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George C. (Nicolas) Scaramanga[1]

Male 1855 - 1942  (87 years)


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  • Name George C. (Nicolas) Scaramanga 
    Nickname Coco 
    Born 22 Jul 1855  New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 29 Nov 1856  Church of Our Saviour, London Wall, City of London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • God-parents: Oriettou Argenti. [2]
    Gender Male 
    Died 26 Dec 1942  Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Death Marriage notice appeared in The Times (London) 31 Dec 1942.
    Notes 
    • Occupation: merchant. 1876, Argenti, Schilizzi & Co., Manchester; 1879, Peter St [Ralli Bros]; 1913, member of the Baltic Exchange (representing Ralli Brothers, 25 Finsbury Circus, City of London).
    • Co-administrator of the estates of Henriette Scouloudi and Emmanuel Stephen Schilizzi.
    • Coco George Scaramanga was in business with Leonidas Pandeli Argenti [probably Leonidas (Pandély) Argenti], Theodore Emmanuel Schilizzi, Michel George Schilizzi, Leoni Ambrose Argenti and George Ambrose Argenti, as Merchants, 43 Finsbury Circus, London; 40 Dickinson Street, Manchester, England; 4 rue de l'Arsenal, Marseille, France and Calcutta, under the firm of Argenti, Schilizzi & Co (London Gazette 1 Jan 1875). The business was dissolved on 31 Dec 1875 (London Gazette 7 Jan 1876).
    • Residence, England: 1863, Kersal Terrace, Bury New Road, Manchester; 1871, Park Point, Salford; 1901, 8 Sussex Square, Paddington; 1941, 71 Canfield Gardens, Hampstead, London.
    • The 1901 England Census reports that George Scaramanga, 45, East India merchant, born New York, British subject lived at 8 Sussex Square, Paddington, with his wife, Mary, 40, born Manchester, and 8 domestic servants.
    • The 1871 England Census reports the Scaramanga household at Park Point, Salford (nr Manchester), Lancashire included: Coco G., 46, head, East India merchant, born Austria, naturalized British citizen; wife Hypatia, 37, born Turkey; children Virginia, 16, born Liverpool; George, 15, born in America; Argentina, 10; Henrietta, 9; Clementina, 8; Marie, 7; Christina, 6; and Nicolas, 4, all born Manchester, and 8 servants. They lived next to the Peter Schilizzi family.
    • 1861 England census: Sedgley Park, Prestwich, Manchester, household headed by Coco George Scaramanga, 36, Levant merchant, b. Trieste, Austria; wife Hypatia, 27, b. Smyrna; daughters Virginia, 6, b. Liverpool; Argentina, 1; Clementina, 1 mo, both b. Manchester; son George, 5, b. New York; & 9 servants.
    • George C. Scaramanga. Nationality, 1914 - 1920. [3]
    • George Scaramanga [The Grange, Edgware] appears on the 1907, 1908, 1909, 1912, 1913 UK electoral register, Harrow parliamentary division, Harrow county/borough; as George Coco Scaramanga [34 Holland Park] 1918, 1919, 1920, 1922, 1924, 1926 Kensington/Kensington and Chelsea county/borough; [Newland Grange, Brockley Hill] 1921, 1922 Hendon/Barnet; [71 Canfield Gardens] 1928, 1929, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1935, 1936, 1937 Hampstead/Camden; 1930 Hammersmith/Hammersmith and Fulham.
    • 1911 England census: household at Sedgley Mount, Sedgley Park, Prestwich, Lancs, headed by John A Alexandroff, 44, b. Salford, Lancashire, married 5 years, 3 children, 3 living, shipping merchant; wife Alexandra, 26, b. Athens, Greece, Greek national; sons Alexander J, 4; Jack J, 3; Lionel J, 1, all b. Prestwich, Lancashire; Jacques N Tombazis, 61, b. Poros, Greece, married 27 years, 5 children, 4 living, visitor; Hypatia Tombazis, 24, b. Athens, single, visitor, both Greek nationals; Virginia Schilizzi, 56, b. Liverpool, widow, married 35 years, 3 children, 1 living, visitor; George C Scaramanga, 55, b. New York, married 28 years, no children, East India merchant, visitor; 6 servants.
    Person ID I355  Agelasto
    Last Modified 19 Dec 2018 

