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Augustus (Stephanos) Agelasto[1, 2]

Male 1815 - 1884  (69 years)


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  • Name Augustus (Stephanos) Agelasto 
    Born 1815  Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 04 Mar 1884  Constantinople/Istanbul Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Probate says he died 25 Apr 1884.
    • His estate, probated in London, was handled by son Stephen, one of the executors. [3]
    Notes 
    • He is also found on the Negroponte-Agelasto tree.
    • Occupation: merchant, 1859, 23 Brunswick Buildings, Liverpool; cotton broker; Meugens & Agelasto, 2 Manchester Buildings, Tithebarn St., Liverpool (Lancs), partnership dissolved 1859; 1868, Victoria Buildings, Hackins Hey, Liverpool.
    • Residence: bef 1822 Chios; 1827-1840 Syros; 1851, 45 Broughton Cottage, Salford, Manchester, England; 1855-66, Grove Street, Falkner Terrace No 171, Liverpool, England; 15 Lockerby Road, Fairfield, Liverpool; 1881, 24 Lockerby Road, Liverpool.
    • 1851 England census: Broughton Cottage, Salford, England household headed by Augustus Agelasto, 35, unmarried, merchant, b. Cio [sic] Greece, and 1 servant.
    • 1861 England census: 175 Grove Street, Liverpool, household headed by Augustus Agelasto, 45, cotton broker, b. Chios; wife Lucy Coronio, 30, b. Constantinople; sons Stephen, 8, b. Syros; John, 6; George, 4; daughters Despina, 5; Henrietta, 7; Hellen, 2 Mo, all b. Liverpool; & 3 servants.
    • 1871 England census [West Derby]: 15 Locherby Road, Liverpool, household headed A. S. Agelasto, 55, cotton broker; wife Lucy, 40, both b. Chios; son Stephen, 18, b. Syros; Harriet, 17, b. Manchester; John, 15; Delphina, 14; Helen, 10, Triphon, 9; Aspasia, 7; Lucy, 5, all scholars, b. Liverpool; & 5 servants. Lived adjacent to the C. T. Rodocanachi family and two doors down from the Constantine M. Ralli family.
    • 1881 England census [West Derby rural]: Locherby Road, West Derby, Lancashire: Augustus S. Agelasto, 66, married; unmarried sons Stephen, 28, both , cotton brokesr, b. Greece; John 26, cotton salesman, b. Liverpool; Tryphon, 17; daughters Aspasia, 16; Lucie, 14, all scholars, b. Liverpool; & 2 servants.
    • Liverpool Electoral Registers for Augustus Agelasto: 1860, Hackin's Hey (counting house), 1860, 1865, Grove St. (house); 1868-1870, Lockerby road (house & garden); 1870, [as Augustus Stephen Agelasto], Lockerby Rd., Fairfield (abode); 1870, 1975 Victoria Buildings, 24 Hackin's Hey (counting house). He is also included, 1870, on the list of persons "objected to, as not being entitled to have their names retained in the list of persons qualified to vote."
    • 11 Apr 1840: Augustus St. Agelasto, 23, unmarried, born Chios, merchant, arriving Syros 1827, swore allegiance to the government at the town hall, Ermoupolis.
    • An A.S.Agelasto is listed as the manager of the Bank of Constantinople (The Times [London], 10 Mar 1884; Pall Mall Gazette 10 Mar 1884) but this could be a misprint as his son, Stephen Augustus Agelasto, held this position.
    • A.S. Agelasto charity: £1 1s in the subscription for the Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations, 1851 (Manchester Times 20 Jul 1850); £5 to a relief fund to aid British expatriate families suffering during political upheaval in India (Liverpool Mercury [LM] 7 Oct 1857); £2 to The Hartley Colliery Accident fund (LM 30 Jan 1862); £5 to the Cephalonia Relief Fund (LM 26 Mar 1867); £3 3s. to the Manchester and Liverpool Agricultural Society (LM, 25 Mar 1871); £5 to The Liverpool Bulgarian Relief Fund (LM 21 Sep 1876); £5 to the Haydock Colliery Relief Fund (LM 19/20/22 Jun 1878); £50 to The Chio Earthquake Relief Fund (LM 15/20 Apr 1881).
    • A.S. Agelasto auctioned off 18 bales of Orleans cotton damaged by sea water (Liverpool Mercury 23 Dec 1868). On sale "at the broker's office, Victoria buildings, Hackins Hey [Liverpool], Cotton - 37 bales Egyptian, Ex-Egyptian and Dido."(Liverpool Mercury 1866) (Daphne Casdagli).
    • Along with other Liverpool merchants in the Levant trade, he signed a petition to the city's Dock Committee asking them to extend dock on the Liverpool rather than the Cheshire side of the Mercy (Liverpool Mercury, 30 Oct 1857).
    • Agelasto, gent., Greece, arrived Dover, England, aboard the Princess Alice, 28 Aug 1852, from Calais, France. A.S. Agelasto, merchant, b. Greece, arrived London aboard the Panther, 9 Apr 1853, from Ostend, Belgium. A. Agelasto, merchant, Greece, arrived Dover, England, aboard the Rubis Com Michel, 3 Mar 1858, from Ostend, Belgium.
    • Augustin Agelasto, b. Greece, merchant, arrived Dover, England from France, 1 Jul 1844.
    • Agelasto, Augustus Stephen appears on the Grand Trunk Railway Company Of Canada's List Of Shareholders, Oct 1875.
    Person ID I47  Agelasto
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2018 

