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Themistocles Pandia Anthony (Pandia) Petrocochino

Male 1824 - 1900  (76 years)


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  • Name Themistocles Pandia Anthony (Pandia) Petrocochino 
    • or Petrocokino (as on death certificate)
    Born 12 Mar 1824  Andros, Cyclades, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • His death certificate lists his birth place as Syros.
    • His citizenship paper says his origin is Chios. [1]
    Gender Male 
    Died 16 Oct 1900  boulevard des Capucines 12, Paris 9ème, Île-de-France, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • His will, dated 30 Nov 1896, was proved 28 Nov 1900, Manchester (London Gazette 21 Dec 1900). Executors were his widow, and sons-in-law, Manuel Anastasius Cochili, John Emmanuel Agelasto, and George Stamati Frangopulo. Value of the estate £117.87 (Glasgow Herald, 7 Dec 1900, from the Illustrated London News).
    • His obituary noted that he was "The Oldest Greek in Manchester" (Manchester Times, 19 Oct 1900).
    • The probate is reported in The Morning Post (London, England), Saturday, 1 Dec, 1900 p. 9.
    Buried St Mary's Church, Prestwich, Greater Manchester, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • in the Petrocochino vault, later the subject of a court case ("What is a Charitable Bequest?", The Manchester Guardian 13 Dec 1912, p 6).
    Notes 
    • Residence, England: 1857, Bradford, Yorks; 1866, Eldon Lodge, 13 Eldon Place, Bradford; 1871, 4 North Park Road, Bradford, Yorkshire; 1875-1900, Sedgley Park [Sedgley House], Prestwich, Lancs; 1900, Manchester. Although dead in 1903, he was listed at the Prestwich address in that year's Slater directory, as was his business partner G.S. Frangopoulo, suggesting this to be a business address. By 1909 Sedgley House became the location for the Salford Training College for Roman Catholic Students.
    • Occupation: Merchant.
    • Knight of the Order of The Saviour.
    • He was a partner in Stavert, Zigomala & Co, merchants, Manchester and elsewhere Sep 1889, Mar 1892 until it was dissolved 30 Sep 1893. Afterwards with George (Stamatios) Frangopulo, his son,Pandia Themistocles Petrocokino, and others he continued "the business under the same style as heretofore on their own account." (London Gazette 19 Dec 1893) He and his son left the firm 30 Sep 1897. Address (1879,1883,1886): 6 Minshull St.
    • T. P. Petrocokino was in partnership with J. C. Zigomala, James Moir, W. Marsland and James Miller as general commission merchants, Manchester and under the firm of Stavert, Zigomala and Co., at Glasgow, Scotland and Bradford and Huddersfield, York, England, until it was dissolved 1 Oct 1862 (London Gazette 13 Jan 1863).
    • Themistocles Pandia Petrocokino was in partnership 30 Sep 1875 with John Copeland Zigomala (who retired that date), William Farrar and Lee Lee as general commission merchants, Manchester and under the firm of Stavert, Zigomala and Co., at Glasgow, Scotland and Bradford and Huddersfield, York, England (London Gazette 5 Oct 1875).
    • He was in partnership until 31 Dec 1856 with Eustratio Pandia Petrocochino, Marius Constantine Caralli and Zanni Demetrius Caralli as merchants at Malta and Constantinople, under the firm of Petrocochino and Co., at Rio de Janeiro, under ihe firm of T. Petrocochino and Co.,and in London, under the name or firm of A. P. Petrocochino (London Gazette 20 Feb 1857). The attorney was A. P. Petrocochino.
    • T.P. Petrocokino attended the funeral of Stavros Jacobos Negroponte (Manchester Guardian 11 May 1886, p 5).
    • Themistocles Petrocochino and/or his sons Pandia, Ambrouzios, and John are the likely Mr. Petrocochino who was a member of the Manchester Cretan Committee ("The Cretan Question," Manchester Guardian, 15 Mar 1897, p 7).
    • 1871 England census for 4 North Park Road, Bradford, Yorkshire: Themistokles Petrocokino, 44, head, merchant; his wife Merope, 31, both b. Greece; daughters Franga, 12, Esmeralda, 11; Aspasia, 10; Julia, 8; and sons Pandia, 7; Ambrose, 5; John T., 4, all born Bradford; and 6 servants.
    • 1881 England Census found for Sedgley Park, Prestwich, Lancashire: T. P. Petrocokino, head, 56, general merchant; wife M., 41, both b. Greece; unmarried daughters Franga, 22; Aspasia, 20; Julia, 18, all b. Bradford, Yorkshire; John A. Negroponte, son-in-law, 34, East Indian Merchant, b. Constantinople; his wife E. Negroponte, 21, b. Bradford; and 12 servants.
    • Themistocles Petrocochino, 21, b. Chios, unmarried, having arrived Syros 1834, commercial clerk, swore allegiance to the Greek state on 2 May 1844 at the town hall, Ermoupolis, Syros. [1]
    • S.N. Francopoulos is listed as a trustee of the Greek Church of Manchester, 1883-1900. [4]
    • UK Naturalisation: Themistocles Pandia Anthony Petrocochino, Greece, 5 Aug 1875; home office paper 46532; certificate A1664 [5]
    • A namesake, unknown to Argenti, lived and worked in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, as a import/export merchant from at least 1857-1881. Themistocles Petrocochino was a director of the Banco do Brazil, 1861-1900. He lived at Alfandega 46 (1860) and then with João N Petrocochino, unknown to Argenti, at rua do Visconde de Inhauma, 26, Sobrado (1875-1881). From 1910 there has existed: Rua Petrocochino, RJ, 20551-255, Brazil.
    • Themistocles P. Petrocokino, merchant, 191 Church St., is listed in the 1876-77 New York City directory.
    Person ID I1191  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 8 Oct 2015 

