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George F. (Stamatios) Frangopulo[1]

Male 1858 - 1923  (64 years)


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  • Name George F. (Stamatios) Frangopulo 
    • Name is given as George Stamati Frangopulo in the notice of the Frangopulo & Agelasto bankruptcy, London Gazette, 14 Sep 1880.
    • Argenti calls Georgios Frangopoulos. George Frangopulo in the UK birth registry, Oct-Nov-Dec 1858, v 8d, p 23. Certificate not examined.
    • UK National Probate Calendar Index, 1923 gives name as George Stamati Frangopulo.
    Born 23 Oct 1858  Manchester, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 16 Jan 1859  Manchester, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Entry: 119/046; Godparent: Marietta Schilizzi (his paternal aunt);priest Daniel Petroulias. [2]
    Gender Male 
    Died 16 May 1923  Palace Hotel, Buxton, Derbyshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Estate valued at £124,777 5s 11d, administered at London 25 Aug 1923 by Julia Frangopulo, widow, and Themistocles John Frangopulo, merchant [presumably his son, Thomas J.]. [3]
    Buried 18 May 1923  St Mary's Church, Prestwich, Greater Manchester, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Ceremony performed by Archimandrite Constantine Callinicos [4]
    Notes 
    • He is also on the Negroponte-Agelasto tree.
    • Occupation: Shipping merchant; 1885-1886, cotton exporter, 49 Main bds, Norfolk, Va.
    • Residence: 1861, "Highfield," Bury New Road, Sefton Park, Liverpool; 1871, 'Stone Lea', Aigburth Road, Liverpool; 1880, Stoneleigh, Aigburth Road, Liverpool (Lancs), England in the notice of the Frangopulo & Agelasto bankruptcy, London Gazette, 14 Sep 1880; 1885-1886, Atlantic Hotel, Norfolk, Va.; 1881, "Stoneleigh," Aigburth Road, Toxteth Park, Liverpool; 1895,1903, Sedgley House, Sedgley Park, Prestwich. 1904-1911 & 1921-22 phone directories list a Geo. S. at 'The Limes', Upper Park Rd., Broughton Pk., Manchester. 1923, The Limes, Upper Park Road, Broughton Park, Manchester, England, UK National Probate Calendar Index, 1923. [5]
    • He is listed as Merchant and Partner in the notice of the Frangopulo & Agelasto bankruptcy, London Gazette, 14 Sep 1880.
    • Frangopulo, Agelasto, & Co. was among the two dozen Liverpool merchant enterprises which signed a letter stating how they would deal with, as importers of Egyptian cotton, regulations concerning bagging that put "unnecessary burden on the trade" (Manchester Guardian, 29 Jul 1870, p 2).
    • He was a partner in Stavert, Zigomala & Co, merchants, Manchester and elsewhere, 1867, Sep 1889, Mar 1892 until it was dissolved 30 Sep 1893. Afterwards with Themistocles Pandia Petrocokino, Pandia Themistocles Petrocokino and others he continued "the business under the same style as heretofore on their own account." (London Gazette 19 Dec 1893). The Petrocokinos left the firm 30 Sep 1897. He had different partners over the years but remained with Stavert, Zigomala & Co, until it closed 31 Mar 1920. The 1867-1900 Rate Books & 1895 trade directory: G.S. Frangopulo, 6 Minshull St., Manchester.
    • He was in partnership with John Themistocles Petrocokino[probably Ioannis (Theodore) Petrocochino], Themistocles Pandia Petrocokino, Manuel Anastasius Copchili, and John Cooper, as Merchants at Minshull Street, Manchester and under the style of Stavert Zigomala & Co; firm dissolved 30 Sep 1897 (London Gazette 23 Nov 1897).
    • New York arrivals from Liverpool: 2 Sep 1884 on the Gallia (occupation given as merchant); 23 Aug 1886 on the Alaska in (traveling with W. Gallati, 34).
    • He attended the 1921 funeral of his sister Angeliki (Mrs. D. A. Galatti) with his brothers Nicholas and James.
    • He was a mourner at the Jan 1904 funeral of Stamati Galatti, his nephew.
    • The 1861 England census for "Highfield," Bury New Road, Sefton Park, Liverpool, household headed by Stamati Frangopulo, 45, b. Greece, Mediterranean merchant, naturalized British subject; wife Lucia Frangopulo, 28, b. Syria [Syros]; children Angelica Frangopulo, 10; Nicholas Frangopulo, 8; Michael Frangopulo, 6; James Frangopulo, 4; George Frangopulo, 2; John Frangopulo, 7 months, all b. Manchester, Lancashire; 6 domestic servants.
    • 1871 England census for 'Stone Lea', Aigburth Road, Liverpool: Lucy S. Frangopulo, 37, head, widow, b. Berout, Turkey; sons Nicolas S., 18; James S., 14; George S., 13; John, 10; daughters Maria S., 8; Argyri S., 6; all scholars born Manchester; 8 servants; Demetrios Galatti, 28, head, general merchant, b. Smyrna, Turkey; wife Angelica, 20, b. Manchester; sons Augustus, 2, and Stamati, 8 months; both b. Liverpool, and 4 servants.
    • The 1881 census: "Stoneleigh," Aigburth Road, Toxteth Park, Liverpool, England household headed by Lucy S. Frangopulo, widow, 48, b. Beyrout, Syria; unmarried sons, Nicholas, 27, merchant - Gen. Broker; George, 22, merchant - Gen. Broker; Johnny, 20, apprentice merchant; daughters Marigo, 18; Argyri, 16; Angelica Galatti, married, 30; all born Manchester; son-in-law L [D] A. Galatti, 39, b. Asia Minor Sanyrini; grandsons Augustus Galatti, 11; Stamati Galatti, 10; granddaughters Lucy, 8; and Zenobia, 5, all scholars b. Liverpool & 7 servants.
    • 1911 England census for The Limes, Upper Park Rd, Broughton, Park, household headed by George Frangopulo, 52, b. Salford, Lancashire, married 23 years, 2 children, both living, shipping merchant, cotton goods; wife Julia, 48, b. Bradford, Yorkshire; son Stamati, 20, b. Prestwick, Lancashire; 5 servants.
    • He is the likely Frangopulo who was a member of the Manchester Cretan Committee ("The Cretan Question," Manchester Guardian, 15 Mar 1897, p 7).
    • J. [perhaps a typo for G.] S. Frangopulo was a groomsman at the 1 Jan 1891 marriage of this man's brother-in-law, John T. Petrocochino (Manchester Guardian, 2 Jan 1891, p 5).
    • G. Francopoulos is listed as a warden for the Greek Church of Manchester, 1890-1891 and as a trustee, 1901-1914. [6]
    Person ID I425  Agelasto
    Last Modified 19 Dec 2018 

