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Emmanuel John (John) Agelasto[1, 2]

Male 1887 - 1949  (61 years)


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  • Name Emmanuel John (John) Agelasto 
    • According to Ian McCulloch, Senior Partner of Bircham Dyson Bell LLP, which handled the estate, he was also known as John Jefferson Ashton.
    • Some documents list him as Emmanuel Jonathan
    • Although the WWI medal card lists the name as "Emanuel Jonathan" and Charterhouse as "Emanuel John" his marriage certificate and daughter’s birth certificate double the ‘m’.
    Nickname Manoli  
    Born 04 Dec 1887  Manchester, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 25 Nov 1887 by baptism records. [3]
    • The 4 Dec date comes from his mother's sworn statement at a hearing on his father's estate, 17 Feb 1916, Palatinate of Lancaster, Court of Chancery, Manchester District Registry. (National Archives)
    Christened 24 Dec 1887  Manchester, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • God-parent: Themistocles Pandia Petrocochino; at home; entry: 576/169; Archimandrite: Eustathios Metallinos. [3]
    Gender Male 
    Died 15 Nov 1949  England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Death announcement in The Times (London) 18 Nov 1949, p 1. Refers to him as John E. Agelasto.
    Notes 
    • The Times (London), 18 Nov 1949, notice of his death lists him as "of London and Paris" and his sister is miss-identified as Alice Mary Agelasto of Orchard House, Torquay.
    • Residence: 1901, Mulgrave House, Osbourne Rd., New Windsor, Berks, listed as boarding student; 1911 & 1914, 252 Stockport Road, Stockport, Cheshire, England; 30 Dec 1915, Welbeck Palace Hotel, Welbeck Street, Westminster, London, England; 17 Aug 1916, 28 Cavendish Square, Westminster, London, England.
    • Education: 1901, Mulgrave House, Osbourne Rd, New Windsor (Berks), England; 1903, Charterhouse School, Godalming, Surrey, England.
    • Occupation: 1911, cotton merchant, Aubonne House, Kersal, Manchester (Chaterhouse alumni listing); Shipper/buyer. It is unclear if he was running his father's firm, A Agelasto and Co., which was still in operation in 1910 and while he was at war [A. Agelasto and Co., 78 George St., donations: £15 to aid families affected by the Bolton coal mine disaster (Manchester Guardian, 31 Dec 1910, p 6); £50 to the war relief fund (Manchester Guardian, 8 Sep 1914, p 7); £10 to the Manchester Armenian Relief Fund (Manchester Guardian, 8 Jan 1916, p 1)].
    • WWI record: 2nd Lieutenant on 15 Aug 1914, medically discharged after 1 year 10 months service. Joined the 8th (Ardwick) Batt, Manchester Regiment, 42 division, on the outbreak of WWI. He served very briefly in Galipoli, was wounded, and shipped home from Mudros on the Dominion Liner hospital Ship Canada on 24 Aug 1915 having only arrived on 31 Jul 1915. He was vomiting blood. A Military Medical Board at the War Office on 17 Aug 1916 found he was suffering from appendicitis, syphilis and marked flat feet with hammer toes (not examined when he obtained a Commission). His medical discharge noted "trench feet" and that he "still has neurasthealmic symptoms [shell shock];" he was discharged from the Army with wounds in 1916. [4]
    • Mr. Emmanuel John Agelasto, Incorporate Accountant, of 20-21, Essex Street, Strand, London, W.C.2, was appointed liquidator of FEODOR Ltd, 15 Mar 1935.
    • An Agelasto played football for Kersal A against: Manchester University (Manchester Guardian, 13 Dec 1905, p 11), Heaton Moor A (Manchester Guardian, 5 Jan 1906, p 3), and Bolton 1st (Manchester Guardian, 8 Nov 1905, p 3). The newspaper gives his initial(s) as A.N., A. and J., respectively. All are probably typos, and the athlete is either Emmanuel John Agelasto after he finished Charterhouse or Augustus Stephen after Harrow School.
    • The 1891 England census: 265 New Bury Road, Broughton, Salford household headed by John E Agelasto, 40, East India merchant, b. Constantinople, Greek subject; wife Aspasia, 29, b. Bradford, Yorkshire; son Emmanuel J., 3; daughter Alexandra, 10 mos, both b. Manchester; & 4 servants.
    • "A good deal of interest has been taken in the announcement by Messrs A Agelasto and Co., shippers of [Manchester], that their business has been transferred to Messrs. Beith Stevenson and Co., Ltd." in Frederick W. Tattersall, "Lancashire Cotton; Position of the Industry" (The Times of India, 25 Apr 1916).
    • Emmanuel John Agelasto [92 Mount Street W1] appears on the 1928, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932 electoral register City of Westminster parliamentary division, Westminster county/borough electoral lists, Great Britain.
    • 1911 England census for the household at Grant Leigh Victoria Rd, Cleveleys Nr Blackpool, Lancashire, included as boarders Emanuel John Agelasto, 23, b. Gorton, Lancashire; married one year, grey cloth buyer, shipping; wife Clara, 29, b. Gorton, Lancashire.
    Person ID I1184  Agelasto
    Last Modified 18 Dec 2018 

