodore Emmanuel (Emmanuel) Casdagli 
    Born 18 Jun 1871  Manchester, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 16 Sep 1871  Manchester, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • At home; entry: 341(163)/110; Godparent Otho Stamatio Constantino; priest: Vasilios Moros, Presbyter: M. Oeconomos [2]
    Gender Male 
    Died 25 Sep 1942  Cairo, Egypt Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Death notice in The Times [London], 29 Sep 1942 , p. 1.
    • Obituary, Manchester Guardian concludes: "Perhaps our greatest appreciation would be for us to take an example from his life, moulding ourselves to go through life with that same determination for honest and straightforward dealing, unhesitating frankness for all that is just and right, at the same time maintaining the desire not to associate with unpleasantness." [3]
    Notes 
    • Residence, Higher Broughton, Manchester, England: 1904-1911, Kersal Hill, Singleton Rd.
    • Education: Leathley School; Stanmore Park prep school, North London; Harrow, 1918-.
    • He and his brother Xenophon continued their father's business as Emmanuel Casdagli & Sons, 'Egypt and Mediterranean Ports and Morocco, all classes of goods'. A scholar, his family had dissuaded him from going to Cambridge, in favor of joining the family business.
    • His brother Xenophon is a spouse on the main Agelasto bloodline. Their parents are listed there.
    • He is the likely Casdagli who was a member of the Manchester Cretan Committee ("The Cretan Question," Manchester Guardian, 15 Mar 1897, p 7).
    • Business, Manchester, England: 1903, 6 Oxford St; 1909-1911, 4 Chepstow St.
    • Theodore Casdagli was consul of Greece, Manchester, from 20 May 1915 (London Gazette, 4 Jun 1915).
    • Th. E. Casdagli, chairman of Middleton Road Dyeing Company Limited, Manchester, announced its liquidation (London Gazette, 30 Oct 1908).
    • 1901 England census: household in Kersal Hill, singleton Road, Bury New Road, Broughton, Salford (nr Manchester) headed by Theodore Casdagli, 29, shipping merchant, employer, b. Manchester; wife Catina, 29, b. Marseille; unmarried brothers Emmanuel E, 26, shipping merchant, employer, b. Manchester; and Xenophon, 21, clerk in shipping office, worker, b. Alexandria; & 4 domestic servants.
    • 1911 England census for Kersal Hill, Kersal, Manchester, headed by Theodore Emmanuel Casdagli, 39, b. Salford, Lancashire, married 13 years, 3 children, all living; shipping merchant, cotton goods; wife Catherine, 39, b. Marseille, French national; sons Emmanuel Theodore, 7; Alexis Theodore, 5; daughter Maria Theodore, 1, all b. Salford, Lancashire; 7 servants.
    • Th. Kasdaglis is listed as a warden for the Greek Church of Manchester, 1910-1912, 1914-1915 & 1921-1922 and as a trustee, 1914-1930. [4]
    • Xenophon Casdagli & Theodore E. Casdagli appear in the 1910 Manchester area phone directory: 'Springfield', Kersal Hill, Higher Broughton. Also listed: Emmanuel Casdagli & Sons, Shipping Merchants, 4 Chepstow St. Firm's address, 1921, 1922 directory: 32 Oxford St.
    • She apparently had a twin who died as an infant and is not listed in the 1911 census.
    Person ID I3238  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 26 Aug 2015 

