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Marigo (Emmanuel) Mavrogordato[1]

Female 1864 - 1924  (59 years)


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  • Name Marigo (Emmanuel) Mavrogordato 
    Born 23 Nov 1864  Brighton, Sussex, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 26 Dec 1864  Church of Our Saviour, London Wall, City of London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Godparent: Julia A. Mavrogordato [2]
    Gender Female 
    Died 04 Jul 1924  London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Her estate of £2386 6s. 10d. went to her widower. [3]
    Buried Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • burial plot no. 15263, sq 28, no. 5 on Greek plan, reg. pg. 16414, no. 60474, family site of Emmanuel Ant. Mavrogordato [4]
    Notes 
    • Her maternal grandfather Eustratios Ralli bequeathed her £10,000 upon trust as well as £5,000 of her mother's inheritance after her death (Daily News London, 5 Dec 1884).
    • 1881 England census: 56 Westbourne Terrace, London, household headed by Emmanuel A. Mavrogordato, 51, East India merchant, b. Turkey; wife Despina, 45, b. Manchester; daughters Julia, 22, b. London; Marigo, 16, b. Brighton, Sussex; son Antonio, 7, b. London; mother Julia, 74, interest on money, Turkey; & 14 servants.
    • The 1871 England Census reports the household living at 56 Westbourne Terrace, Paddington, London: Emmanuel Mavrogordato, head, 41, East India general merchant, born Constantinople; wife Despina, 35, born Manchester; children Antonio, 14; Julia, 12; Marigio, 6; Eustratiaus, 1, all born Paddington, and 6 domestic servants.
    • Kegan Paul, Trench & Trubner & Co. Ltd. (1891) published Mary P. Negreponte's book of poetry Io and Other Verse, which she dedicated to her grandmother "M.E.R." and her father "E.A.M." A brief review in The Times [London], 1 Apr 1891, pg. 7: "Io and Other Verse" is the title of a volume of poetry in English, written by Mary P. Negreponte, a Greek lady married to a Greek and now living in Paris; she spent the early years of her life in England."

      The following lines are from "Io," a poem of six or seven hundred lines:

      Sea-fowl had sought their windy nests in rocks,
      Fearing the rigor of the storm--for birds
      Of inland nurture dwelt not in this clime,
      Where melancholy brooded o'er the snow
      Thro' all the lagging months of the long year--

      ("New Publications," New York Times, 3 Aug 1891).
    • The Westminster (London: Henry and Co. published a series of "Parisian Vignettes" by Mary Negroponte "which are full of charm" (Liverpool Mercury, 3 May 1893).
    • The Westminster Review published a "clever sketch by Mary Negroponte on the Parisian Street Urchin, differentiating him from the London Street Arab...the only article approximating to lightness" (Birmingham Daily Post, 9 Nov 1892).
    • The Westminster Review published "Parisian Vignettes: Two Studies of Old Men," by Mary Negroponte, "very brightly and graphically drawn (Birmingham Daily Post, 14 Dec 1892).
    • The Westminster Review published a criticism of the French poet Francois Coppee by Mary Negroponte (Birmingham Daily Post, 7 Sep 1892).
    • The Westminster Review published Madame Negroponte's "delicate and fine verses, 'Florentine Fancies'...an agreeable refreshment among more ponderous things" (Birmingham Daily Post, 10 Jun 1893).
    • Mary Negroponte contributed an article on John Greenleaf Whittier to The Westminster Review (Birmingham Daily Post, 11 Jan 1893).
    • The Westminster Review published Mary Negroponte's "Parisian Vignettes: 'The Gingerbread Fair,' 'Pompier Anatole'--the story of a young fireman whose nerve failed him at a critical moment, and who had much humiliation to suffer in consequences, but who nobly retrieved his character--and 'Parisian Phantasmagoria" (Birmingham Daily Post, 5 May 1893).
    • Residence: 1924, 25 Burbage Road, Herne Hill, Surrey, England.
    • Marigold Negriponte [25 Burbage Road, Herne Hill SE24] appears on the 1918 Camberwell parliamentary division, Southwark county/borough electoral lists, Great Britain.
    Person ID I353  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 3 Dec 2015 

    Father Emmanuel Antonios (Antonios) Mavrogordato,   b. 1830, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1909, Great Central Hotel, Marylebone Road, London UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Despina (Eustratius) Ralli,   b. 1835, Manchester, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 1885, Davos, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Married 01 Mar 1856  Chapel of Our Saviour, Finsbury Circus, City of London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • This union is cited in a list of 17 marriage alliances that connected Ralli Bros employees in India with the Rallis through intermarriage. [5]
    • Witnesses/Sponsors: S. Mavrogordato & C. Ralli; Narkissos Morphinos presiding; entry 30 [6]
    Family ID F145  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Paul Jacob (Jacob) Negroponte,   b. 23 Apr 1842, Alexandria, Egypt Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Jul 1927, 110 Boulevard de Courcelles, Paris 17ème, Île-de-France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 08 Jul 1886  St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Witnesses/Sponsors: P.E. Ralli & J.S. Ralli; Agathangelos Moschovakis presiding; entry 144 [7]
    • Paul Negreponte and Mary Mavrogordato registered their marriage Jul-Aug-Sep 1886, Paddington, London, Middlesex, v 1a, p 131.
    Last Modified 4 Dec 2011 
    Family ID F143  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Nov 1864 - Brighton, Sussex, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 26 Dec 1864 - Church of Our Saviour, London Wall, City of London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 08 Jul 1886 - St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 04 Jul 1924 - London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England UK Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    56 Westbourne Terrace, Bayswater, London, England
    56 Westbourne Terrace, Bayswater, London, England
    Marigo E. Mavrgordato lived at this address with her parents in 1871; photo 2009.
    56 Westbourne Terrace, Bayswater, London, England
    56 Westbourne Terrace, Bayswater, London, England
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    Documents
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Register for plot 15263, sq 28, no. 5 on Greek plan
    Marigo Negreponte 1924 probate
    Marigo Negreponte 1924 probate
    Marigo Negreponte 1924 Probate
    Marigo Negreponte 1924 Probate
    'Mrs. John Ralli's Estate'
    "Mrs. John Ralli's Estate"
    The Morning Post [London], 1 May 1900, p. 3.

    Headstones
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Emmanuel Ant. Mavrogordato family tomb, including Marigo Negroponte, d. 1924 age 58; Eustratius Emanuel Mavrogordato (1870 - 1946) & Elsie Josephine Mavrogordato (1874-1958)
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Marigo Negroponte inscription

  • Sources 
    1. [S1] Argenti 1955, Philip P. Argenti, (London Oxford University Press).
      Included in Philip Argenti's Negroponte family tree, number 129.

    2. [S68] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 12, Jun 1975.
      Records of Baptisms from the Church of Our Saviour, 82-84 London Wall, City of London

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

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

    5. [S45] Ulysses in the Raj, Paul Byron Norris, (BACSA, 1992; ISBN 0907799469), 123.

    6. [S68] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 12, Feb 1977.
      Records of Marriages from the Church of Our Saviour [London]

    7. [S68] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 12, Jul 1977.
      Marriages Celebrated at the Holy Wisdom (Saint Sophia) in Moscow Road, Bayswater [London]


  

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