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Ambrose George (George) Scaramanga[1, 2]

Male 1869 - 1946  (76 years)


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  • Name Ambrose George (George) Scaramanga 
    Born 31 Dec 1869  Tiltwood, Crawley Down, Sussex, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 05 May 1870 
    • God-parents: Ambrose John Ralli.
    Gender Male 
    Died 04 Nov 1946  Tiltwood, Crawley Down, Sussex, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Death notice appeared in The Times (London) 7 Nov 1946, pg. 1.
    • He died 'peacefully.'
    Buried 07 Nov 1946  Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Funeral at the cemetery 11:30 a.m. Memorial service before at 11 a.m., All Saints Church, Crawley Down, England.
    • burial plot no. 5001
    Notes 
    • Residence, England: 1917, 101 Inverness Terrace, Hyde Park, London; Tiltwood, Crawley Down, Sussex.
    • Residence 1917, 101 Inverness Terrace, Hyde Park, London, England
    • Occupation: Merchant. Listed in 1913 as a member of the Baltic Exchange (representing Scaramanga Bros, of 7 Union Court, Old Broad Street, City of London).
    • Education: Cheam School, Eton.
    • In 1917 he wrote to his mother that he had met a jury member from the 1894 Empire of India court case who said the jury all concluded that his father was a man of the 'highest integrity, large mind and a giant among pygmies'.
    • He was co-executor of the estate of his sister Despina Rodocanachi (London Gazette 20 Nov 1914).
    • He was partners with Thomas William Fry in Fry and Scaramanga, Grain Brokers, 34 Great St. Helen's, London, until it dissolved 31 Dec 1898 (London Gazette 30 Dec 1898).
    • The 1881 England Census reports finds Ambrose G. Scaramanga, 11, born Sussex, a boarding student at 2 Cheam Schools, Surrey.
    • The 1901 England Census reports the Scaramanga household at Tiltwood House, Crawley Down, Sussex included: Elisa Scaramanga, head, 58, widow; children Marigo, 38, both born London; Ambrose, 31, shipowner; Calliope, 29; John, 32, shipowner, his wife Louise (born Russia, British subject), 26, their sons George, 3, and James, 2, both born Sussex; 5 domestic servants.
    • He co-administered his mother's estate.
    • Ambrose George Scaramanga [30 Great St. Helen's - abode 22 Ryder Street, St. James' Street SW] appears on the 1905 City of London parliamentary division, City of London county/borough; [30 Great St. Helen's - abode 1 Down Street, Piccadilly] 1911 Chelsea/Kensington and Chelsea; [101 Inverness Terrace] 1914, 1915 Paddington South/Westminster; 1918, 1921 Paddington and St Marylebone parliamentary division, Westminster county/borough; 1922, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1929 Paddington/Westminster; 1928, Paddington and Poplar/Westminster.
    • 1911 England census: household at 101 Inverness Terrace, Hyde Park , London, W Paddington, headed by Ambrose Scaramanga, 41, b. Sussex, married 1 year, no children, ship owner; wife Nina, 31, b. London; 4 servants.
    Person ID I1608  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 19 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 [3]
    • 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 Nina (Theodore) Schilizzi,   b. 03 Jun 1879, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1951, Crawley Down, Sussex, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 23 Jul 1910  St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Marriage notice appeared in The Times (London) 25 Jul 1910.
    • Witnesses/Sponsors: -- Rodocanachi; G. Eumorphopoulos; Ceremony performed by the Great Archimandrite C. Pagonis, assisted by the Rev. Archimandrite Moscovakis. [4]
    Children 
    +1. Reverend George Ambrosios (Ambrose) Scaramanga, MC,   b. 22 Apr 1911, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jul 1988, Wiltshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    +2. Major Theodore Ambrose (Ambrose) Scaramanga,   b. 19 Jul 1912, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1988, Gloucestershire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    +3. Capt. Raymond Ambrose (Ambrose) Scaramanga,   b. 24 Oct 1915, Crawley Down, Sussex, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1984, [England, UK] Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    Last Modified 14 Dec 2010 
    Family ID F725  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 31 Dec 1869 - Tiltwood, Crawley Down, Sussex, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 Jul 1910 - St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 04 Nov 1946 - Tiltwood, Crawley Down, Sussex, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 07 Nov 1946 - Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England UK Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Ambrose George Scaramanga
    Ambrose George Scaramanga
    Great St. Helen's Street, London, England
    Great St. Helen's Street, London, England
    photo 2009; the street has been redeveloped and renumbered; Scaramangas had offices here in 1898.
    Great St. Helen's Street, London, England
    Great St. Helen's Street, London, England
    Great St. Helen's Street, London, England
    Great St. Helen's Street, London, England
    Ambrose G Scaramanga worked out of 34 Great St. Helen's (1898).
    Great St. Helen's Street, London, England
    Great St. Helen's Street, London, England
    Great St. Helen's Street, London, England
    Great St. Helen's Street, London, England
    Great St. Helen's Street, London, England
    Great St. Helen's Street, London, England
    Today this alley off Bishopsgate is in the shadow of The Pinnacle, which is under construction.
    Tower 42, 25 Old Broad Street, London, England
    Tower 42, 25 Old Broad Street, London, England
    photo on its wiki website this building is the approximate location of Union Court. Ambrose G Scaramanga worked for Scaramanga Bros, of 7 Union Court, Old Broad Street, City of London (1913).

    Documents
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Register for plot 5001, purchased originally by Emmanuel George Franghiadi
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Register for plot 39287, sq 42, no. 269 on Greek plan
    Ambrose George Scaramanga 1947 probate
    Ambrose George Scaramanga 1947 probate

    Headstones
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Marigo (1821-1856), wife of Emmanuel Franghiadi; Ambrose George Scaramanga (1869-1946), wife Nina (1879-1951), Raymond Ambrose Scaramanga (1915-1984); photo by Parker Agelasto
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Scaramanga-Franghiadi tomb

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

    2. [S119] 1911 England Census.

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

    4. [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]