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Dimitrios (Augustis) Galati

Male 1841 - 1904  (63 years)


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  • Name Dimitrios (Augustis) Galati 
    • Name is spelled Demetrius Augustus Galatti in the notice of the Frangopulo & Agelasto bankruptcy, London Gazette, 14 Sep 1880.
    • Name is spelled Gallati, Galatta, Galatti, Gallatti in various Liverpool electoral registers.
    Nickname Demetrius Augustus 
    Born 1841  Smyrna/Izmir, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 08 Aug 1904  Highfield, Greenbank Drive, Sefton Park, Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Estate valued at 40476 4s 9d, administered at Liverpool 9 Sep 1904, went to widow. [1, 2]
    • Death notice appeared in The Times (London) 11 Aug 1904.
    Buried 11 Aug 1904  Smithdown Road Cemetery, Toxteth Park, Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Gabriel Papaioannou, The Greek Church of St Nicholas, Liverpool, England, presided at the burial.
    • Buried in Section O, plot 52/3.
    • Folio Entry C/N Section Grave Class
      1590 31765 N O 52/3 352 CEM 9/2/6 [3]
    Notes 
    • Occupation: merchant. He was a partner in the eponymous firm of D. A. Galatti & Co., general merchants, 6 Manchester Buildings, Tithebarn Street, Manchester with his brother-in-law John Stamati Frangopulo (until 31 Aug 1898), his son Augustus Demetrius Galatti and others.
    • Residence, England: 1861, 2 Devonshire St., Broughton, Salford, Lancashire; Liverpool: 1869-70, "Valleyfield," Alexandria Drive; 1873-80, Stoneleigh, Aigburth Road, Liverpool (Lancs), England, in the notice of the Frangopulo & Agelasto bankruptcy, London Gazette, 14 Sep 1880 (Also living at that address: his mother-in-law and brother-in-law George); 1899-1904, Highfields, Greenbank Drive, Shefton Park.
    • 1861 England census: 2 Devonshire St., Broughton, Salford, Lancashire: Dem. A. Galatti, 19, shipper merchant Mediterranean, b. Smyrna, was a lodger.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 1891 census: 12 Linnet Lane, Liverpool, England household headed by Demetrius Galatti, 48, cotton merchant, b. Smyrna, naturalized British subject; wife Angelica, 40, b. Higher Broughton, Lancashire; son Augustus, 21; daughters Lucy, 18 and Zenobia, 15, all b. Liverpool & 2 servants.
    • 1901 England census: "Highfield," Greenbank Drive, Liverpool: Angelica Gallati, wife, 50, b. Manchester; son Augustus, 31, cotton merchant; Stamati, 30; daughter Zenobia, 25, all unmarried, b. Liverpool; and 4 servants. Several doors down from the Vlasto family at "Bonnevaine".
    • Liverpool Electoral Registers, 1875: Demetrius Augustus Galatta (Galatti in one voter list), Stoneleigh, Aigburth Road; 40a Drury Buildings, 2 Drury Lane (counting house); 1879-1880, 1884-1885: Demetrius Augustus Gallati, Stoneleigh, Aigburth Road; 40a Drury Buildings, 2 Drury Lane (counting house) [1884-1885 John Frangopulo added]; 1889-1890: Demetrius Augustus Gallati, 12 Linnet Lane; 1st floor, 6 Manchester Buildings, 1 Tithebarn St. (counting house, with John Frangopulo); 1894-1895: Demetrius Augustus Gallati and Augustus Demetrius Gallati, 12 Linnet Lane; 1st floor, 6 Manchester Buildings, 1 Tithebarn St. (counting house); 1899-1900, 1900 exchange: Demetrius Augustus Gallati (Demetrius A Gallatti in one voter list) and Augustus Demetrius Gallati, Highfield, Greenbank Drive, Sefton Park; 2 Borough Buildings North, 7 Rumford St. (counting house).
    • He was partners with Augustus Demetrius Galatti in D. A. Galatti & Co., Merchants, 7, Rumford Street, Liverpool, until he resigned 31 Dec 1901/10 Sep 1903 (London Gazette 31 Dec 1901/15 Sep 1903).
    • Demetrius Augustus Galatti, merchant, 40A, Drury Buildings, Drury Lane, Liverpool, England was an investor in the Commercial Bank of Alexandria Limited (London Gazette 28 Feb 1877)
    • D.A. Galatti participated in a Liverpool town meeting to raise funds for the earthquake victims on the Island of Zante, Greece (Liverpool Mercury 14 Feb 1893).
    • The Church of St. Charles Borromeo, Liverpool, sits on land that was formerly owned by Demetrius Augustus Galatti and Lucia Frangopulo, who had sold it to the Little Sisters of the Poor. The nuns had maintained St Augustine's Home from 1885 and then sold the land for the future church for 2223 (St Charles Borromeo Parish Centenary, 1892-1992).
    • D. A. Galati attended the Sep 1897 Liverpool funeral of Ambrose Anthony Vlasto (Liverpool Mercury, 28 Sep 1897).
    • Demetrius A. Gallatti, Highfield, Green Bank Drive, is on the 1899 Electoral List for Liverpool, England.
    • 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).
    • Demetrius Augustine Galatti was in partnership with John Michael Agelasto in the firm, Frangopulo, Agelasto & Co., Merchants Liverpool and New York, as reported in the London Gazette, 20 Jun 1873.
    • His brother Zannis is on the Negroponte-Agelasto tree.
    • UK Naturalisation: Demetrius Augustus Galatti, Smyrna, 19 Dec 1867; certificate 5643 [5]
    Person ID I435  Agelasto
    Last Modified 25 Mar 2018 

