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Despina (George) Scaramanga[1]

Female 1861 - 1914  (53 years)


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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.
    58 Westbourne Terrace, Bayswater, London, England
    58 Westbourne Terrace, Bayswater, London, England
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    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

    Documents
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Register for plot 28365, sq. 28, Greek plan no. 1
    Despina Rodocanachi 1914 Probate
    Despina Rodocanachi 1914 Probate

    Headstones
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    George Michel Rodocanachi (1887-1899); Michel Michel Rodocanachi (1856-1911); Despina Rodocanachi (1861-1914); photo by Parker Agelasto

  • Name Despina (George) Scaramanga 
    Born 20 Feb 1861  London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 09 May 1861  Church of Our Saviour, London Wall, City of London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • God-parents: Emmanuel E. Scaramanga (represented by John E. Scaramanga). [2]
    Gender Female 
    Died 12 Apr 1914  Cecils Manor Road, Worthing, West Sussex, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Her will was proved in London 24 June 1914 by her son Theodore Emanuel Rodocanachi, her brother Ambrose George Scaramanga, and John Michael Zarifi, executors (London Gazette 20 Nov 1914). [3]
    Buried 15 Apr 1914  Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • burial plot 28365, sq. 28, Greek plan no. 1, reg. pg. 14881, no. 48209 [4]
    Notes 
    • Residence: at DOD 58 Westbourne Terrace, London, England.
    • The 1881 England Census reports the George G. Scaramanga household at Tiltwood House, Crawley Down, Sussex included: George G., head, 55, general merchant, born Greece, naturalized British subject; wife Elisa G., 38; children Despina G, 20; Marigo, 18; Julia, 16, all born London; Calliope, 9; Erato 8; both born Sussex; 3 domestic servants.
    • 1861 England census: 123 Westbourne Terrace, London, household headed by George E. Scaramanga, 34, general merchant, b. Greece; wife Elise G.E., 18; daughter, Despina, 21 months, both b. London; brother Emanuel E., unmarried, 22, general merchant, b. Greece; & 5 servants [next to the Peter Rodocanachi family at number 125].
    • 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.
    • 1911 England census for 58 Westbourne Terrace, Hyde Park, Paddington, London W, household headed by Michel Michel Rodocanachi, 54; married 27 years, 5 children born, 4 living; steamship director; wife Despina, 50; son Theodore, 22, single, steamship director; daughters Elsie. 19; Helen, 13, both single, all b. London; 7 servants.
    Person ID I1605  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 18 Dec 2018 

    Father George (Emmanuel) Scaramanga,   b. 22 Nov 1825, Naxos, Cyclades Islands, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1897, Crawley Down, Sussex, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth (Emmanuel) Franghiadi,   b. 22 Mar 1843, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 May 1933, Crawley Down, Sussex, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 23 Feb 1860  Chapel of Our Saviour, Finsbury Circus, City of London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Marriage Witnesses: Emmanuel Scaramanga and Julia Franghiadi; Narkissos Morphinos presiding; entry 43 [5]
    • Marriage announcement in the Observer [London], 26 Feb 1860, p. 9.
    Photos
    Tiltwood House, Worth (Crawley)
    Tiltwood House, Worth (Crawley)
    Family ID F680  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Michel Michel (Michael) Rodocanachi,   b. 08 Nov 1856, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 1911, 58 Westbourne Terrace, Bayswater, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Married 26 Jan 1884  St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Marriage Witnesses: E. M. Rodocanachi and F. Rodocanachi; Hieronymous Myriantheus presiding; entry 131. [6]
    Children 
     1. Ariadne (Michel) Rodocanachi,   b. 11 Jun 1886, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1966, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     2. George Michel (Michel) Rodocanachi,   b. 13 Jul 1887, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1899, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 11 years)
     3. Theodore Emmanuel (Michel) Rodocanachi, DSO MC,   b. 06 Jan 1889, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Feb 1983, The Green Farm, Tidmington, Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
    +4. Elizabeth (Michel) Rodocanachi,   b. 02 Aug 1891, East Preston, Sussex, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Mar 1982, Reading, Berkshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     5. Helen (Michel) Rodocanachi,   b. 06 Jan 1898, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1939  (Age 41 years)
    Last Modified 13 Dec 2010 
    Family ID F717  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Feb 1861 - London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 09 May 1861 - Church of Our Saviour, London Wall, City of London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Jan 1884 - St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Apr 1914 - Cecils Manor Road, Worthing, West Sussex, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 15 Apr 1914 - Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England UK Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S119] 1911 England Census.

    2. [S68] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 12, May 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 1977.
      Marriages Celebrated at the Holy Wisdom (Saint Sophia) in Moscow Road, Bayswater [London]


  

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