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Pantias John (John) Calvocoressi[1]

Male 1874 - 1965  (91 years)


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  • Name Pantias John (John) Calvocoressi 
    Nickname Pandia 
    Born 06 Apr 1874  Promenade des Anglais 53, Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • His 90th birthday was noted in The Times (London) 6 Apr 1964, pg. 12.
    • Signatory witness to his birth included his brother Jean Mathieu [obviously an error; should be father].
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Jul 1965  London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The funeral was covered in The Times (London) 23 Jul 1965, pg. 1. A funeral announcement had appeared in the newspaper 20 Jul 1965.
    • He is buried, according to his grandson David, in the St Stephen Mortuary Chapel, West Norwood Cemetery, in the non-Ralli section and "gained entry on the strength of having been married to a Ralli."
    • The funeral was conducted by the Archimandrite Timothy Catsiyannis.
    • Death ('in his sleep') notice appeared in The Times (London) 19 Jul 1965.
    Buried 22 Jul 1965  Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • burial plot no. 14564, St Nicholas Chapel, reg. pg. 1963, no. 8620?. [2]
    Notes 
    • Education: Sorbonne, Paris.
    • Occupation, Ralli Brothers: 1895-1898, clerk/merchant, New York; 1907, Calcutta, India; England.
    • Residence: 1893, Constantinople; 1895-1903, NY, NY; 1901, 40 West 36th St, NY, NY; 1907, Calcutta [permanent residence: New York Club, NYC]; bef. 1910, Karachi, India; 1924, Holme Hey, Sefton Park, Liverpool, England; 1938-39, 23 Hyde Park Gardens, Westminster, London, England; at DOD, 31 Albion Gate, Paddington, London.
    • Spent last 50 years in England (Christopher Long). Pandia John Calvocoressi, Greece, was naturalized British citizen, 4 Nov 1924 (London Gazette 5 Dec 1924). Calvocoressi, Pandia John, from Greece. Resident in Liverpool. Certificate 11,601 issued 3 Nov 1924 (National Archives).
    • The 1881 England census: 9 Devonport St, London household headed by John M. Calvocorissi, 34, retired merchant; Arghiro, 32, both b. Constantinople, Turkey; sons Matthew, 8, b. Liverpool; Pantia, 6, b. Nice, France; Leonidy, 2; George, 11 mos, both b. London; daughter Hypatia, 3, b. Broughton; & 5 servants.
    • US 1900 census: 40 W 36 St., New York, New York, household headed by Pandia J. Calvocoressi, 26, single, b. Apr 1874, France, immigrated 1895, father b. Greece, mother b. Turkey, cotton merchant, naturalized US, renting.
    • US passports: #108, [issued Constantinople], 13 Oct 1891; renewal issued 21 Oct 1893, Constantinople; #1159, issued 26 May 1898, New York City; #38816, issued 11 Apr 1901, NYC; #77912, issued 2 Sep 1903, NYC; #5, issued 6 Feb 1907, Calcutta, India.
    • He arrived NYC from Liverpool aboard the Campania 1 May 1895.
    • Pandia Calvocoressi is listed in the Social Register of New York. [3]
    • P.J. Calvocoressi ii included in the list: Greek presence in India between 1900-1050 from Thacker's Directory and Greek Church archives. [4]
    • He administered the estate of John Matthew Ziffo.
    • Pandia Calvocoressi [23 Hyde Park Gardens] appears on the 1931, 1932, 1934, 1935 electoral register Paddington parliamentary division, Westminster county/borough; [as Pandia John] 1936, 1937, 1938 ; as Pandia J 1945, 1946, [31 Albion Gate, Albion Street] 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1953, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1961, Paddington South/Westminster.
    • Liverpool Electoral Registers: 1925, 1929-1930 Pandin John and Irene Calvocoressi, Holme Hey, Croxteth Drive (abode); 30 (1/1a/15/17/30) Exchange Street East [with Peter and Aziza Vlasto]; 1929-1930, 35 Portman Square, London (abode).
    Person ID i2028  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2018 

    Father John (Matthew) Calvocoressi,   b. 28 Aug 1846, Constantinople/Istanbul, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1919, Constantinople/Istanbul, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Arghyro (Pandia) Sechiari,   b. 15 Apr 1848, Constantinople/Istanbul, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1932, 4 rue Regille, Athens, Attica, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 23 Mar 1871  Constantinople/Istanbul, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F870  Group Sheet

