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Michel Emmanuel (Emmanuel) Rodocanachi[1, 2, 3]

Male 1821 - 1901  (79 years)


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  • Name Michel Emmanuel (Emmanuel) Rodocanachi 
    Born 14 Dec 1821  Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 04 Apr 1901  58 Westbourne Terrace, Bayswater, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The 1901 death of Michael Rodocanachi is recorded in Vital Statistics, Piraeus, Greece, p 706
    • DOD 3 Apr 1901 according to UK probate
    Buried 09 Apr 1901  Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • register entry A29319
    • Archimandrite Ant Payaschis presiding [4]
    • burial plot 28411, Greek plan no. 29 (double grave with no. 6415), reg. pg. 12519, no. 29319 [5]
    Notes 
    • He is also on the Negroponte-Agelasto tree.
    • As witness he signed the birth certificate of Aspasia (Georges) Zizinia.
    • Occupation: merchant, 29 Finsbury Circus, London.
    • He was probably [birth date does not match one given by Argenti] a witness to the birth of Matteo (Zorzis) Mavrogordato.
    • Michel Emanuel Rodocanachi, effective 31 Dec 1853, resigned his partnership as Merchants, at Odessa, St. Petersburgh, Marseille, Leghorn, and Taganrog, under the firm of Rodocanachi, Sons, and Co., and at Constantinople, under the firm of P. Rodocanachi and Co., with Matteo Mavrogordato [probably Matteo (Zorzis) Mavrogordato], Theodore Paul Rodocanachi, Ambroise P. Mavrogordato, Theodore Pandia Rodocandchi, Paul Emmanuel Rodocanachi, Theodore Emmanuel Rodocanachi, Michele Petrocochino [possibly either Michael (Dimitrios) Petrocochino or Michael (Dimitrios) Petrocochino], Demetrius N. Petrocochino, Georges M. Mavrogordato, and Pandely Rodocanacchi [probably either Pandia (Miké) Rodocanachi or Pandely (Emmanuel) Rodocanachi]; they all terminated the partnership Rodocanachi, Sons and Co., doing business in London and Liverpool, under the firm of Rodocanachi, Sons, and Co. (London Gazette 18 Apr 1854).
    • M. E. Rodocanachi was a partner in various companies -- Rodocanachi, Sons and Co., at London, Marseilles, Leghorn, Odessa, St. Petersburg, and Taganrog; and P. Rodocanachi and Co., at Constantinople, when Emmanuel Paul Rodocanachi and Emmanuel Pandeli Rodocanachi retired from the partnership, 19 Jun 1853. The other partners included: Theodore (Pandely) Petrocochino, Danl. N. Petrocochino of St. Petersburg; Theodore Paul Rodocanachi, Odessa, Russia; Matteo Mavrogordato [possibly Matteo (Pandely) Mavrogordato or Matthew (Nicolas) Mavrogordato], Michele Petrocochino [possibly Michael (Dimitrios) Petrocochinoor Michael (Dimitrios) Petrocochino; Ambroise P. Mavrogordato [probably Ambrouzis (Pandely) Mavrogordato]P. E. Rodocanachi [probably Paul (Emmanuel) Rodocanachi or Pandely (Emmanuel) Rodocanachi]; G. M. Mavrogordato, Pandely Rodocanachi [likely Pandely (Emmanuel) Rodocanachi] (London Gazette 23 Dec 1853).
    • Effective 31 Mar 1860 Stephen Paul Rodocanachi, Theodore Pandia Rodocanachi, Peter Pandia Rodocanachi, Theodore Matteo Mavrogordato, Ambrosio Mavrogordato, and Constantine N. Mavrogordato quit the several partnerships as Merchants, operating at St. Petersburgh, under the firm of Theodore Paul Rodocanachi; at Liverpool and New York, under the firm of Peter Pandia Rodocanachi; and at Constantinople, under the firm of Paul [Saul Emmanuel] Rodocanachi and Co; at Paris, under the firm of Peter [Emmanuel] Rodocanachi; at Odessa and Taganrog, under the firm of Theodore Paul Rodocanachi; at London and Leghorn, under the firm of Rodocanachi, Sons, and Co.; and at Marseilles, under the firm of Paul and Theodore Rodocanachi. Partners who signed the legal statement in addition to those mentioned above included himself as M. E. Rodocanachi, D. N. Petrocochino, Th. Rodocanachi, Georges M. Mavrogordato and Pandely Rodocanachi. (London Gazette 3 July 1860).
    • M.E. Rodocanachi was in partnership with A.P. Petrocochino, Paul E. Rodocanachi, Theodore Em. Rodocanachi, Georges M. Mavrogordato [possibly Zorzis (Matheios) Mavrogordato], Pandely Rodocanachi, Pericles Th. Rodocanachi, Nicholas M. Mavrogordato, N.A. Scanavi and P. Rodocanachi, as Merchants, at Odessa under the firm of Theodore Paul Rodocanachi, at Rostoff under the firm of Nicholas A. Scanavi, at Marseilles under the firm of Paul and Theodore Rodocanachi, at Leghorn under the firm of Rodocanachi, Sons, and Co., at Paris under the firm of P. Rodocanachi, and at London under the firm of Rodocanachi, Sons, and Co., until it was dissolved 12 May 1880 (London Gazette 14 May 1880).
    • M.E. Rodocanachi, merchant, 26 Finsbury Circus, London, was an investor in The Imperial Bank (Limited) (London Gazette Feb 27,1863.) Later listed with Emmanuel Paul Rodocanachi [possibly either this man or a namesake], both of 29 Finsbury Circus, he was an investor in the Imperial Bank Limited (London Gazette 25 Feb 1865, 28 Feb 1866, 27 Feb 1867, 27 Feb 1868, 25 Feb 1869, 29 Feb 1872, 28 Feb 1874 27 Feb 1875, 26 Feb 1876, 27 Feb 1878, 28 Feb 1887). Michel Michel Rodocanachi is listed in 1880 (London Gazette 25 Feb 1880).
