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Arghyri (Dimitrios) Petrocochino[1, 2]

Female 1861 - 1954  (92 years)


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  • Name Arghyri (Dimitrios) Petrocochino 
    Nickname Argentina 
    Born 23 Jan 1861  Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • DOB according to baptism register. Argenti says 04 Feb 1861, which is the date on the Julian calendar.
    Christened 26 Apr 1861  Greek Church of St Nicholas, Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Father Joseph Skevofylakas officiating.
    • God-parent: Anastasia P. Rodocanachi
    Gender Female 
    Died 17 Jan 1954  Albury, London Road, East Grinstead, Sussex, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 29 Jan 1954  Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • buried in plot 21775, sq 28-42, Greek plan no. 8, reg. pg. 19127, no. 8218 [4]
    Notes 
    • Residence: Albury London Rd, E. Grinstead, London (phone listing 1946-54 as 'Mrs. J Ziffo').
    • Residence: 1908, 80 Westbourne Terrace, W., London(directory listing: Petrocochino, Mrs. D. & Ziffo, John)
    • The 1861 census: Holly Road, West Derby, Liverpool, England household headed David E. [Dimitrios Emmanuel] Petrocochino, 39, commission merchant, b. Greece; wife Despina, 23, b. Austria; daughter Alexandra, 2; son Emmanuel, 1; daughther Argiri, 2 months, all b. Liverpool & 5 servants [next door to the Paul Zannis Rodocanachi family].
    • The 1871 British Census reports the family living at 48 Lancaster Gate, Paddington, London: Demetrius Petrocochino, head, 49, East India merchant, born Smyrna; his wife Despina, 33, born Trieste, Austria; children Alexandra, 12; Imanuel, 11; Argiri, 10; Matthew, 8, all born Liverpool; Angelica, 5, and Stephen, 4, both born London, and 7 employees.
    • 1899 directory lists John Ziffo, 48 Lanark Villas, Clifton Rd., Maida, Vale W, London. Lanark Villas was a street that ran parallel between Maida Vale and Portsdown [now Randolph Avenue], bookended by Stranraer P. (what is now the intersection of Randolph Crescent) and Clifton Road, identified in the 1898 Charles Booth online archive.
    • Argentina Ziffo [18 Cleveland Gardens W] appears on the UK 1918, 1919 electoral register, Paddington and St Marylebone parliamentary division, Westminster county/borough; 1924, 1925, 1927, 1929, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938 Paddington/Westminster; 1928 Paddington and Poplar/Westminster; as Argyri Ziffo [57 Palmerston House, abode - 18 Cleveland Gardens W] 1920, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1924 London/City of London; as Argyrie Ziffo 1921 Paddington and St Marylebone/Westminster; 1922, 1923, 1927, 1929, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938 Paddington/Westminster; 1928 Paddington and Poplar/Westminster.
    • 1911 England census for 80 Westbourne Terrace, Hyde Park, Paddington, London W, household headed by John Ziffo, 62, b. Athens, Greece, married 24 years, 2 children, 2 living, East India merchant, exporter cotton goods, importer jute & grain, Greek nationality; wife Argyrie, 24, b. Liverpool; daughters Dessie, 23, b. Calcutta; Olga, 21, b. London, Paddington; both single; 6 servants.
    Person ID I469  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 18 Dec 2018 

    Father Dimitrios (Emmanuel) Petrocochino,   b. 1820, Smyrna/Izmir, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Jan 1887, 48 Lancaster Gate, Bayswater, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Despina (Matthew) Rodocanachi,   b. 1838, Trieste, Italy/Austria Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1912, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 17 Sep 1857  Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F191  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John (Matthew) Ziffo,   b. 07 Dec 1848, Athens, Attica, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1938, 18 Cleveland Gardens, Bayswater, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 16 Oct 1886  St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • John Ziffo registered his marriage in Oct-Nov-Dec 1886 in London, v 1a, p 134. Certificate not examined.
    • Marriage notice appeared in The Times (London) 21 Oct 1886, pg. 1.
    • Witnesses/Sponsors: Despoina Petrocochino & Eustratius Em. Petrocochino; Agathangeies Moschvachis presiding; entry 146. [5]
    • Marriage notice in The Times of India, 10 Nov 1886. [6]
    • Rev Agathangeles Moscovachis officiated.
    Children 
     1. Despina (John) Ziffo,   b. 09 Nov 1887, Calcutta, Bengal, British India Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jun 1962, Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    +2. Olga Mary (John) Ziffo,   b. 02 Dec 1889, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1971, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    Last Modified 18 Mar 2012 
    Family ID F187  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Jan 1861 - Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 26 Apr 1861 - Greek Church of St Nicholas, Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Oct 1886 - St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Jan 1954 - Albury, London Road, East Grinstead, Sussex, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 29 Jan 1954 - Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England UK Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Olga J. Ziffo with her mother Arghyri Petrocochino Ziffo
    Olga J. Ziffo with her mother Arghyri Petrocochino Ziffo
    80 Westbourne Terrace, London, England
    80 Westbourne Terrace, London, England
    The Shaftesbury Premier Hotel. John Ziffo, with his family and his mother-in-law, lived at this address in Bayswater from 1900-1913; photo 2009.
    view of Cleveland Square, London, England
    view of Cleveland Square, London, England
    photo 2009. Residences on Cleveland Square stop at no. 14, then resume after block flats with no. 26. Cleveland Gardens include no. 1-7. John M. and Arghyri Ziffo lived at 18 Cleveland Gardens, Bayswater, from 1900 until his death in 1938.
    48 Lancaster Gate, London, England
    48 Lancaster Gate, London, England
    photo 2009; the address is now part of the Commodore Hotel, Bayswater. The Dimitrios E Petrocochino family lived at from 1871 until his 1887 death.
    46-48 Lancaster Gate, London, England
    46-48 Lancaster Gate, London, England
    detail

    Documents
    Arghyri Dimitrios Petrocochino
    Arghyri Dimitrios Petrocochino
    entry in the baptism register, Greek Church of St Nicholas, Liverpool, England
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Register for plot 21775, sq 28-42, Greek plan no. 8
    Arghiri Ziffo 1954 probate
    Arghiri Ziffo 1954 probate

  • Sources 
    1. [S82] UK National Probate Calendar Indexes, 1858-1966, 1973-1995.

    2. [S119] 1911 England Census.

    3. [S10] Baptism records, St Nicholas Greek Church, Liverpool, England, 57.

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

    5. [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]

    6. [S84] FIBIS database.


  

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