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Alfred Theodore (Theodore) Negroponte[1, 2]

Male 1858 - 1929  (70 years)


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  • Name Alfred Theodore (Theodore) Negroponte 
    Born 18 Aug 1858  Altrincham, Cheshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1929  South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Alfred Negroponte was a detective, Criminal Investigation Department, Scotland Yard (The Times [London] 25 Apr 1890, p. 4). He was a witness in the case against Charles Hoffman, 3 Mar 1890, in the Old Bailey, London. See website for a transcript of his testimony.
    • This is apparently his son: Alfred Negroponte, 25, single, laborer, English national, formerly residing in Toronto, Canada, (Alfred, his father, living in Salisbury, England) crossed the border from Canada at Port Huron, Michigan, 24 Sep 1912. He arrived with $25; 8 Apr was his last departure from the US. He was 6 feet tall, with grey eyes, born in London, arrived the US in Portland, 8 Apr 1912 on the Megantic.
    • According to the 1861 England census the household at 15A Walnut Tree Walk, Lambeth, London, included: Theodore A. Negroponte, 30, bill broker, b. Turkey, and his wife, Phoebe, 27, b. London and their children Alfred T, 2, b. Attringham, Cheshire, England, and Ada, 1, b. London, living with her parents: Robert Beale, 46, b. London, music professor, and wife Jane, 44, b. Northolt, Hertfordshire, England, and their other two children.
    • The 1891 England census shows for 12 Hayles Buildings, [Elliott's Row] Southwark, London: Alfred Negroponte, 32, police constable, born in Cheshire, Altrincham; wife Emma A, 24, born South Hinton; children Marietta E, 6; Emma E., 5; Alfred E, 3; Phoebe M, 2; and Ida D, 4 months; all born London, Southwark.
    • The 1901 British Census enumerates the family at 107 Castle Street, Southampton, England: Alfred Negroponte, head, 42, retired police constable, born Altrincham, Lancashire; wife Emma, 44, born Hindon, Wiltshire; children Mary, 16; Emma, 15, both born Hindon; Alfred, 13, news vendor, worker; Pheobe, 12; Ada, 10, Elsie, 9, all born London; William, 6, born Gravesend, Kent; John, 7; Dorothy, 4, both born Hindon; Edward S, father-in-law, 74, widow, retired farmer, born Hindon.
    • 1911 England census for South Newton, Salisbury, headed by Alfred Negroponte, 52, b. Altrinham, Cheshire, married 27 years, 13 children, 9 still alive; metropolitan policeman; wife Emma, 54, b. Hindon; daughters Marietta, 26, nurse; Dorothy, 14, pupil, all b. Hindon, Wiltshire; sons John, 18, b. London; William, 16, b. Gravesend, Kent, both baker assistants; all single.
    • Residence, England: 1912, Salisbury; 1914, 62 Hamsholt?, Road, Southsea.
    • Negroponte, Alfred; Register Number: 1842 Enlisted in the UK Royal Marine Artillery 11 August 1882. A. Negroponte served in the UK Royal Marine Artillery, 30 April 1888. A. Negroponte awarded Soudan Medal and Khedive's Egyptian Star, for service 1884-1886, Sudan with the Royal Marine Artillery. [3]
    • J R Negroponte, 26, motor mechanic, and A. T. Negroponte, 61, clerk, departed Liverpool 30 Sep 1919 for Natal, South Africa, both English permanent residents, intending to reside in South Africa, aboard Clan Stuart.
    Person ID I549  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 18 Dec 2018 