    Father Stamatios Nicolas (Nicolas) Frangopulo,   b. 10 Aug 1815, Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1870, allées des Capucines 17, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Mother Loukia (Michael) Agelasto,   b. 14 Feb 1832, Syros, Cyclades Islands, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Feb 1929, Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years) 
    Married 13 Sep 1849  Manchester, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Entry: 002/009; Best man: Zorzis Dromokaites; priest: Damaianos B. Liveropoulos. [7]
    • Argenti says 01 Sep 1849
    Documents
    S.N. Franopolo - Lucy Agelasto marriage
    S.N. Franopolo - Lucy Agelasto marriage
    The Manchester Guardian, in a lengthy article reprinted in Freeman's Journal and Daily Commercial Advertiser, 25 Sep 1849, discussed Greek wedding rituals in its coverage of the S.N. Franopolo - Lucy Agelasto marriage.
    Stamati N Frangopoulo and Lucy Agelasto descendants
    created by John Tryphon Agelasto (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    Family ID F61  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Julia (Themistocles) Petrocochino,   b. 03 Sep 1862, Bradford, Yorkshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jul 1945, Derby House Nursing Home, Buxton, Derbyshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 12 Nov 1887  Salford, Greater Manchester, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Entry: 573/168; sponsor: John Michael Agelasto; witness: Themistocles Pandia Petrocochino; priest Archimandrite Eustathios Metallinos [8]
    • UK marriage registry reports: George Stamati Frangopulo marriage Oct-Nov-Dec 1887, Salford, Manchester, Lancashire, v 8d, p 194. Certificate not examined.
    Children 
     1. Stamati George (Georgios) Frangopulo,   b. 15 Aug 1890, Manchester, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1920, The Limes, Broughton Park, Broughton, Salford, Greater Manchester, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years)
     2. Themistocles John (Georgios) Frangopulo,   b. spr 1899, St Mary's Church, Prestwich, Greater Manchester, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 1983, 'Kirklees,' 53 St John's Road, Buxton, Derbyshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years)
    Last Modified 7 Dec 2010 
    Family ID F171  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Oct 1858 - Manchester, Lancashire, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 16 Jan 1859 - Manchester, Lancashire, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 Nov 1887 - Salford, Greater Manchester, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 May 1923 - Palace Hotel, Buxton, Derbyshire, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 18 May 1923 - St Mary's Church, Prestwich, Greater Manchester, England UK Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    'Stoneleigh,' 31 Alexandra Drive, Liverpool, England
    "Stoneleigh," 31 Alexandra Drive, Liverpool, England
    As a widow Lucy Agelasto Frangopulo lived at "Stoneleigh," Prince's Park, off Aigburth Road, from 1871-1881; photo 2009. With her in 1881 were the family of daughter Angelica -- husband Dimitrios A. Galatti, daughters Lucy and Zenovia who were born there and sons Stamati and Augustus -- unmarried sons Nicholas, George and Johnny; and daughters Marigo and Argyri. [John Papadachi notes this the Stoneleigh at 31 Alexandra Drive is close to, but not the same Stoneleigh off Aigburth Road]
    'Stoneleigh,' 31 Alexandra Drive, Liverpool, England
    "Stoneleigh," 31 Alexandra Drive, Liverpool, England
    31 Alexandra Drive, Liverpool, England
    31 Alexandra Drive, Liverpool, England
    carved name "Stoneleigh" in the gate post
    Sedgley House, Sedgley Park, Queens Drive, Prestwich, England
    Sedgley House, Sedgley Park, Queens Drive, Prestwich, England
    Themistocles and Marigo Petrocokino lived in Sedgley House with their children from 1875 to 1900, acquiring it from its previous owner William Pearson. In 1903, the house was bought by the Faithful Companions of Jesus, a teaching order of nuns. In 1979 it was acquired by the Greater Manchester Council for the police training college and is currently used as a conference and training center (see brochure). It is a Grade II listed building.
    Upper Park Road, Higher Broughton, Manchester, England
    Upper Park Road, Higher Broughton, Manchester, England
    photo 2009; during the first quarter of the past century 'The Limes' and 'Norcliffe' were on the east side of the road, between Leicester Rd and Park Lane.
    6 Minshull Street, Manchester, England
    6 Minshull Street, Manchester, England
    Offices of Stavert, Zigomala & Co, merchants, 1895-97; photo 2015.
    6 Minshull Street, Manchester, England
    6 Minshull Street, Manchester, England
    detail