    • M.E. Rodocanachi was partners with P.P. Rodocanachi, John F. Paspatti, Pandely A. Mavrogordato, Th.P. Rodocanachi, C.N. Mavrogordato, E. Ckarilaos, A. Mavrogordato, and Theod. Mavrogordato as merhants, at London under the firm of P.P. Rodocanachi and Co.; at St. Petersburg under the firm of Th.P. Rodocanachi and Co.; at Odessa and Nicolaief under the firm of Th. Mavrogordato and Co.; at Rostoff under the firm of C. N. Mavrogordato; and at Marseilles under the firm of M.E. Rodocanachi and Co. (London Gazette 6 Jan 1874).
    • He invested in the Commercial Bank of Alexandria Limited (London Gazette 25 Feb 1887).
    • M.E. Rodocanachi was in various partnerships with Th.P. Rodocandchi and Constantine Theodore Rulli (sic) at London, Marseilles, Leghorn, Odessa, and Taganrog, under the firm of Rodocanachi, Sons, and Co.; and at Constantinople under the firm of P. Rodocanachi and Co. until the latter left them at the end of 1849 (London Gazette 1 Jan 1850).
    • Michel Emmanuel Rodocanachi was involved in the liquidation of Tyddyn Sheffray Slate Quarry Company (Limited) (London Gazette 6 Aug 1867) and the South Eastern of Portugal Railway Company Limited (London Gazette 4 May 1869).
    • M.E. Rodocanachi was chairman of the West Worthing Hotel Company Limited when the company liquidated 28 May 1890 (London Gazette 27 Jun 1890).
    • M.E. Rodocanachi invested in the Alliance Bank of London and Liverpool (Limited) (London Gazette 27 Feb 1863).
    • M.E. Rodocanachi was chairman of The Baltic Company Limited which went into liquidation (London Gazette 29 Sep 1899, 20 Nov 1900).
    • Michel E. Rodocanachi was listed as a member of the Baltic Exchange, 1886 (Harlaftis, A History of Greek-owned Shipping, p. 58). Michael E. Rodocanachi was one of the founders of the Baltic Coffee House, with 36 other Greeks, in 1857. Michael E. Rodocanachi, 26 Finsbury Circus, is listed among the 96 Greek members of the Baltic Exchange 1860-69. [6]
    • His brother Theodore is on the bloodline.
    • The 1871 England Census reports the household living at 66 Westbourne Terrace, Paddington, London: Michel E. Rodocanachi, head, widower, 49, general merchant, born Chios, naturalized British subject; Emmanuel M., son, 15; Michel M., 14, both scholar, born Paddington, London, and 5 servants.
    • The 1861 England Census reports the household living at 3 Gloucester Square, Paddington, London: Michel Rodocanachi, head, 38, widower, born Chios, naturalized British subject; sons Emmanuel M., 5; Michel M., 4, both scholars, born, London, and 6 servants.
    • The 1881 England Census reports the household living at 66 Westbourne Terrace, Paddington, London: Michel E. Rodocanachi, head, widower, 59, born Turkey, naturalized British subject; sons Emmanuel M., 25 and Michel M., 24, both born Paddington, London; Emmanuel P. Rodocanachi, 21, nephew, born France, all general merchants, and 4 servants.
    • 1901 England census: 58 Westbourne Terrace, London, household headed by Michel M Rodocanachi, 44, steamship manager; wife Despina, 40; daughters Ariadne, 14, all b. London; Elise, 9, b. Worthing, Sussex; Helen, 3, b. abroad Chin Green?, British naturalized subject; father Michel E., 79, widower, ship's broker agent; & 14 servants.
    • Among 130 members of London's 'Greek Colony' who attended a dinner in honor of Greece's former Prime Minister, M. Tricoupis, including J.M. Agelasto, Stephen A. Ralli, A. P. Petrocochino, M. Zarifi, Constantine A. Ionides, P. Vagliano, E. Petrocochino, A.S. Rosetto, J. Bolli, F.H. Zarifi, L. Lambriandi [perhaps Leonidas Lambrinudi], D. Ancelotti, M. Ziffo [perhaps Miliades L. Ziffo], Alex. Constantinidi, P. Paspatti, N. Raftspulo, The. Burlumi, D. Constantinidi, L. Calvocoressi, A. Vagliano, A.J.C. Ralli, A.C. Ionides, D. Cavafy, D.S. Schilizzi, M. Spartali, and J.D. Loverdo ([London] Observer, 11 Oct 1885).
    • Including Michel four children of Emmanual Paul Rodocanachi & Franga Mavrogordato are on the Agelasto or Negroponte-Agelasto tree: Paul, Theodore, Michel and Marie.
    • Residence: 1853, allees des Capucines 90; at DOD: 58 Westbourne Terrace, Hyde Park, London, England
    • Michel E Rodocanachi, merchant, 10 allees des Capucines, Marseille, was a donating member, from 1867, Association for the Encouragement of Greek Studies, Paris, France. [7]
    • UK Naturalisation: Michael Emmanuel Rodocanachi, Scio, 16 Jan 1854, certificate A8247 [8]
    • He is mentioned as one of three active Rodocanachi merchants in the late 19th century. [9]
    • The Brothers Rodocanachi participated in 1822 discussions on establishing an orthodox church in Marseille. [10]
    • Michel Emmanuel Rodocanachi [29 Finsbury Circus, abode 66 Westbourne Terrace] appears on the 1893, 1894, 1895, 1897, 1898 [129 Palmerston House; abode 66 Westbourne Terrace] 1901 UK electoral register, London parliamentary division, City of London county/borough.
    Person ID I486  Agelasto
    Last Modified 19 Jan 2018 

