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Alexis Peter (Peter) Vlasto

Male 1915 - 2000  (84 years)


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  • Name Alexis Peter (Peter) Vlasto 
    Born 14 Nov 1915  Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Argenti says 27 Nov 1915, which is the date on the Julian calendar.
    • He always celebrated his birthday on 27 November (Caroline Shelton)
    Christened 13 Feb 1916  Greek Church of St Nicholas, Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Archimandrite Nikephoros Giannoulis officiating.
    • God-parent: Alexander Pallis
    Gender Male 
    Died 20 Jul 2000  Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Alexis Peter Vlasto, of Cambridge, left estate valued at Pounds 1,051,301 net (The Times [London], 17 Jul 2001).
    • Obituary, The Independent [London], 22 Aug 2000.
    Notes 
    • Occupation: Historian and author. Specialist in Slav civilisation at the University of Cambridge. Fellow of Selwyn College, Cambridge, 1968-2000.
    • Education: Eton (King's Scholar). King's College, Cambridge 1928-38.
    • Cryptographer during WWll at Bletchley Park, England, breaking German and Russian codes. Served in N. Africa and Palestine 1941-42. Led the code-breaking team on Japanese army airforce traffic ('3366') 1943-45.
    • Listed as joining the Air Section on 5th Floor, Broadway, as early as July 1938 (PRO HW3/33). Research Fellow of King's College, Cambridge, Ph.D. 1948. Helped establish the Dept. of Slavonic Studies. Lecturer in Slavonic Studies. Russian language expert.
    • Author of 'The Entry of the Slavs into Christendom' (CUP 1968) and 'A History of the Russian Language' (OUP 1975).
    • Left estate of 1,051.301 net including 10,000 to Selwyn College, Cambridge and 1,000 to the Cambridge Preservation Society and Norfolk Naturalists Trust.
    • Alexis Vlasto was associated with the estate of Marietta Pallis, handled by the law firm, Milles Day and Company, 4 Cowley Street, London S.W.I, (London Gazette 13 Sep 1963).
    • Alexis Peter Vlasto, was Junior Assistant, Air Ministry, UK; Relinquishes his commn. in class CC. on appt. to the R.A.F.V.R. 8 Oct. 1942; flg. off., 1 Feb 1945 (London Gazette 9 Sep 1938; 13 Apr 1943; 24 Apr 1945).
    • Alexis Peter Vlasto [50 Melton Court] appears on the 1945 UK electoral register, Kensington parliamentary division, Kensington and Chelsea county/borough.
    • Translated and edited with Lucjan Lewitter Ivan Pososhkov's The Book of Poverty and Wealth in 1987.
    Person ID I687  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 8 Jan 2018 

    Father Peter Theodore (Theodore) Vlasto,   b. 03 Sep 1879, Calcutta, Bengal, British India Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1941, 13 Fulwood Park, Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Mother Aziza Katherine (Alexander) Pallis,   b. 05 Oct 1884, Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1986, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 101 years) 
    Married 23 Oct 1909  Greek Church of St Nicholas, Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Service performed by Archimandrite Nikephoros Giannoulis.
    • Marriage witness: Eustr. P. Rallis and Emm. E. Petrocochino.
    Documents
    St Nicholas Greek Church, Liverpool, Marriage Registry
    St Nicholas Greek Church, Liverpool, Marriage Registry
    Petros Vlasto - Aziza Pallis marriage certificate
    Family ID F285  Group Sheet

    Family Hilda Joan (Ernest) Medway,   b. 30 Mar 1916, Brockley, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1968, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Married 19 Mar 1945  London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Alexandra Amalia (Alexis) Vlasto
     2. Peter Dominic (Alexis) Vlasto
    Last Modified 6 Feb 2012 
    Family ID F291  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Nov 1915 - Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 13 Feb 1916 - Greek Church of St Nicholas, Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Mar 1945 - London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Jul 2000 - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England UK Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Alexis Peter Vlasto
    Alexis Peter Vlasto
    Vlasto-Lappas-May Family Members
    mid 1990s photo: courtesy Christopher Long (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    Vlasto Family
    Winifred Medway, unknown, Alexis Vlasto, Hilda Joan Medway, Julia Nicholls, Adrien Vlasto, Caroline Dominie Nicholls, Aziza Katherine Pallis Vlasto, Michael Griffin, Edward Medway, ?? Nicholls; Photo courtesy Christopher Long (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)


  

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