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George (Michael) Mavrogordato[1]

Male 1876 - 1950  (74 years)


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  • Name George (Michael) Mavrogordato 
    Born 14 Aug 1876  London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 09 Sep 1876  Church of Our Saviour, London Wall, City of London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • God-parents: Arhyro G. Argenti [2]
    Gender Male 
    Died 04 Oct 1950  Mariners, Westerham, Kent, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Death ('peacefully') notice appeared in The Times (London) 6 Oct 1950.
    Buried 07 Oct 1950  Crockham Hill, Edenbridge, Kent, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Addresses, England: Residence, 1929-, Mariners, Crockham Hill, Westerham, Kent; 1929, 95 Inverness Terrace, W2, London; (office) 65 London Wall, E.C.2., London.
    • Occupation: Merchant and banker.
    • Took British citizenship 15 May 1896 when living in London.
    • Along with Leon Pandely Argenti, Pandia Peter Rodocanachi and George Eumorfopoulos he was an executor of the estate of Jenny Mavrogordato (London Gazette 12 May 1931).
    • He was in the partnership when Michel Emanuel Rodocanachi, effective 31 Dec 1853, resigned his partnership as Merchants, at Odessa, St. Petersburgh, Marseille, Leghorn, and Taganrog, under the firm of Rodocanaclii, Sons, and Co., and at Constantinople, under the firm of P. Rodocanachi and Co., with Matteo Mavrogordato [probably Matteo (Zorzis) Mavrogordato], Theodore Paul Rodocanachi, Ambroise P. Mavrogordato, Theodore Pandia Rodocandchi, Paul Emmanuel Rodocanachi, Theodore Emmanuel Rodocanachi, Michele Petrocochino [possibly either Michael (Dimitrios) Petrocochino or Michael (Dimitrios) Petrocochino], Demetrius N. Petrocochino, and Pandely Rodocanacchi [probably either Pandia (Miké) Rodocanachi or Pandely (Emmanuel) Rodocanachi]; they all terminated the partnership Rodocanachi, Sons and Co., doing business in London and Liverpool, under the firm of Rodocanachi, Sons, and Co. (London Gazette18 Apr 1854).
    • He was a banker with P.P. Rodocanachi & Co., 40/41 Old Broad Street and later 65 London Wall, E.C.2, London. In addition to the founding partner Pandia Peter Rodocanachi, partners included Constantin Manoli Vassiliadi, Emmanuel Theodore Sechiari who left the firm 31 Dec 1904, Theodore Michel Mavrogordato, and until his own death his son John George (London Gazette 10 Jan 1905, 26 Feb 1929, 17 Feb 1942, 18 Feb 1947, 3 Feb 1950). He changed from being a general parter to a limited partner 5 July 1950 (London Gazette 7 July 1950).
    • He was chairman of and the appointed liquidator for Jan Properties Company Limited (London Gazette 18 Jun 1943, 27 Aug 1943).
    • He was co-executor of the estate of Constantine Manoli Vassiliadi (London Gazette 3 Jun 1932).
    • Occupation: attorney. "George Michel Mavrogordato and Theodore Michel Mavrogordato, the lawful Attorneys of Lucia Caugi and Emilio Caugi..." (London Gazette 4 Oct 1927).
    • WWI: 2nd Lt. G.M. Mavrogordato transferred to unemployed list, 26 Jan 1919 (London Gazette 4 Feb 1919). [3]
    • He was co-executor of the estate of Virginia Sechiari and Pandia Peter Rodocanachi.
    • A full column announcement in The Daily Mirror [London], 10 May 1928, reported a share issue of The Standard Carpet Co., in which G.M. Mavrogordato was one of seven directors. His affiliation is his partnership in P P Rodocanachi & Co. P.J. Agelasto was also a partner.
    • He co-administered the estate of Jenny Rodocanachi.
    • He handled the estate of Beta Rodokanakis Scaramanga.
    • He handled the estate of Arghyri Scaramanga.
    • He co-administered the estate of Michel George Mavrogordato.
    • He co-administered the estate of Virginia Schilizzi
    • George Michel Mavrogordato [8 Great Winchester Street] appears on the 1918 [8 Great Winchester Street, abode - Tanglewood, South Godstone, Surrey] 1919, 1920, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1924, 1926, [40/1 Old Broad Street, abode Tanglewood, South Godstone, Surrey] 1927, 1928, [40/1 Old Broad Street, Mariners, Westerham] 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1935, 1938, 1937, 1939, 1945, 1946, 1947 UK electoral register, London parliamentary division, City of London county/borough; [95 Inverness Terrace] 1925, 1927, 1928 Paddington/Westminster; [65 London Wall] 1945, 1946, 1947 London And Westminster/City of London.
    Person ID I1336  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 26 Mar 2015 