    Documents
    Frangopulo & Agelasto bankruptcy
    Frangopulo & Agelasto bankruptcy
    London Gazette, 14 Sep 1880
    Frangopulo Agelasto and Co bankruptcy
    Frangopulo Agelasto and Co bankruptcy
    A selection of clippings from various British newspapers at the time of the bankruptcy. Similar stories appeared in The Manchester Guardian, 27 Aug 1880, p 4; 28 Aug 1880, p 6; 3 Sep 1880, p 4; 4 Sep 1880, p 6. See also, "The failure of Frangupulo, Agelasto & Co. was caused by stock speculations of their Alexandria house," Chicago Tribune 28 Aug 1880, p 2; brief mention in "Foreign News" '...Big Failure in London...'Boston Globe, 27 Aug 1880, p 1 and "The failure of Messrs Frangopulo Agelasto & Co. was caused by stock speculations of their Alexandria house." New York Times, 28 Aug 1880, p 4.
    Misrepresentation of cotton quality by Frangopulo, Agelasto & Co., 1875
    Misrepresentation of cotton quality by Frangopulo, Agelasto & Co., 1875
    The Liverpool Cotton Brokers' Association found that Frangopulo, Agelasto & Co., through a deliberate error by one of its workmen, had misrepresented the origin of cotton it sold. The management of the company was exonerated but held responsible for its employee's acts. Reported in the Liverpool Journal of Commerce, picked up by "Commercial Notes," Manchester Guardian, 27 Sep 1875, p 4.
    'Norfolk Cotton Dealers Burned Out,' <i>Washington Post</i>, 3 Apr 1884, p 1.
    "Norfolk Cotton Dealers Burned Out," Washington Post, 3 Apr 1884, p 1.
    Damaged offices had been occupied by A. Gaustaver, N. Maine Bateson and G. S. Frangopulo, cotton buyers.
    George Stamati Frangopulo 1923 probate
    George Stamati Frangopulo 1923 probate

  • Sources 
    1. [S124] 1911 England Census.

    2. [S86] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 8, May 1996.
      Baptism-No:0095

    3. [S107] UK National Probate Calendar Indexes, 1858-1966, 1973-1995.

    4. [S86] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 8, May 1996.
      Burial-No:B0062

    5. [S78] Norfolk City Directories 1880-1931, 1885-1886.

    6. [S70] 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.

    7. [S86] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 8, May 1996.
      Marriage-No:0002

    8. [S86] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 8, May 1996.
      Marriage-No:0065


  

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