    Family Ariadne (Michael) Petrocochino,   b. 29 May 1827, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1859, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years) 
    Married 18 May 1853  Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Emmanuel Michel (Michel) Rodocanachi,   b. 11 Sep 1855, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1932, 66 Westbourne Terrace, Bayswater, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    Documents
    Rodocanachi - Petrocochino 1853 marriage
    Rodocanachi - Petrocochino 1853 marriage
    Civil registration records, Marseille
    Rodocanachi-Petrocochino 1853 Marseille marriage
    Rodocanachi-Petrocochino 1853 Marseille marriage
    certificate
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2010 
    Family ID F197  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Dec 1821 - Chios, Greece Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 18 May 1853 - Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 04 Apr 1901 - 58 Westbourne Terrace, Bayswater, London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 09 Apr 1901 - Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England UK Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    58 Westbourne Terrace, Bayswater, London, England
    58 Westbourne Terrace, Bayswater, London, England
    Michel and Despina Rodocanachi resided at this address at the time of their deaths, in 1911 and 1914, respectively, presumably with their surviving children; photo 2009.
    96 Westbourne Terrace, London, England
    66 Westbourne Terrace, London, England
    In 1881 Michel E. Rodocanachi lived at 66 Westbourne Terrace, Bayswater along with his son Emmanuel M.; photo 2009.
    66 Westbourne Terrace, Bayswater, London, England
    detail (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    1839 Map of Finsbury Circus, London, England
    1839 Map of Finsbury Circus, London, England
    Many Greek merchants traded from here. Michel E Rodocanachi & Emmanuel P Rodocanachi worked out of 29 Finsbury Circus (1865-1887)
    Michael E Rodocanachi
    Michael E Rodocanachi
    Source: Ploto
    Michel Rodocanachi
    Michel Rodocanachi

