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Pandia Peter (Peter) Rodocanachi[1]

Male 1865 - 1936  (71 years)


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  • Name Pandia Peter (Peter) Rodocanachi 
    Born 03 May 1865  London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 11 Jun 1865  Church of Our Saviour, London Wall, City of London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • God-parents: Maria G. Sechiari. [2]
    Gender Male 
    Died 27 Oct 1936  Toft House, Dunchurch, Warwickshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • His estate of £86109 12s. 11d. was administered by his sons Peter Rodocanachi and Harold Rodocanachi with George Michel Mavrogordato. [3]
    Buried 30 Oct 1936  Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • plot 29183, sq. 28, Greek plan 49-50, reg. pg. 17853, no. 71935 [4]
    Notes 
    • Residence, England: 1889, 125 Westbourne Terrace, Bayswater, London; Toft House, Dunchurch, Near Rugby, Warks; 34 Pont Street, Belgrave Square, Belgravia, London.
    • Occupation: Merchant.
    • Along with George Michel Mavrogordato, Leon Pandely Argenti, and George Eumorfopoulos he was an executor of the estate of Jenny Mavrogordato (London Gazette 12 May 1931).
    • P.P. Rodocanachi along with P. Sechiari , 2 Bishopsgate Street, London, was co-liquidator of the Archangel Marine Insurance Company Limited London Gazette 18 August 1885.
    • He was in partnership with, M.G. Mavrogordato (cited below) and Pandely A. Mavrogordato in the firm of P. P. Rodocanachi and Co., Merchants, at South Sea House, Threadneedle Street, London, as Merchants, until the latter left the firm effective 31 Dec 1892 (London Gazette 3 Jan 1893). Likely, either he or his father founded the firm P.P. Rodocanachi & Co., merchants, 1 King's Arms Yard, Moorgate Street, London and, until he retired 31 Dec 1906, was partners with Michel George Mavrogordato and George Michel Mavrogordato. (London Gazette 8 Jan 1907). Emmanuel Theodore Seehiari left the firm 31 Dec 1904 (London Gazette 10 Jan 1905). The business moved to 40/41 Old Broad Street, EC 2, London; later partners included Constantin Manoli Vassiliadi and Theodore Michel Mavrogordato (London Gazette 26 Feb 1929). It was in business some decades later at 65 London Wall, London E.C.2., London (London Gazette 9 Feb 1965).
    • He was a co-executor of the estate of John Michael Zarifi, 6 Norfolk Street, Park Lane, Middlesex (d 6 June 1919) (London Gazette 29 Jul 1919).
    • Pandia P. Rodocanachi was listed as a member of the Baltic Exchange, 1886 (Harlaftis, A History of Greek-owned Shipping, p. 58).
    • 1891 England census: 13 Hyde Park Terrace household headed by Pandia Rodocanachi, 25, merchant Russian trade; wife Alexandra, 21; son Peter P., 3 mos, all b. London; & 9 servants.
    • 1901 England census: 34 Pont Street, Chelsea, London household headed by Pandia Rodocanacki, 35, living on own means; wife Alexandra, 31; sons Peter, 10; Harold, 7; Theodore, 3; daughter Jenny, 8; & 9 servants.
    • Pandia Peter Rodocanachi [34 Pont St SW] appears on the 1895, as Pandra Rodocanachi [13-14 Ovington Mews SW - stable, abode 14 Pont Street SW] 1896, 1897, 1899, 1904, 1905, 1909 UK electoral register, Chelsea parliamentary division, Kensington and Chelsea county/borough; [as Pandia Peter Rodocanachi] 1898, 1900, 1902, 1903, 1906, 1907, 1908, 1910, 1911, 1912, 1913, 1914, 1915 Kensington South/Kensington and Chelsea; [1 King's Arms Yard, abode 34 Pont Street SW] 1903 London/City of London; 1897, 1898, 1904, 1907, 1908, 1909 Kensington/South Kensington and Chelsea.
    • 1911 England census for Dunchurch Nr Rugby, Warwickshire, household headed by Pandia P. Rodocanachi, 45, married 21 years, 4 children, all living; private means; wife Alexandra, 41, b. son Peter, 20, single, student; all b. Paddington, London; 7 servants.
    Person ID I478  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 16 May 2015 

    Father Peter Pandia (Pandia) Rodocanachi,   b. 22 Sep 1831, Livorno, Livorno, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1899, Worthing, West Sussex, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Zenni (Georges) Sechiari,   b. 01 Feb 1842, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1927, 14 rue du Centre, Neuilly sur Seine, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 29 Sep 1860  Chapel of Our Saviour, Finsbury Circus, City of London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Witnesses/Sponsors: Fanny Zizinia & -- Zizinia; Narkissos Morphinos presiding; entry 45 [5]
    Photos
    Peter & Jenny Rodocanachi by Camille Silvy, 1861
    Peter & Jenny Rodocanachi by Camille Silvy, 1861
    Peter Pandia Rodocanachi; Jenny Rodocanachi (née Sechiari) were photographed by Camille Silvy; albumen print, 3 February 1861, 3 3/8 in. x 2 1/8 in. (86 mm x 54 mm) image size; purchased 1904; NPG Ax51217.
    Family ID F1077  Group Sheet