    Father Nicolas (George) Scaramanga,   b. 24 Sep 1824, Trieste, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1885, Athens, Attica, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Mother Hypatia (Nicolas) Scaramanga,   b. 16 Mar 1833, Smyrna/Izmir, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1881, Athens, Attica, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Married 03 Aug 1850  Chapel of Our Saviour, Finsbury Circus, City of London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Witnesses/Sponsors: Ambrose Argenti & Argenta Argenti; Narkissos Morphinos presiding; Entry 15 [4]
    Family ID F228  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Marigo (Stephen) Schilizzi,   b. 01 Nov 1860, Manchester, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Sep 1940, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 10 Jun 1882  Manchester, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Entry: 486/150; sponsor: Ambrose Ralli; witness: P. Z. Sechiari; priest: Vasilios Moros, Presbyter: M. Oeconomos.
      [5]
    Last Modified 9 Dec 2010 
    Family ID F138  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Jul 1855 - New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 29 Nov 1856 - Church of Our Saviour, London Wall, City of London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Jun 1882 - Manchester, Lancashire, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Dec 1942 - Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    8 Sussex Square, London, England
    8 Sussex Square, London, England
    photo 2009. George and Mary Scaramarga lived at 8 Sussex Square in 1901.
    71 Canfield Gardens, Hampstead, London, England
    71 Canfield Gardens, Hampstead, London, England
    photo 2009; George and Marigo Scaramanga resided here in the years before they died.
    61 Canfield Gardens, Hampstead, London, England
    61 Canfield Gardens, Hampstead, London, England
    Number 71 (right) under renovation in 2009; similar in style to the house to its left
    1839 Map of Finsbury Circus, London, England
    1839 Map of Finsbury Circus, London, England
    Many Greek merchants traded from here. George N. Scaramanga and his partners Leonidas P. Argenti and Theodore E Schilizzi worked out of 43 Finsbury Circus (1875). He later represented Ralli Brothers, 25 Finsbury Circus (1913).
    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).
    20 Dickinson Street, Manchester, England.
    20 Dickinson Street, Manchester, England.
    Photo 2015. No. 40 appears to be an empty lot. Until 1875 a partnership with operations in London, Manchester and Marseille included 40 Dickinson St. Partners in Argenti, Schilizzi & Co.: Theodore Emmanuel Schilizzi, Coco George Scaramanga, Leonidas Pandeli Argenti, Michel George Schilizzi, Leoni Ambrose Argenti and George Ambrose Argenti. The 1870-1875 Manchester Rate Books list Argenti & Co. (Nicholas Argenti and Coco George Scaramanga) at 40 Dickinson St.
    11 Lloyd St., Manchester, England
    11 Lloyd St., Manchester, England
    Photo 2015. Redeveloped. Nicholas Argenti ran Argenti & Co., 1867, with Coco George Scaramanga, from this address. The Manchester 1866-1867-1872 Rate Book lists their company as Argenti & Zachiaro C.

    Documents
    Ralli Bros London
    Ralli Bros London
    Company Label

  • Sources 
    1. [S124] 1911 England Census.

    2. [S86] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 6, Jun 1974.
      Records of Baptisms from the Church of Our Saviour, 82-84 London Wall, City of London

    3. [S94] UK National Archives.
      HO 45/10943/249913

    4. [S86] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 12, Feb 1977.
      Records of Marriages from the Church of Our Saviour [London]

    5. [S86] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 12, May 1996.
      Marriage-No:0054


  

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