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John (Tryphon) Agelasto[1, 2]

Male 1906 - 2001  (94 years)


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  • Name John (Tryphon) Agelasto 
    Nickname Johnnie, Jerry, Gerry 
    Born 31 Jul 1906  Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 17 Nov 1906  St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • God-parent: John Agelasto [3]
    • He was baptised in tandem with his brother Tryphon.
    Gender Male 
    Died 11 Feb 2001  Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Education: Sherborne School, Dorset, 1919-1922; BA, Selwyn College, Cambridge, The Times (London), 18 Jun 1928, p 10; MA, Cambridge, The Times (London), 11 Jun 1932, p 14.
    • Residence, England: 1906, 115 Inverness Terrace, W, London; 1912-17, 17 Palace Court; 1916, 28 Cavandish Sq. W, London; abt 1919, Roughwood Park, Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire; 1934, Ivy Cottage, Chalfont Saint Peter, Buckinghamshire; 1940s, Hudnall Park House, Little Gaddesden, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire; Barton House, Alton, Hampshire; Moat House, High Street, Sharnbrook, Bedford; 98 Long Road, Cambridge; 19 Merton Street, Cambridge; 1980s-, The Hollies, Queen Ediths Way II, Cambridge.
    • 1911 England census for the household at Greys Lodge headed by Tryphon Agelasto, 46, b. Liverpool, married, East Indian merchant, 4 children born alive, two still living; wife Christine, 38, b. London; sons Augustus, 5, b. Karachi, India; John, 4, b. Tunbridge Wells, Kent; Catherine Agelasto, 40, visitor, single, b. London; 6 servants.
    • Military service: 8 Nov 1940, receives commission as Pilot Officer on probation.
    • Co-executor (with Emmanuel Xenophon Casdagli) of the estate of Marika Perdikidi, "Blalowan" 17 Swan Lane, Wittenham, Tenterden, Kent, his cousin, who died 18 Sep 1965. Solicitors: Treatrail & James, Station Road, New Milton, Hants.
    • He was 50% partner in R.S.Cunningham & Agelasto, General Merchants and Agents, 8/9 Martin Lane, Cannon St. EC4, London, which filed for bankruptcy 3 Feb 1933. The address for him and Evie Joan Agelasto: The Moat House, Sharnbrook, Beds as well as Roughwood Park. The company, officed at 4 Dove Court, Old Jewry, London EC2, was liquidated in 1959. [4]
    • He was co-executor (with Augustus Agelasto, his brother) of their father's estate. Solicitors: Broad & Son, 1, Great Winchester Street, EC2, London.
    • "... a good friend to Selwyn College and the Cambridge Rowing Scene..." The Jerry Agelasto and the Joan Agelasto are two competitive rowing boats held by the Selwyn College Boat Club, University of Cambridge, England. The pair were launched on 13 Apr 2004. They honor him and his wife, Joan, who took a life-long interest in SCBC rowing, as both collegiate athlete and alumnus.
    • A John Agelasto, 12 Merton Street, Cambridge, was a master at the Bedford School in 1952 where he taught Simon Murray and his brother Anthony and was the French teacher of Stephen J Haggie.
    • He rowed in various regatta as cox (8st 6lb) for the Thames Rowing Club: Thames Challenge Cup, The Times (London), 3 Jul 1933, p 6; 6 Jul 1933, p 7; 8 Jul 1933, p 7; Kingston Amateur Regatta - Coronation Cup, 17 Jul 1933, The Times (London), p 3. Also, The Henley Royal Regatta, The Times (London), 2 Jul 1928, p 6, 30 Jul 1928, p 4; 23 Sep 1929, p 5; 1 Dec 1926, p 6; 27 Nov 1926, p 4.
    • Attended the funeral of Emmanuel M Rodocanachi, according to The Times (London), 18 Feb 1932.
    • His estate has contributed toward courtyard development of The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, England.
    • Agelasto photograph album, 1926-1928, created by Gerry Agelasto, is archived at Cambridge University, reference SEPH/5/1. It comprises photographs of Old Court (3); degree day, 1928 (2); Selwyn boats and river views, 1926-8 (13); Tailteann regatta in Cork, Ireland, undated (28); punting and the Orchard Tearooms , undated (12); Long Stanton vicarage, undated (2); groups of undergraduates (11); With press cuttings.
    Person ID I205  Agelasto
    Last Modified 19 Dec 2018 