    Father Pandia (Antonios) Petrocochino,   b. 1783, Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1848, Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Franga (Ioannis) Caralli,   b. 1790, Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jul 1874, Bradford, Yorkshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Family ID F798  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Marigo (Ambrouzis) Mavrogordato,   b. 06 Mar 1839, Thessaloniki, Macedonia, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1912, Northcliffe, Broughton Park, Manchester, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 07 Jan 1857  Manchester, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Entry: 083/037; Sponsor: Aikaterina Mavrogordato (wife of Scarlato Michael Mavrogordato); best man: Leonidas Chrysoveloni; matron of honor: Ioanna Ralli (wife of Theodore Ralli); witnesses: Scarlato Michael Mavrogordato and John Copeland Zygomala; priest Daniel Petroulias. [6]
    Children 
     1. Franga (Themistocles) Petrocochino,   b. 13 Feb 1859, Bradford, Yorkshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Smaragda (Themistocles) Petrocochino,   b. 01 Apr 1860, Bradford, Yorkshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 May 1929, 3 The Grange, Wimbleton Common, Wimbledon, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     3. 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)
     4. Julia (Themistocles) Petrocochino,   b. 03 Sep 1862, Bradford, Yorkshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jul 1945, Buxton, Derbyshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     5. Pandia (Themistocles) Petrocochino,   b. 30 Oct 1863, Bradford, Yorkshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1938, Paris, Île-de-France, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    +6. Ambrouzios (Themistocles) Petrocochino, FRGS JP,   b. 20 Jan 1865, Bradford, Yorkshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 1926, Dunedin Nursing Home, Bath Road, Reading, Berkshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
    +7. Ioannis Themistocles (Themistocles) Petrocochino/Petro,   b. 03 May 1866, Bradford, Yorkshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1937, Claridge's Hotel, Brook St., London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    Last Modified 9 Dec 2010 
    Family ID F797  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Mar 1824 - Andros, Cyclades, Greece Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 07 Jan 1857 - Manchester, Lancashire, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Oct 1900 - boulevard des Capucines 12, Paris 9ème, Île-de-France, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - St Mary's Church, Prestwich, Greater Manchester, England UK Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Sedgley House, Sedgley Park, Queens Drive, Prestwich, England
    Sedgley House, Sedgley Park, Queens Drive, Prestwich, England
    Themistocles and Marigo Petrocokino lived in Sedgley House with their children from 1875 to 1900, acquiring it from its previous owner William Pearson. In 1903, the house was bought by the Faithful Companions of Jesus, a teaching order of nuns. In 1979 it was acquired by the Greater Manchester Council for the police training college and is currently used as a conference and training center (see brochure). It is a Grade II listed building.
    Eldon Lodge, 13 Eldon Place, Bradford, England
    Eldon Lodge, 13 Eldon Place, Bradford, England
    photo 2009; Themistocles and Marigo Petrocokino family lived here in 1866. Today, a Grade II listed building in the Eldon Place Conservation Area: "Circa 1840-50 detached 3-storey town house with 3 bay front of thinly coursed sand-stone ashlar. Rusticated quoins. Moulded sill courses. Hipped stone slate roof, with deep modillion bracket eaves...(architctural description continues in the Manningham Conservation Areas Proposal, pp 275-298).
    Park Court, 3 Park Road, Bradford, England
    Park Court, 3 Park Road, Bradford, England
    photo 2009; at least from 1870-1871 the Themistocles Petrocochino family lived at 3-4 North Park Road, Bradford. It is now the Park Court complex, within the North Park Road Conservation Area, part of Bradford's preservation initiative.
    Themistocles P Petrocochino
    Themistocles P Petrocochino
    detail from a Petrocochino family portrait by T.J. Barker 1872
    Themistocles & Marigo Petrocochino family at croquet
    Themistocles & Marigo Petrocochino family at croquet
    Several years after the game was invented. The parents, then right: Ambrose, Franga, Ioannis, Smaragda, Aspasia, Pandia and Julia. Courtesy the Anthony Murray family collection.

