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Despina (Matthew) Rodocanachi

Female 1838 - 1912  (74 years)


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  • Name Despina (Matthew) Rodocanachi 
    Born 1838  Trieste, Italy/Austria Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 29 Sep 1912  England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Death notice appeared in The Times (London) 30 Sep 1912.
    • Funeral 2 Oct 1912, St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England.
    • Estate administered by Matthew Demetrius Petrocochino and John Matthew Ziffo. [1]
    Buried 02 Oct 1912  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. 14641, no. 46295. [2]
    Notes 
    • A recent widow she was in partnership with Stephen Emmanuel Petrocochino, who retired 31 Dec 1889, and Eustratius Emmanuel Petrocochino, operating under the firm of Petrocochino Brothers, at Palmerston Buildings, Old Broad Street, London and Manchester and Calcutta, India (London Gazette18 Jul 1890).
    • She was in partnership, until resigning 7 Jan 1898, with John Matthew Ziffo, George Marchetti and Emmanuel Eustratius Petrocochino, carrying on business as Merchants, at Palmerston House, Old Broad Street, London, Manchester, and Calcutta, India, as Petrocochino Brothers (London Gazette 7 Jan 1898).
    • Residence: at DOD, 80 Westbourne Terrace, London, England
    • 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.
    • Patent, 9 Jan 1894 - Class 13: designs on textile piece goods. Registered design No 225193: registered by Tamvaco and Micrulachi, Merchants, of 38 and 40 Lloyd Street, Manchester and Calcutta. 28 Oct 1896: Assigned to George Marchetti, Eustratius Emmanuel Petrocochino, Despina Demetrius Petrocochino and John Matthew Ziffo, trading in co-partnership as Petrocochino Brothers, 2 Hall Street, Manchester. East India Merchants. [3]
    Person ID I474  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 2 Aug 2015 

    Family 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) 
    Married 17 Sep 1857  Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Arghyri (Dimitrios) Petrocochino,   b. 23 Jan 1861, Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1954, Albury, London Road, East Grinstead, Sussex, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
    +2. Angeliki (Dimitrios) Petrocochino,   b. 11 Oct 1865, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jul 1903, Athens, Attica, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)
    +3. Stephen Demetrius (Dimitrios) Petrocochino,   b. 03 Apr 1867, [Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK] Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 1932, Low Farm, Darsham, Saxmundham, Suffolk, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
    Last Modified 25 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F191  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1838 - Trieste, Italy/Austria Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Sep 1857 - Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 Sep 1912 - England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 02 Oct 1912 - Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England UK Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    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.
    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
    Tower 42, 25 Old Broad Street, London, England
    Tower 42, 25 Old Broad Street, London, England
    photo on its wiki website, which says that Palmerston House, 51-55 Broad Street, was one of the buildings that used to occupy this plot..."a building that survived from the 19th century, through both world wars. It was named after the Third Viscount Palmerston."
    WWII bomb damaged to Old Broad Street, London, England
    WWII bomb damaged to Old Broad Street, London, England
    "A bomb fell on the vacant site between Palmerston House (no.34) and the Bank of Taiwan (nos.40-41) 3.44pm 15th July 1944," according to the City of London website. Earlier Petrocochino Brothers had had its offices in Suite 57 (1889-1924).
    WWII bomb damage to Old Broad Street, London, England
    WWII bomb damage to Old Broad Street, London, England
    Palmerston House is on the right.
    Hall Street, Manchester, England
    Hall Street, Manchester, England
    Photo 2015. From 1872-1900 in various relationships Stephen Emmanuel Petrocochino, George Marchetti, Eustratius Emmanuel Petrocochino, Despina Demetrius Petrocochino and John Matthew Ziffo, traded as Petrocochino & Co. or Petrocochino Brothers, 2-4 Hall Street, Manchester. Rodocanachi & Sons. also worked out of 2 Hall St. (1868-1869).

    Documents
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Register for plot 21775, sq 28-42, Greek plan no. 8
    Despina Demetrius Petrocochino 1912 probate
    Despina Demetrius Petrocochino 1912 probate

    Headstones
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    D E Petrocochino Family Vault
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    D E Petrocochino vault - inscriptions

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

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

    3. [S73] UK National Archives.
      BT 51/75/225193


  

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