    Family Caterina (Alexander) Ralli,   b. 26 Mar 1872, boulevard Longchamp 103, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1958, Kent, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 22 Jan 1898  Manchester, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Their marriage banns were published 2 Jan 1898 (Paris Publications des bans de mariage de Paris et Ancienne Seine, 1860 à 1902).
    • They may have had another child: Dorothea Casdagli, who died 1997, Sussex, England; age 23, single, British, b. Cairo, residing Cairo, arrived New York from Alexandria, Egypt, 29 Jul 1935 aboard the President Monroe. Dorothea Casdagli is on the UK electoral registers for Paddington (1937, 1938), Paddington South (1939) and Kensington (1945, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953).
    Children 
    +1. Emmanuel Theodore (Theodore) Casdagli,   b. 12 Feb 1904, Kersal Hill, Broughton, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1977, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    +2. Alexis Theodore (Theodore) Casdagli,   b. 10 Apr 1906, Salford, Greater Manchester, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Dec 1996, Islington, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    +3. Maria (Theodore) Casdagli,   b. Abt 1910, Salford, Greater Manchester, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1963, The Royal Victoria Hospital, Boscombe, Bournemouth, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 53 years)
     4. Twin (Theodore) Casdagli,   b. Abt 1910, Salford, Greater Manchester, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef Aug 1910, [Salford, Greater Manchester, England UK] Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
    +5. Theodore Theodore (Theodore) Casdagli,   b. 07 Sep 1913, Salford, Greater Manchester, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 May 1984, Surrey, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    Documents
    Theodore Casdagli - Caterina Ralli marriage banns
    Theodore Casdagli - Caterina Ralli marriage banns
    Casdagli - Ralli 1898 marriage
    Casdagli - Ralli 1898 marriage
    Civil registration records, Paris, France
    Last Modified 9 Jul 2013 
    Family ID F1360  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Jun 1871 - Manchester, Lancashire, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 16 Sep 1871 - Manchester, Lancashire, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 22 Jan 1898 - Manchester, Lancashire, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 Sep 1942 - Cairo, Egypt Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos The Villa Casdagli, Cairo
    See article: "Looters smash jewel of Cairo's colonial past," Sunday Times [London], 10 Feb 2013. See, also article, published 8 Jan 2013: "Cairo’s Villa Casdagli needs rescuing." (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    Chepstow House
    Chepstow House
    In 1909-1911 Emmanuel Casdagli & Sons, Shipping Merchants, had offices at 4 Chepstow St., Manchester, which was either in or near Chepstow House, 16-20 Chepstow St, completed 1874.
    Chepstow House
    Chepstow House
    photo 2015
    32 Oxford Street, Manchester, England
    32 Oxford Street, Manchester, England
    The Casdagli shipping firm's address in 1922, 32 Oxford Street is located below (right of) Pret-a-Manger (no. 34). McDonald's (no. 36-38) is across the intersection. Photo 2015.
    6 Oxford Road, Manchester, England
    6 Oxford Road, Manchester, England
    photo 2015. The Casdagli 1903 offices at 6 Oxford Road have been replaced by Peter House, 16 Oxford Road.
    'Kersal Hill', Broughton, Lancashire, England
    'Kersal Hill', Broughton, Lancashire, England
    Present day Kersal Hill Convent, 22 Singleton Rd, Salford
    M7 4WL
    'Springfield,' Broughton, Lancashire
    'Springfield,' Broughton, Lancashire
    approximate location of the Casdagli estate.
    Casdagli Families
    Casdagli Families
    Manchester. Adults standing, left to right: Xenophon Casdagli & Lucia Casdagli (née Agelasto); Caterina Casdagli (née Ralli) & Theodore Emmanuel Casdagli; Sons of Theodore and Caterina: Emmanuel Theodore Casdagli and Alexis Theodore Casdagli; photo courtesy Alexis Casdagli
    The Villa Casdagli, Cairo
    photo courtesy Alexis Casdagli (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    Casdagli 'Sheykh Obeyd' stud farm, 1937
    Seated, left to right: Theodore Emmanuel Casdagli, Joyce Casdagli (née Ross Lowe), unknown child, Patricia Casdagli (née Seymour); Standing, left to right: Emmanuel ‘Nollie’ Xenophon Casdagli; (holding a stick) Alexis Theodore Casdagli; with his son Anthony Alexis, unknown woman in hat. The family acquired the stud farm, which lies to the north of Cairo, from the estate of Lady Anne Blunt – Lord Byron’s Arabic-speaking granddaughter. Photo courtesy Alexis Casdagli. (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    Theodore Emmanuel Casdagli
    Theodore Emmanuel Casdagli
    photo, A.T. Casdagli, Prouder Than Ever (London, 2014, Cylix Press, p. 96).

  • Sources 
    1. [S115] Prouder Than Ever, A. T. Casdagli, (Cylix Press, London, 2014).

    2. [S68] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 7, May 1996.
      Baptism-No:0269

    3. [S115] Prouder Than Ever, A. T. Casdagli, (Cylix Press, London, 2014), 104-105.
      from his son's wartime journal

    4. [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), 52,53.


  

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