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Michael (Antonio) Ralli

Male 1845 - 1917  (72 years)


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  • Name Michael (Antonio) Ralli 
    Nickname Miké 
    Born 22 Jun 1845  Smyrna/Izmir, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 07 Aug 1917  Morannedd, Rhyl, Flintshire, Wales UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 11 Aug 1917 in Newmarket, FLN, Wales, according to Richard Anthony Ralli
    • at Mai Hall.
    • DOD 11 Aug 1917 according to probate
    • His estate of £38141 4s. 8d left to Theano Ralli [daughter] and John Tudor Griffiths. [1]
    Notes 
    • Residence, England: 1870, Liverpool; 1875, 96 Westbourne Terrace, Bayswater, London; 1876, 6 Ullet Road, Liverpool; 1879, 13 Belvedere Road, Princes Park, Liverpool; 1884, 20 Devonshire Road, Liverpool; 'Gumarah,' Aigburth Drive, Liverpool; also, Longchamp House, Linnett Lane, Liverpool. He had a country residence in Wales, presumably Bryn Bella, Morannedd, Rhyl; Mai Hall, Trelawnyd, Flintshire, Wales.
    • Occupation: Merchant.
    • UK Naturalisation: Michael Antonio Ralli, Greece, 20 Jan 1881; certificate 736 [2]
    • (Pitsis) A Mr Ralli, Greek consul in Liverpool, owned the Brynbella estate in Wales (ca. 1858-1900) and Mia Hall, Trelawnyd – presumably Michael Ralli was this man – a member of A&M Ralli (Cotton Brokers) was a consul (see Grove Directory 1888).(Christopher Long)
    • Michael Antoine Ralli, broker, Liverpool, is Listed as a partner in the Bank of Alexandria Ltd, The London Gazette (27 Feb 1873).
    • Michael Antonio Ralli, Cotton Broker, 11 Peter's Buildings, Rumford Street, Liverpool, invested in the Commercial Bank of Alexandria Limited (London Gazette 25 Feb 1887).
    • C.M. Ralli, P.Z. Rodocanachi, D.A. Mavrogordato, M.A. Ralli, G.P. Psicha, Theseus Psicha, Ar. A. Cornelius, Theod. Galatti, C.P. Negroponte, P.P. Negroponte and others served in a deputation of Greek residents of Liverpool who met with Sir Charles Kilke to discuss British-Greek foreign affairs at the Reform Club June 1879 (Liverpool Mercury 6 Jun 1879).
    • Michael Antonio Ralli, Sophocles Spartali and Antonio Andrew Fachiri were partners in A. and M. Ralli, cotton brokers, Liverpool,until Antonio Andrew Fachiri retired from the firm, 1 Aug 1878.
    • On 25 June 1891 Michael Antonio Ralli retired from the partnership in A. and M. Ralli, Cotton Brokers, Carlton buildings, 3, Rumford St, Liverpool, leaving Sophocles Spartali and William Henry Hatch to carry on in business (London Gazette, 30 Jun 1891).
    • Michel Ralli, 26, merchant, Liverpool, witnessed his sister Marigo's 21 Jun 1870 Marseille marriage to Sophocles Spartali.
    • He employed Noemi Lejeune as a French Maid, Margaret Williams as Cook and Mary Hughes as Kitchen Maid. Mia Hall, Kelly's Handbook, 1901 p 1153 (Richard Anthony Ralli).
    • J.P. (1893), C.A.; Flints (sheriff 1898), memb. county governing body of the intermediate schools.
    • 7 Dec 1888 - Member of a deputation which waited on Her Imperial Majesty, the Empress Frederick of Germany and Her Royal Highness Princess Sophie of Prussia at Buckingham Palace on occasion of Her Royal Highness' betrothal to HRH the Duke of Sparta, Crown Prince of Greece.
    • 7 Jul 1887-1892 Greek Consul in Liverpool
    • 7 Jul 1887 - Met HRH Prince Constantine of Greece at Lime Street Station and accompanied him on his visit to Liverpool. Attended the service at the Greek Orthodox Church in Prince's Road. Hosted a dinner in the Prince's honour at his house in Aigburth Drive, Sefton Park.
    • 15 Jul 1891: In attendance at the arrival of Prince George of Greece at Seacombe on the "City of New York"; May 1892: Crowned the May Queen at Rhyl; 9 Jun 1892: Entertained the Rhyl Boys' Brigade at Bryn Bella, Trefnant, DEN; 1892: Offices in Carlton Buildings, Liverpool (Richard Anthony Ralli).
    • The 1881 census shows for 13 Belvedere Road, Toxteth Park, Liverpool, England, a household headed by Michael M. Ralli, 36, married, cotton broker, b. Greece, naturalized British subject; Polymnia Ralli, wife, 26, b. Russia; children: Antonio M., 4; Theano M. 1 & 4 servants.
    • The 1891 census: 'Gumarah,' Aigburth Drive, Liverpool, England household headed by Michael A. Ralli, 46, cotton broker agent, b. Smyrna,naturalized British subject; wife Polymnia, 34, b. Russia; son Anthony M., 14, scholar, b. Liverpool & 4 servants [between Olinda and Ellerslie mansions].
    • 1901 Wales census for 'Morannedd', East Parade, Rhyl, Flintshire: Michael A. Ralli, 55, head, widower, naturalized British subject, b. Turkey, living on own means; daughters Theano, 21; Sonia, 16; two visitors, Helen Bourri, 42, widow, b. Greece, and Alexandra Bourri, 11, b. France, and 4 servants.
    • Michel Ralli, Greek Consul in Liverpool, was in a delegation at Buckingham Palace to congratulate Princess Sophie of Prussia on her marriage to the Crown Prince of Greece (The Observer, 9 Dec 1888, p 3).
    • Silver Cross of the Order of the Redeemer 1883 (Richard Anthony Ralli)
    Person ID I874  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 9 Dec 2011 