    Father Michael George (Zorzis) Mavrogordato,   b. 02 Sep 1843, Livorno [Leghorn], Italy/Tuscany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Dec 1920, 62 Westbourne Terrace, Bayswater, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Fanny (Theodore) Sechiari,   b. 08 Feb 1854, allées des Capucines 20, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1920, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 06 Jul 1872  Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Wedding witnesses included Etienne Schiari, 62, rentier, allees des Capucines 10; Paul Rodocanachi, 58, merchant, allees des Capucines 53; Michel Rodocanachi, 36, merchant, allees de Meilhan 21; Emmanuel Rodocanachi, 30, merchant, allees des Capucines 13.
    Documents
    Mavrogordato Sechiari 1872 MRS marriage
    Mavrogordato Sechiari 1872 MRS marriage
    Civil registration records, Marseille
    Mavrogordato - Sechiari 1872 marriage
    Mavrogordato - Sechiari 1872 marriage
    Marseille, France
    Family ID F563  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Irene (Miltiades) Manuel,   b. 11 Jul 1883, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1929, Westerham, Kent, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Married 25 Oct 1902  St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Marriage Witnesses: Fanny Vasiliades and E. Sechiari; A. Paraschis presiding; entry 233. [4]
    Children 
    +1. Michel Noël (George) Mavrogordato,   b. 20 Dec 1903, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Jan 1984, Arne Wood, Sway, Hampshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     2. John George (George) Mavrogordato, CMG,   b. 09 May 1905, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1987, Ogwr, Mid Glamorgan, Wales UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    +3. Sophia (George) Mavrogordato,   b. 28 Jul 1908, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 2001, Barnstaple, Devonshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
    Last Modified 14 Dec 2010 
    Family ID F570  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Aug 1876 - London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 09 Sep 1876 - Church of Our Saviour, London Wall, City of London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Oct 1902 - St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 04 Oct 1950 - Mariners, Westerham, Kent, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 07 Oct 1950 - Crockham Hill, Edenbridge, Kent, England UK Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    60-62 Westbourne Terrace, Bayswater, London, England
    60-62 Westbourne Terrace, Bayswater, London, England
    The Michael G. Mavrogordato family lived at 62 Westbourne Terrace from 1873-1920; photo 2009.
    95 Inverness Terrace, W2, London, England
    95 Inverness Terrace, W2, London, England
    photo 2009; George M Mavrogordato lived at this Bayswater address in 1929, the year his wife died.
    95 Inverness Terrace, W2, London, England
    95 Inverness Terrace, W2, London, England
    now the New Dawn Hotel
    65 London Wall, E.C.2, London, England
    65 London Wall, E.C.2, London, England
    photo 2009; the offices of P.P. Rodocanachi & Co, bankers, operating in the 1950s.
    1 King's Arms Yard, London, England
    1 King's Arms Yard, London, England
    photo 2009; the 1 King's Arms Yard replaces buildings that themselves likely followed the demolition of dozens of houses neighboring Moorgate, built 1840. P.P. Rodocanachi & Co., merchants, was located at 1 King's Arms Yard, Moorgate Street, London (1894-1906)
    1 King's Arms Yard, London, England
    1 King's Arms Yard, London, England
    architect's rendering
    42 Old Broad Street, London, England
    42 Old Broad Street, London, England
    photo 2009; London renewed. P.P. Rodocanachi & Co. operated from 40/41 Old Broad Street, EC 2, London (1927-1941).
    Mavrogordato and Lambrinudi clan
    Mavrogordato and Lambrinudi clan
    (back row) George Mavrogordato, Sonia Mavrogordato, Jack Mavrogordato, Pandia Lambrinudi (front row), Bobby Lambrinudi, Menda Lambrinudi, Sonia Lambrinudi; © Christopher Long: ChristopherLong.co.uk.

    Documents
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Register for plot 28739, sq 28, Greek plan no. 37
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Register for plot 29183, sq. 28, Greek plan 49-50
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Register for burial plot no. 35594, sq. 28, no. 43 on Greek plan
    George Michel Mavrogordato 1950 probate
    George Michel Mavrogordato 1950 probate
    George Michel Mavrogordato 1951 probate
    George Michel Mavrogordato 1951 probate
    1905 Athens directory
    1905 Athens directory
    G. M. Mavrogordato was Greek consul (2nd class) in Livorno [Leghorn]. Unlikely this man, as he was by this time a British citizen.
    Michel George Mavrogordato 1896 UK Naturalization
    Michel George Mavrogordato 1896 UK Naturalization
    Michel George's petition refers to his two sons: George Michel, 19, and Theodore Michel, 12.

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

    2. [S68] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 12, Nov 1975.
      Records of Baptisms from the Church of Our Saviour, 82-84 London Wall, City of London

    3. [S73] UK National Archives.
      AIR 76/340

    4. [S68] 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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