    Father Augustis (Dimitrios) Galati,   d. 1868 
    Mother Zennou (Zannis) Vouro,   d. 1879 
    Family ID F536  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Angelica (Stamatios) Frangopulo,   b. 10 Jan 1851, Manchester, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1920, Highfield, Greenbank Drive, Sefton Park, Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 16 Jul 1868  Manchester, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The UK marriage registry finds: Angelica Frangopulo, married Jul-Aug-Sep, 1868, Salford, Greater Manchester, Lancashire, v 8d, p 102. Certificate not examined.
    • Entry 273/089; Sponsor: Maria M. Agelasto (her grandmother); witness: N. C. Maximos; priest: Vasilios Moros, Presbyter: M. Oeconomos. [6]
    Children 
     1. Augustis (Dimitrios) Galati,   b. 25 Apr 1869, Valleyfield, Alexandra Drive, Prince's Park, Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1931, 31 Brunswick Road, Hove, Sussex, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     2. Stamatios (Dimitrios) Galati,   b. 02 Aug 1870, Alexandra Drive, Prince's Park, Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1904, Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)
     3. Lucy (Dimitrios) Galati,   b. 16 Feb 1873, 'Stoneleigh', Aigburth Road, Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1894, Dresden, Saxony, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)
    +4. Zenovia (Dimitrios) Galati,   b. 12 Oct 1875, 'Stoneleigh', Aigburth Road, Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 May 1945, Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    Last Modified 8 Dec 2010 
    Family ID F172  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1841 - Smyrna/Izmir, Turkey Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Jul 1868 - Manchester, Lancashire, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 08 Aug 1904 - Highfield, Greenbank Drive, Sefton Park, Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 11 Aug 1904 - Smithdown Road Cemetery, Toxteth Park, Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • 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
    Greenbank Drive, Liverpool, England
    Greenbank Drive, Liverpool, England
    photo 2009; 'Bonnevaine' lies on this road; no vestige of the stately home 'Highfield' on this road, which now abuts open space, park or allotment.
    Rumford Street, Liverpool, England
    Rumford Street, Liverpool, England
    photo 2009; cotton merchants were headquartered in Rumford Street, especially over the last quarter of the 19th Century.
    Tithebarn St., Liverpool, England
    Tithebarn St., Liverpool, England
    Dimitrios A Galati officed D. A. Galatti & Co., general merchants, at 6 Manchester Buildings (1898).
    Drury Lane, Liverpool, England
    Drury Lane, Liverpool, England
    Demetrius A Galatti, merchant, worked out of 40A Drury Buildings, Drury Lane [at Water Street] (1877)
    Bonnevaine, Greenbank Drive, Liverpool
    Bonnevaine, Greenbank Drive, Liverpool
    Photo courtesy Steve Williams, May 2019.
    Bonnevaine, Greenbank Drive, Liverpool (detail)
    Bonnevaine, Greenbank Drive, Liverpool (detail)
    Photo courtesy Steve Williams, May 2019.

    Documents
    Frangopulo, Agelasto & Co partnership dissolved
    Frangopulo, Agelasto & Co partnership dissolved
    London Gazette 20 Jun 1873
    St Nicholas Greek Church, Liverpool, Burial Registry
    St Nicholas Greek Church, Liverpool, Burial Registry
    Dem Galatis
    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.
    F. Bingham leaves Frangopulo, Agelasto & Co
    F. Bingham leaves Frangopulo, Agelasto & Co
    London Gazette 20 Jun 1873
    Demetrius Augustus Galatti 1904 probate.
    Demetrius Augustus Galatti 1904 probate.

    Headstones
    Smithdown Lane Cemetery, Toxteth Park, Liverpool, England
    Smithdown Lane Cemetery, Toxteth Park, Liverpool, England
    In loving memory of Lucy, daughter of Demetrius and Angelica Galatti, died at Dresden Saxony 27 Mar 1894, age 21; "Her perfect being hath passed on to where beyond these bones there is peace." Also, Stamati, son of the above, [died] 10 Jan 1904, age 35; "He is not dead but sleepeth." Demetrius Augsutus Galatti, 8 Aug 1904, age 63; "Not as I will but as thee will."
    Smithdown Lane Cemetery, Toxteth Park, Liverpool, England
    Smithdown Lane Cemetery, Toxteth Park, Liverpool, England
    Galatti Monument

  • Sources 
    1. [S58] Liverpool Probate Registers, 1904.

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

    3. [S121] Liverpool Toxteth Park Cemetery.

    4. [S26] Burial records, St Nicholas Greek Church, Liverpool, England, 295.

    5. [S86] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 24, Dec 1976.
      Greeks Naturalised in Britain 1801-1900

    6. [S86] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 9, May 1996.
      Marriage-No:0027


  

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