    Documents
    Michel Petrocochino's funeral announcement
    Michel Petrocochino's funeral announcement
    His name was included in Michel Petrocochino's funeral announcement along with those of other members of the ex-pat Chiot families living in Marseille
    The funeral notice of Anastasie M Petrocochino
    His name is in the list of persons announcing the funeral of Anastasie Michel Petrocochino which includes many other members of the ex-pat Chiot families living in Marseille. (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Register for plot 6415
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Register for plot 28411, Greek plan no. 29 (double grave with no. 6415)
    Michel Emmanuel Rodocanachi 1901 probate
    Michel Emmanuel Rodocanachi 1901 probate

    Headstones
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Family vault of Michel Emmanuel Rodocanachi (1821-1901); photo by Parker Agelasto
    Rodocanachi family tomb - West Norwood Cemetery, London
    Rodocanachi family tomb - West Norwood Cemetery, London

  • Sources 
    1. [S84] Ploto: Greek Shipowners from the Late 18th Century to the Eve of World War II, Gelina Harlaftis, Manos Haritatos, Helen Beneki, (Hellenic Literary and Historical Archive, Athens, Greece 2003 ISBN 960-201-165-3), 230.

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

    3. [S122] Les Grecs de Marseille, Erato Paris, (Revue Européenne des Migrations Internationales).

    4. [S86] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 12, Oct 1977.
      Records of Burials at West Norwood Cemetery

    5. [S101] West Norwood Cemetery registers, London, England.

    6. [S27] Diaspora Merchants in the Black Sea, Vasiles A. Kardases, (Lexington Books, 2001), 88.

    7. [S80] Revue des études grecques Vol 7 (1892), Association for the Encouragement of Greek Studies, (Paris, France), LXV; LXXXV.

    8. [S86] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 26, Dec 1976.
      Greeks Naturalised in Britain 1801-1900

    9. [S102] The Greeks of Odessa, John Athanasios Mazis, (2004: East European Monographs, Boulder/Columbia University Press, New York ), 42.

    10. [S99] LA COMMUNAUTÉ GRECQUE À MARSEILLE, Michel Calapodis, (L'Harmattan (link)), 143, note 401.


  

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