    Painted by T.J. Barker 1872. The artist Thomas Jones Barker (b. Bath, 19 Apr 1813- d. London 27 Mar 1882), was a Victorian genre painter who worked in both England and France. The son of Thomas Barker of Bath, landscape and genre painter, T.J. Barker was a leading exponent of 'Battle' painting in Britain. Barker the elder painted "The Massacre of the Inhabitants of Scio by the Turks" (1825), a fresco painted on the walls of the picture gallery in his home, Doric House in Bath.
    6 Minshull Street, Manchester, England
    6 Minshull Street, Manchester, England
    Offices of Stavert, Zigomala & Co, merchants, 1895-97; photo 2015.
    6 Minshull Street, Manchester, England
    6 Minshull Street, Manchester, England
    detail

    Documents
    T.P. Petrocokino obituary
    T.P. Petrocokino obituary
    "The Oldest Greek in Manchester," Manchester Times, 19 Oct 1900
    Themistocles Petrocokino 1900 death certificate
    Themistocles Petrocokino 1900 death certificate
    Metrope Petrocochino will
    Metrope Petrocochino will
    "What is a Charitable Bequest?", The Manchester Guardian 13 Dec 1912, p 6
    Themistocles Pandia Petrocochino 1900 probate
    Themistocles Pandia Petrocochino 1900 probate

  • Sources 
    1. [S25] Greek State Archives (Syros).

    2. [S82] UK National Probate Calendar Indexes, 1858-1966, 1973-1995.

    3. [S52] A Personal History of the Greek Community of Manchester and Its Church, 1843-1900., Sophocles Chr. Andreades, (Manchester, 2000, ISBN 0-9504097-2-3), 78.

    4. [S52] A Personal History of the Greek Community of Manchester and Its Church, 1843-1900., Sophocles Chr. Andreades, (Manchester, 2000, ISBN 0-9504097-2-3), 53.

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

    6. [S68] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 11, May 1996.
      Marriage-No:0012


  

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