    Family Alexandra (Paul) Schilizzi,   b. 03 Feb 1870, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Dec 1957, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 12 Oct 1889  St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Marriage notice appeared in The Times (London) 14 Oct 1889.
    • Witnesses/Sponsors: P. Argenti & Marigo Zarifi; Ceremony performed by the Archimandrite Dr. Dionysius Plaisas, assisted by the Rev. Agathangelos Moschovakis; entry 168. [6]
    Children 
    +1. Peter (Pandia) Rodocanachi,   b. 21 Dec 1890, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1952, Uckfield, Sussex, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     2. Joanna (Pandia) Rodocanachi,   b. 15 Dec 1892, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location
    +3. Paul Harold (Pandia) Rodocanachi,   b. 12 Nov 1893, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Feb 1968, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     4. Theodore Pandia (Pandia) Rodocanachi,   b. 07 Jul 1897, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Aug 1968, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    Last Modified 16 May 2015 
    Family ID F193  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 03 May 1865 - London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 11 Jun 1865 - Church of Our Saviour, London Wall, City of London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 Oct 1889 - St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Oct 1936 - Toft House, Dunchurch, Warwickshire, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 30 Oct 1936 - Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England UK Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Pandia Peter Rodocanachi
    Pandia Peter Rodocanachi
    courtesy Christopher Long
    120 block (odd numbers) Westbourne Terrace, London, England
    120 block (odd numbers) Westbourne Terrace, London, England
    The entire block is now an office block built in a style to resemble the buildings that line Westbourne Terrace; photo 2009. In 1861 the George E. Scaramanga and Peter Rodocanachi families lived at numbers 123 and 125, respectively. Son Peter P. Rodocanachi lived there in 1889.
    123-125 Westbourne Terrace, London, England
    123-125 Westbourne Terrace, London, England
    photo 2009
    Bayswater Road, London, England
    Bayswater Road, London, England
    photo 2009. From at least 1891 to the 1950s the stretch of Bayswater Road facing Hyde Park between Clarendon Place and Albion Street was called Hyde Park Terrace (but not so on Charles Booth 1898 map). Pandia and Alexandra Rodocanachi lived at 13 Hyde Park Terrace with their son Peter in 1891.
    34 Pont Street, Belgrave Square, London, England
    34 Pont Street, Belgrave Square, London, England
    photo 2009; Pandia P and Alexandra Rodocanachi lived at this Belgravia address with their children in 1901.
    65 London Wall, E.C.2, London, England
    65 London Wall, E.C.2, London, England
    photo 2009; the offices of P.P. Rodocanachi & Co, bankers, operating in the 1950s.
    1 King's Arms Yard, London, England
    1 King's Arms Yard, London, England
    photo 2009; the 1 King's Arms Yard replaces buildings that themselves likely followed the demolition of dozens of houses neighboring Moorgate, built 1840. P.P. Rodocanachi & Co., merchants, was located at 1 King's Arms Yard, Moorgate Street, London (1894-1906)
    1 King's Arms Yard, London, England
    1 King's Arms Yard, London, England
    architect's rendering
    38 Threadneedle St, London, England
    38 Threadneedle St, London, England
    photo 2009; Bank of Scotland, former South Sea House. With the repeal of the Corn Laws and the boom in trading that followed, the Baltic Exchange moved to the South Sea House (between 1857 - 1866) and then left the Threadneedle Street building in 1903 for the location now occupied by 30 St Mary Axe [The Gherkin]. P. P. Rodocanachi and Co., Merchants, were located at South Sea House, Threadneedle Street, London (1878-1905).
    38 Threadneedle St, London, England
    38 Threadneedle St, London, England
    detail--entrance

    Documents
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Register for plot 29183, sq. 28, Greek plan 49-50
    Pandia Peter 1936 Probate
    Pandia Peter 1936 Probate

    Headstones
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Peter Pandia and Jenny Rodocanachi and their son Pandia Peter were buried in the double Argenti-Schilizzi plot, according to cemtery records. Their names are not among those inscribed on the tomb, nor those of their grandsons Peter Pandia Rodocanachi and Paul Harold Rodocanachi.
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Argenti-Schilizzi plots - rear view

  • Sources 
    1. [S111] Une Enfance, Gertrude Agelasto, 86.

    2. [S68] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 12, Jun 1975.
      Records of Baptisms from the Church of Our Saviour, 82-84 London Wall, City of London

    3. [S82] UK National Probate Calendar Indexes, 1858-1966, 1973-1995.

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

    5. [S68] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 12, Feb 1977.
      Records of Marriages from the Church of Our Saviour [London]

    6. [S68] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 12, Jul 1983.
      Marriages Celebrated at the Holy Wisdom (Saint Sophia) in Moscow Road, Bayswater [London]


  

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