    Father John Emmanuel (Emmanuel) Agelasto,   b. 1848, Constantinople/Istanbul Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1905, Manchester, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Mother Aspasia (Themistocles) Petrocochino,   b. 18 Feb 1861, Bradford, Yorkshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Nov 1931, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 04 Oct 1884  Greek Church of the Annunciation, Higher Broughton, Salford, Greater Manchester, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Marriage announcement appeared in The Times (London), 8 Oct 1884, p 1 and the The Pall Mall Gazette (London) 8 Oct 1884.
    • Witnesses: ? Negreponte; The Rev. Archimandrite Ilarion Canakis presided; entry 523/160. [5]
    Family ID F497  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Clara (unknown) James,   b. Abt 1885, Gorton, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1972, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 87 years) 
    Children 
     1. Aspasia Mary (Emmanuel) Agelasto,   b. 08 Oct 1911, Stockport, Cheshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1998, Torquay, Devon, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2009 
    Family ID F498  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 04 Dec 1887 - Manchester, Lancashire, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 24 Dec 1887 - Manchester, Lancashire, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Nov 1949 - England UK Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    265 Bury New Road, Broughton, Salford, England
    265 Bury New Road, Broughton, Salford, England
    Kwik-Fix now occupies the site. In 1890 the John Emmanuel Agelasto family lived at Aubonne House, at this address. 1895 Manchester directory lists John Augustus Agelasto as shipping merchant with A Agelasto & Co., Aubonne House, 265 Bury New Road, Manchester. This address, however, is more likely to have been residential.
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.

    Documents
    British Army WWI Medal Rolls Index Cards, 1914-1920
    British Army WWI Medal Rolls Index Cards, 1914-1920
    1/2nd Dir,8th Manchester Regiment - Emmanuel John Agelasto
    Emmanuel John Agelasto 1949 probate
    Emmanuel John Agelasto 1949 probate
    WW I war badge issued to E.J. Agelasto
    WW I war badge issued to E.J. Agelasto
    E.J. Agelasto, 2nd Lieut, The Manchester Regiment, certificate 3312, The Welbeck Palace Hotel, Welbeck Street, W., [London], is listed among officers to whom War Badges issued.
    Emmanuel John Agelasto biographical entry
    Emmanuel John Agelasto biographical entry
    Charterhouse Register, v. II, 1892-1910, London, Chiswick Press, 1911, p. 685.

  • Sources 
    1. [S107] UK National Probate Calendar Indexes, 1858-1966, 1973-1995.

    2. [S124] 1911 England Census.

    3. [S86] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 6, May 1996.
      Baptism-No:0442

    4. [S94] UK National Archives.
      WO 372/1; WO 374/465

    5. [S86] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 6, May 1996.
      Marriage-No:0061


  

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