    Father Theodore (Ambrosios) Negroponte,   b. Nov 1831, Constantinople/Istanbul, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1892, Mytilene, Lesbos, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Mother Phoebe Charlotte (Robert) Beale,   b. 5 Mar 1833, Hoxton, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Smyrna/Izmir, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 23 Jun 1858  Cheshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Theodore Ambrosia Negroponte registered his marriage Apr-May-Jun 1858, Stockport, Cheshire, Lancashire, Volume: 8a, Page: 99. Certificate not examined.
    Family ID F233  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Emma Jane (Thomas) Stevens,   b. Abt 1856, Fonthill Gifford, Wiltshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Apr 1919, 63 Bramshott Rd, Southsea, Hampshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Married 21 May 1884  Portsea Island, Hampshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Their marrige was registered Apr-May-Jun 1884, Portsea Island (1837-1900), Hampshire, Volume: 2b, Page: 795. Certificate not examined.
    Children 
    +1. Marriott Ellen (Alfred) Negroponte,   b. 8 Nov 1884, Hindon, Wiltshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. aut 1974, Wiltshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
    +2. Emma Ethel (Alfred) Negroponte,   b. Abt 1886, Hindon, Wiltshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1940?, Fulham, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location
    +3. Alfred Edward (Alfred) Negroponte,   b. 21 Apr 1886, Southwark, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 1976, Sechelt, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    +4. Phoebe Mabel (Alfred) Negroponte,   b. 23 Nov 1888, 90 Gloucester Place, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Apr 1977, Havant, Hampshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     5. Ada Beatrice (Alfred) Negroponte,   b. 20 Apr 1890, 14 Seymour Place, Marylebone, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location
    +6. Elsie Virginia (Alfred) Negroponte,   b. 21 Oct 1891, Southwark, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Mar 1984, Suffolk, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
     7. John Reginald (Alfred) Negroponte,   b. 2 Jan 1893, 174 Shakespeare Rd., Brixton, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1940, Hluhluwe, NL, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)
    +8. William Harold (Alfred) Negroponte,   b. 16 Aug 1894, Gravesend, Kent, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Mar 1970, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     9. Dorothy Elizabeth (Alfred) Negroponte,   b. win 1896, Tisbury, Wiltshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. win 1896, Tisbury, Wiltshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
     10. Edith Catherine (Alfred) Negroponte,   b. win 1896, Wiltshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. win 1896, Wiltshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
     11. Dorothy Edith (Alfred) Negroponte,   b. 13 Mar 1897, Tisbury, Wiltshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1917  (Age 20 years)
     12. Ambrose (Alfred) Negroponte,   b. Abt 1899, Wiltshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1899, Wiltshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
    Documents
    Alfred Theodore Negroponte - Emma Jane Stevens Marriage Certificate
    Alfred Theodore Negroponte - Emma Jane Stevens Marriage Certificate
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2017 
    Family ID F1378  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Aug 1858 - Altrincham, Cheshire, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 May 1884 - Portsea Island, Hampshire, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1929 - South Africa Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Photos
    Walnut Tree Walk, Lambeth, London
    Walnut Tree Walk, Lambeth, London
    After their marriage Theodore and Phoebe Negroponte lived with her parents at 15A Walnut Tree Walk, Lambeth, London, and with their children Alfred and Ada. Photo 2009; Number 15 is at the lower right.
    Hayles Buildings, Southwark, SE11, London, England
    Hayles Buildings, Southwark, SE11, London, England
    Alfred and Emma Negroponte and their children lived in flat 8 in this Elliot's Row, Lambeth estate, in 1891 when the building was built [photo provided by flickr].
    Castle Street, Southampton, England
    Castle Street, Southampton, England
    photo 2009. Low house numbering on the street. In 1901 Alfred and Emma Negroponte lived at 107 Castle Street with their children.
    Alfred Theodore Negroponte Photo
    Alfred Theodore Negroponte Photo
    16 Jul 1919, UK passport photo

    Documents
    A Negroponte 1888 UK Naval Medal and Award Rolls
    A Negroponte 1888 UK Naval Medal and Award Rolls
    Alfred Theodore Negroponte Birth Certificate
    Alfred Theodore Negroponte Birth Certificate

  • Sources 
    1. [S1] Argenti 1955, Philip P. Argenti, (London Oxford University Press).
      Included in Philip Argenti's Negroponte family tree, number 274.

    2. [S119] 1911 England Census.

    3. [S73] UK National Archives.
      ADM 159/22


  

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