    Father Stephanos (Augustis) Agelasto,   b. Abt 1779, Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1870, Syros, Cyclades Islands, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 91 years) 
    Mother Henrietta (Constantine) Franghiadi,   b. Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1867, Athens, Attica, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F37  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Loukia (Zannis) Coronio,   b. 12 Oct 1831, Syros, Cyclades Islands, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1912, Constantinople/Istanbul Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 21 Aug 1851  Manchester, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Argenti says 9 Aug 1851.
    • Entry: 016/015; Marriage Witnesses: Emmanuel Dontas and Despina L. Ziffo; priest: Daniel Petroulias. [4]
    • Rev. D. Petrulia presided
    • Marriage announcement in Manchester Guardian, 23 Aug 1851, p 11.
    Children 
    +1. Stephen (Augustus) Agelasto,   b. 03 Sep 1852, Syros, Cyclades Islands, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1948, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years)
    +2. Arietta (Augustus) Agelasto,   b. Dec 1853, Manchester, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1883, Constantinople/Istanbul Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 29 years)
    +3. John Augustus (Augustus) Agelasto,   b. 31 Dec 1854, 171 Falkner Terrace, Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 May 1905, Swanage, Dorset, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
    +4. Despina (Augustus) Agelasto,   b. 05 Feb 1856, 171 Falkner Terrace, Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Jul 1917, Smyrna/Izmir, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     5. George Alexander (Augustus) Agelasto,   b. 27 Feb 1857, 175 Falkner Terrace, Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1873, Paris, Īle-de-France, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 16 years)
    +6. Leonora Eleni (Augustus) Agelasto,   b. 22 Jan 1861, Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location
    +7. Tryphon Emmanuel A. (Augustus) Agelasto,   b. 10 Jun 1862, 171 Falkner Terrace, Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1947, 30 Fairacres, Roehampton Lane, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    +8. Aspasia (Augustus) Agelasto,   b. 21 Aug 1864, Grove Street, Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location
    +9. Lucia (Augustus) Agelasto,   b. 1866, Grove Street, Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 1965, Ashford, Kent, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 99 years)
    Documents
    Augustus & Lucy Agelasto descendants
    Augustus & Lucy Agelasto descendants
    family tree created by John Tryphon Agelasto
    Last Modified 6 Dec 2010 
    Family ID F46  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1815 - Chios, Greece Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Aug 1851 - Manchester, Lancashire, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 04 Mar 1884 - Constantinople/Istanbul Turkey Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Photos
    155-177 Upper Parliament Street, Liverpool, England
    155-177 Upper Parliament Street, Liverpool, England
    Falkner Terrace (Class II listed 1975) is the 155-177 block (north side, odd numbers) of Upper Parliament Street at Grove Street; photo 2009. Augustus S. and Lucy Agelasto lived at 171-175 Falkner Terrace where their children John, Despina, George, Leonora, Tryphon, Aspasia and Lucia were born, from 1854-1866.
    15 Lockerby Road, Liverpool, England
    15 Lockerby Road, Liverpool, England
    St. Sebastians Parochial Club; photo 2009. This address in 1871 and 1881 was home to the Augustus S. Agelasto family. In the latter decades of the 19th Century Lockerby [Locherby] Road was in the rural countryside east of Liverpool center. Numbers 13 and 17, on either side, are Class II listed buildings (1975).
    Hackins Hey, Liverpool, England
    Hackins Hey, Liverpool, England
    photo 2009; Augustus S Agelasto had offices in Victoria Buildings, Hackins Hey (1868).
    7 Brunswick Street West (at Castle), Liverpool, England
    7 Brunswick Street West (at Castle), Liverpool, England
    photo 2009; approximate location of the Brunswick Buildings, the first purpose-built office block in Britain (1841). "A speculative development, Brunswick Buildings off Castle Street (1840s, now demolished) pioneered a new direction for this 'display': a lavish Italian Renaissance palazzo style redolent of Renaissance merchant princes, which not surprising found great favour in Liverpool's business community." (Lancashire: Liverpool and the South-West, p 68). Augustus S Agelasto worked out of 23 Brunswick Buildings (1859).
    Tithebarn St., Liverpool, England
    Tithebarn St., Liverpool, England
    Augustus S Agelasto was with Meugens & Agelasto, 2 Manchester Buildings (1859).

    Documents
    A.S. Agelasto auction of damaged cotton
    A.S. Agelasto auction of damaged cotton
    Liverpool Mercury 23 Dec 1868
    Residence: 1859, Constantinople
    Residence: 1859, Constantinople
    Nicolas Mavrogordato, merchant; Stephen Mavrogordato, banker; & Augustis Agelasto, merchant, no. 58 Street [name illegible, likely Anatolis Str.] is identified in the 1859 census of Greek residents of Stavrodromion, Constantinople/Istanbul.
    Auguste Stephen Agelasto 1885 probate
    Auguste Stephen Agelasto 1885 probate
    Augustin Agelasto arrival at Dover, 1 Jul 1844
    Augustin Agelasto arrival at Dover, 1 Jul 1844
    His signature appears on the document.

  • Sources 
    1. [S119] Argenti 1955, Philip P. Argenti, (London Oxford University Press).
      Included in Philip Argenti's Agelasto family tree, number 47.

    2. [S39] Greek State Archives (Syros).
      Registry of Oaths of Allegiance

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

    4. [S86] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 6, May 1996.
      Marriage No.: 0005


  

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