    Father Antonio (Michalis) Ralli,   b. 10 Mar 1812, Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1888, Alexandria, Egypt Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Theano (Paul) Mavrogordato,   b. 07 Jan 1826, Malta Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1859, Alexandria, Egypt Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years) 
    Married 07 Feb 1843  Alexandria, Egypt Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F368  Group Sheet

    Family Polymnia (Pandia) Ralli,   b. 26 Apr 1854, Odessa, Ukraine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1896, Morannedd, Rhyl, Flintshire, Wales UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years) 
    Married 05 Oct 1875  Chapel of Our Saviour, Finsbury Circus, City of London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Transfiguration Greek Church, according to Richard Anthony Ralli
    • Witnesses/Sponsors: Alexander A. Ralli & Comte Eberhard Linden; Hieronymous Myriantheus presiding; entry 97 [3]
    Notes 
    • They were living in London prior to their marriage, according to their great-grandson, Richard Anthony Ralli.
    Children 
    +1. Anthony (Michael) Ralli,   b. 03 Aug 1876, 6 Ullet Road, Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1954, Gallt-y-Sil Hospital, Carnarvon, Wales UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     2. Theano (Michael) Ralli,   b. 1879, 13 Belvedere Road, Liverpool, Lancashire England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Feb 1922, Castlewood, Dyserth, Flintshire, Wales UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years)
     3. Sophia (Michael) Ralli,   b. 17 May 1884, 20 Devonshire Road, Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1910, Mia Hall, Newmarket, Holywell, Flintshire, Wales UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)
    Last Modified 13 Dec 2010 
    Family ID F376  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Jun 1845 - Smyrna/Izmir, Turkey Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 05 Oct 1875 - Chapel of Our Saviour, Finsbury Circus, City of London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 07 Aug 1917 - Morannedd, Rhyl, Flintshire, Wales UK Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Michael (Antonio) Ralli
    Michael (Antonio) Ralli
    photo courtesy Richard Anthony Ralli
    13 Belvedere Road, Liverpool, England
    13 Belvedere Road, Liverpool, England
    Michael A. and Polymnia Ralli lived at 13 Belvidere Road, in 1881, with children Antonio and Theano, presumably where they were born. In 1975 it became a class II listed structure, "with front railings and two lamp holders"; photo 2009; today the building is part of The Belvedere Academy, which includes the adjacent numbers 15 and 17.
    13 Belvidere Road, Princes Park, Liverpool
    13 Belvidere Road, Princes Park, Liverpool
    Interior photo (2009), The Belvedere Academy.
    13 Belvidere Road, Princes Park, Liverpool
    13 Belvidere Road, Princes Park, Liverpool
    Courtyard photo (2009), The Belvedere Academy.
    13 Belvidere Road, Princes Park, Liverpool
    13 Belvidere Road, Princes Park, Liverpool
    Courtyard photo (2009), The Belvedere Academy. Number 13 Belvidere is at the top right.
    6 Ullet Road, Liverpool, England
    6 Ullet Road, Liverpool, England
    Michael A. and Polymnia Ralli lived at 6 Ullet Road where their son Anthony was born in 1876.
    6 Ullet Road, Liverpool, England
    6 Ullet Road, Liverpool, England
    photos 2009; now United Reformed Church. 'Broadclyst' is carved into the gate post.
    20 Devonshire Road, Liverpool, England
    20 Devonshire Road, Liverpool, England
    Michael and Polymnia Ralli lived at 20 Devonshire Road, Sefton Park, where their daughter Sophia was born in 1884; photo 2009.
    20 Devonshire Road, Liverpool, England
    20 Devonshire Road, Liverpool, England
    Michael (Antonio) Ralli
    Michael (Antonio) Ralli
    photo courtesy Richard Anthony Ralli
    96 Westbourne Terrace, Bayswater, London
    96 Westbourne Terrace, Bayswater, London
    1-3 Rumford Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, England
    1-3 Rumford Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, England
    photo 2008; the building houses the World War II Museum, located in the Underground H Q of Western Approaches (a term for both the Atlantic Ocean off Liverpool and the British naval command defending it during WWII). A. and M. Ralli, Cotton Brokers, were located in the Carlton Buildings, 3 Rumford St (1891-1904).
    Central Premises-Carlton Buildings, Liverpool, England
    Central Premises-Carlton Buildings, Liverpool, England
    1948 photo; according to a newspaper article, "The Central Premises, later Carlton Buildings, were the jewel in the crown of Hebden Bridge Co-op." It locates the "Central Premises at Crown Street [in another part of town]", completed 1889.

    Documents
    Michael Antonio Rallii 1917 probate
    Michael Antonio Rallii 1917 probate

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

    2. [S68] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 26, Dec 1976.
      Greeks Naturalised in Britain 1801-1900

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


  

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