    Family Irene (Ambrose) Ralli,   b. 28 Aug 1882, 14 Camac Street, Calcutta, West Bengal, British India Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1937, Hotel des Princes, Montélimar, Drôme, Rhône-Alpes, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 12 Oct 1910  St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Church register says 12 Nov 1910; Marriage Witnesses: L. M. Calvocoressi and Stephen Ralli; The Revd. Archimandrite C. Pagonis, assisted by the Revd. Archimandrite A. Moskovakis, performed the nuptials; entry 283 [5]
    • Marriage notice appeared in The Times (London) abt 15 Oct 1910.
    • Sturdza twice gives the incorrect date, 12 Nov 1910 and 12 Nov 1904. [6]
    Children 
    +1. Peter John Ambrose (Pantias) Calvocoressi,   b. 17 Nov 1912, Karachi, British India Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Feb 2010, Dorset, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years)
    +2. Veronica Mary (Pandias) Calvocoressi,   b. 28 Jul 1914, Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Oct 2007, Rainham, Kent, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
     3. Norma Daphne (Pantias) Calvocoressi,   b. 28 May 1919, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jul 1983, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    Last Modified 14 Dec 2010 
    Family ID F879  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 06 Apr 1874 - Promenade des Anglais 53, Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 Oct 1910 - St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Jul 1965 - London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 22 Jul 1965 - Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England UK Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    23 Hyde Park Gardens, London, England
    23 Hyde Park Gardens, London, England
    photo 2009; Pandia and Irene Calvocoressi resided at this Westminster address around the time of her 1937 Paris death.
    23 Hyde Park Gardens, London, England
    23 Hyde Park Gardens, London, England
    detail
    Barnardo Gardens Estate, Devonport St, London, England
    Barnardo Gardens Estate, Devonport St, London, England
    photo 2009; council housing appears to have replaced where John M. and Arghiro Calvocorissi lived, 9 Devonport St., with their children in 1881.
    Pandia John Calvocoressi
    Pandia John Calvocoressi
    David Calvocoressi collection
    Pandia John Calvocoressi
    Pandia John Calvocoressi
    David Calvocoressi collection

    Documents
    P. J. Calvocoressi US Passport renewal
    P. J. Calvocoressi US Passport renewal
    1893 application, Constantinople
    P. J. Calvocoressi US Passport renewal
    P. J. Calvocoressi US Passport renewal
    1898 application, New York
    P. J. Calvocoressi US Passport renewal
    P. J. Calvocoressi US Passport renewal
    1901 application, New York
    P. J. Calvocoressi US Passport renewal
    P. J. Calvocoressi US Passport renewal
    1903 application, New York
    P. J. Calvocoressi US Passport renewal
    P. J. Calvocoressi US Passport renewal
    1907 application, New York
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Register for plot 14564, mortuary chapel
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Register for plot 14564, mortuary chapel (continuation)
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Register for plot 21775, sq 28-42, Greek plan no. 8
    Pandia Calvocoressi 1874 birth certificate
    Pandia Calvocoressi 1874 birth certificate
    Nice, France
    Pandia John Calvocoressi 1965 Probate
    Pandia John Calvocoressi 1965 Probate
    Ralli Bros USA
    Ralli Bros USA
    Company Label
    Ralli Bros India
    Ralli Bros India
    company label
    Ralli Bros London
    Ralli Bros London
    Company Label
    Ambrose Ralli will & trust
    Ambrose Ralli will & trust
    Discussed in Scott Atkins, Equity and Trusts, Routledge, 2013, Chapter 7, pp. 191-192.

    Headstones
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    St Nicholas Chapel
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    St Nicholas Chapel - inscribed plaque

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

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

    3. [S42] The Greek Community of New York City, Michael Contopoulos, (New Rochelle, NY: A.D. Caratzas, 1992, ISBN 0-89241-518-5), 37, 165.

    4. [S57] A Chronicle of the Greeks in India: 1750-1950, Dione Marcos-Dodis, (Dodoni Publications, Athens, 2002; ISBN 960-385-160-4).

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

    6. [S17] Sturdza, Dictionnaire Historique Genealogique ... Grece, Sturdza, Mihail-Dimitri, (self, Paris, 1983), 391, 248.


  

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