    Father Tryphon Emmanuel A. (Augustus) Agelasto,   b. 10 Jun 1862, 171 Falkner Terrace, Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1947, 30 Fairacres, Roehampton Lane, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Christine (John) Agelasto,   b. 23 Jul 1871, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1935, Roughwood Park, Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 24 Oct 1903  St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Marriage Witnesses: S. A. Agelasto and Athanasios D. Macropoulos; A. Paraschis presiding; entry 240. [5]
    • Argenti says 23 Oct 1903.
    • Marriage announcement appeared in The Times (London), 27 Oct 1903, p 1.
    • Marriage date from certificate in possession of their granddaughter Carolyn.
    Family ID F79  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Joan (Wilfred) Gosling,   b. 15 Feb 1913, Crawley Down, Sussex, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Aug 2000, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 16 Aug 1934  Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Engagement/marriage announcements in The Times (London), 23 Feb, 9 Aug & 18 Aug 1934, p 17, 13 & 1.
    Children 
    +1. Living
    +2. Living
    Last Modified 9 Aug 2008 
    Family ID F109  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 31 Jul 1906 - Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 17 Nov 1906 - St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Aug 1934 - Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Feb 2001 - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England UK Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    The Jerry Agelasto: Men's coxed VIII (Janusek)
    The Jerry Agelasto: Men's coxed VIII (Janusek)
    John Tryphon Agelasto, (unknown), Augustus (Tryphon) Agelasto
    John Tryphon Agelasto, (unknown), Augustus (Tryphon) Agelasto
    John Tryphon Agelasto and Joan Gosling Agelasto
    John Tryphon Agelasto and Joan Gosling Agelasto
    Cavandish Sq. W, London, England (Margaret St)
    Cavandish Sq. W, London, England (Margaret St)
    photo 2009; the addresses on the south side of Cavandish Square (i.e., Margaret Street) have been replaced. Tryphon E. A. Agelasto and his family lived at 28 Cavandish Sq. in 1916, before their move to Roughwood.
    Cavandish Sq. W, London, England
    Cavandish Sq. W, London, England
    The low numbered addresses still exist and suggest what the Agelasto residence would have looked like.
    Cavandish Sq. W, London, England
    Cavandish Sq. W, London, England
    View through the park.
    17 Palace Court, London, England
    17 Palace Court, London, England
    photo 2009; Tryphon Agelasto is listed in the phone directory at this address, 1912-1917.
    17 Palace Court, London, England
    17 Palace Court, London, England
    Palace Court, London, England
    Palace Court, London, England
    street view
    Moat House Bedford, 2 St. Marys Street, Bedford, England
    Moat House Bedford, 2 St. Marys Street, Bedford, England
    photo 2009; The hotel was constructed in 1968 and refurbished in 1999. John and Joan Agelasto lived at The Moat House, Sharnbrook, Bedford, in 1933, which is nearby, "still there and looking lovely" according to their daughter Carolyn.
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    Inverness Terrace, London, England
    Inverness Terrace, London, England
    photo 2009; the area of high street numbers on this street has changed. Tryphon Agelasto lived at 115 Inverness Terrace, Bayswater, with his family around 1906.
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    Long Road, Cambridge, England (even numbers)
    Long Road, Cambridge, England (even numbers)
    photo 2009; John and Joan Agelasto lived at 98 Long Road, Cambridge. The area appears to have been redeveloped.
    The Hollies Private Retirement Homes, 11 Queen Ediths Way, Cambridge, England
    The Hollies Private Retirement Homes, 11 Queen Ediths Way, Cambridge, England
    photo 2009; the retirement community where John and Joan Agelasto lived out their lives.
    6 Martin Lane, London, England
    6 Martin Lane, London, England
    photo 2009; this building, with a public house, is the approximate location where R.S.Cunningham & Agelasto, General Merchants and Agents, operated: 8/9 Martin Lane.
    Brothers John and Augustus 'Gu' Agelasto
    Brothers John and Augustus 'Gu' Agelasto
    Gu the taller; both in school uniforms; photo courtesy Carolyn Agelasto Hughes
    John & Gu Agelasto
    John & Gu Agelasto
    photo courtesy Carolyn Agelasto Hughes
    Gu, Cyril and John Agelasto
    Gu, Cyril and John Agelasto
    photo c1925, courtesy Carolyn Hughes Agelasto, who says the brothers admired Cyril, a war hero. This is the only photo we have of Cyril John Agelasto.

    Documents
    Liquidation of R.S.Cunningham & [John Tryphon] Agelasto, Merchants
    Liquidation of R.S.Cunningham & [John Tryphon] Agelasto, Merchants
    London Gazette 3 Apr 1959
    John (Tryphon) Agelasto  baptism - St Sophia collection
    John (Tryphon) Agelasto baptism - St Sophia collection
    John Tryphon Agelasto, Sherborne School, Dorset
    John Tryphon Agelasto, Sherborne School, Dorset
    The Sherborne Register, 4th ed., 1550-1950 (Old Shirburnian Society, 1950)

  • Sources 
    1. [S119] Argenti 1955, Philip P. Argenti, (London Oxford University Press).
      Included in Philip Argenti's Agelasto family tree, number 205.

    2. [S124] 1911 England Census.

    3. [S86] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 16, Apr 1983.
      Records of Baptisms from the Church of St. Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater

    4. [S94] UK National Archives.
      BT 31/37749/273911

    5. [S86] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 12, Aug 1983.
      Marriages Celebrated at the Holy Wisdom (Saint Sophia) in Moscow Road, Bayswater [London]


  

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