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John Emmanuel (Emmanuel) Agelasto

Male 1848 - 1905  (57 years)


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  • Name John Emmanuel (Emmanuel) Agelasto 
    • In legal documents, including naturalization submission, name is spelled 'Emanuel' with one 'm'. Death certificate gives two 'm's.
    Born 1848  Constantinople/Istanbul, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened
    • God-parents: Ambrosios Negroponte
    Gender Male 
    Died 14 Apr 1905  Manchester, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Estate valued at 890 0s 9d, administered at London 5 June 1905, went to widow. [1]
    Buried 18 Apr 1905  St Mary's Church, Prestwich, Greater Manchester, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • He and his ancestry are on our main Agelasto tree although Argenti omits this Emmanuel line from his Agelasto tree.
    • Residence: 1890, 265 Bury New Road, Broughton, Salford, Manchester, England;1899-1905, Aubonne House, Kersal, 491 Bury New Road, Broughton, Salford, Manchester, England.
    • Occupation: India merchant, South Sea House, Threadneedle St., London; at Manchester; and in Calcutta. Shipping agent. Made numerous business trips to India. Trip to Greece, fall 1895. The 1903 city directory lists him as shipping merchant with A Agelasto & Co, Aubonne House, 491 Bury New Road, Manchester. Also in Manchester the same year, there was a similar business with a slightly different name: Agelasto & Co, run by Stephen Cosi Agelasto on George St, Manchester. Probate records give 78 George St. as an address.
    • Origin: Arrived in the UK around 1870. Constantinople and Greece. British citizenship 20 Jun 1899 while living in Manchester.
    • Argenti says a John Agelasto (parents unknown) b. (date unknown) m. (date unknown) Aspasia Petrocochino and that he died on 14 Apr 1905 in Manchester. Metaxa says they (John Emmanuel) m. 4 Oct 1884 Manchester and had children Emmanuel and Alexandra.
    • His naturalisation papers (1899) say his parents were Emmanuel John Agelasto and his wife Alexandra (surname not given).
    • His partnership with John Ambrose Negroponte and John Antonio Ralli presumably begun 1 Jan 1886 with the retirement of Despina Ralli Agelasto, dissolved 31 Dec 1886 and the London office closed; he continued in partnership with Negroponte, trading as A. Agelasto & Co. The Calcutta office was on Canning Street, at the south-east corner of the China Bazaar. The Petrocochino Bros. had occupied this building; Michael Pandely Agelasto and John Michael Agelasto had a partnership with George Petrocochino.
    • Trustees of an Indenture of Settlement [a prenuptial agreement] between him and his wife, signed 2 Oct 1984, were Themistocles Pandia Anthony (Pandia) Petrocochino (her father), John Ambrose Negroponte (her brother-in-law) and Manuel Anastasius Copchili. Eleven years after his death, his widow successfully petitioned the court to let the Public Trustee assume sole trusteeship.
    • Presumably he was involved in the partnership of J.A. Negroponte, A Agelasto & F.C. Apostolides, export merchants, Manchester, under the style of A Agelasto & Co. which was dissolved, London Gazette, 28 Mar 1916, reported in The Times (London), 29 Mar 1916, p 6.
    • Mr. Agelasto (attired as a British naval officer attended a grand fancy dress ball at the Liverpool Philharmonic Hall given by S. Georgala, Esq., of the firm of H. Georgala & Co., Greek general merchants (Liverpool Mercury, 30 Dec 1871). Also at the ball were Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Agelasto (gentilhomme Polonais & chatelaine du moyen age, respectively), along with and Miss Agelasto (Smyrna lady).
    • He and his wife attended the 1 Jan 1891 wedding of her brother John T. Petrocochino.
    Person ID I1908  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 9 Dec 2011 

    Family 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.
    • The Rev. Archimandrite Hillarioukanakis presided.
    • Their children are on the Agelasto main tree.
    Last Modified 9 Jul 2012 
    Family ID F816  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1848 - Constantinople/Istanbul, Turkey Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 04 Oct 1884 - Greek Church of the Annunciation, Higher Broughton, Salford, Greater Manchester, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Apr 1905 - Manchester, Lancashire, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 18 Apr 1905 - St Mary's Church, Prestwich, Greater Manchester, England UK Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    38 Threadneedle St, London, England
    38 Threadneedle St, London, England
    photo 2009; Bank of Scotland, former South Sea House. With the repeal of the Corn Laws and the boom in trading that followed, the Baltic Exchange moved to the South Sea House (between 1857 - 1866) and then left the Threadneedle Street building in 1903 for the location now occupied by 30 St Mary Axe [The Gherkin]. John Emmanuel Agelasto, India merchant, had his London address as South Sea House, Threadneedle St.
    38 Threadneedle St, London, England
    38 Threadneedle St, London, England
    detail--entrance

    Documents
    Agelasto & Co., 63 George Street, Manchester, England
    Agelasto & Co., 63 George Street, Manchester, England
    list of partners, 1878-1899

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


  

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