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Pandely Leonidas (Leonidas) Argenti[1, 2]

Male 1853 - 1911  (57 years)


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  • Name Pandely Leonidas (Leonidas) Argenti 
    Born 10 Nov 1853  London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 19 Dec 1853  Church of Our Saviour, London Wall, City of London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • God-parents: Marouko Ralli. [3]
    Gender Male 
    Died 06 Oct 1911  London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Estate valued at £549,448 11s 6d, administered at London 23 Nov 1911, by widow, August Leonidas Argenti dsq and Lucas Eustratio Ralli, merchant. [4, 5]
    Buried 11 Oct 1911  Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • buried in plot 21077, reg. pg. 14497, no. 45142, removed 11 Oct 1913 to plot 33130, sq 43, no. 253-254 on Greek plan [4]
    Notes 
    • Residence: 1891, 13 Hyde Park Terrace, Westminster, London, England and Quartier du Prado, Marseille, France; 1911, 16 Hyde Park Terrace.
    • Occupation: Partner in Ralli Brothers in 1899.
    • Officer of the Order of The Saviour and of St Sepulchre, etc. Spent his working life in London.
    • He was co-administrator of the estate of John Stephen Schilizzi.
    • He was one of the executors of the estate of Marino Corgialegno, of 53 Mount Street, Mayfair, London, who died 26 April 1911, along with John Michael Zarifi,of 38 Park Street, Park lane, London, Esquire; Bourchier Francis Hawksley, of 30 Mincing Lane, London, Solicitor; Evangelino Paul Metaxa, of 34 Norfolk Square, Hyde Park, London, Esquire, and George Marchetti, of 135 Gloucester Terrace, London, Esquire.
    • Business address, London: 25 Finsbury Circus; after 1902, 5 Fenchurch Street.
    • He co-administered the estate of Major Antonio Stephen Ralli (London Gazette 14 May 1901).
    • He co-administered the estate of John Cavafy (London Gazette 24 Jan 1902)
    • He was a co-administrator of the estate of Mimina John Ralli (London Gazette 16 Nov 1900).
    • He was a coexecutor of the estate of Theodore Anthony Vlasto.
    • 1901 England census: 16 Hyde Park Terrace household headed by Pandely Argenti, 47, East Indian merchant; wife Fanny, 46; son Philip, 9, all b. 'London Greek'; daughter Julia, 7, b 'Eastbourne Greek, Sussex;' & 11 servants.
    • 1881 England census: 8 Hyde Park Street household headed by Pantaleon Argenti, 27, merchant; wife Fanny, 27; brother-in-law Pandelis [Ambrose], 28, stockbroker, all b. born Middlesex; sister Suzanne [Leonidas], 25, b. France; & 8 servants.
    • He was co-executor of the estate of Mariora Eumorfopoulos.
    • He co-administered the estate of Calliope Vlasto.
    • He proved his father's will.
    • The 1911 England Census: private house at 16 Hyde Pk Terrace, Paddington, London, England, headed by Mr. Argenti, consisting of 3 males and 4 females.
    • He co-administered the estate of Dimitrios Schilizzi Stephanovich.
    • He co-administered the estate of Alexandra John Schilizzi.
    • Pantaleon Leonidas Argenti [13 Hyde Park Terrace] appears on the 1890, 1894, 1895, 1896, 1897; [16 Hyde Park Terrace] 1898, 1899, 1900, 1901, 1902, 1903, 1904 UK electoral register, Paddington parliamentary division, Westminster county/borough.
    Person ID I2544  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 19 Dec 2018 

    Father Leonidas (Pandély) Argenti,   b. 07 Sep 1823, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1882, cours Pierre Puget 33, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Mother Julia (Augustus) Ralli,   b. 22 Jul 1830, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Oct 1921, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 08 May 1851  Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • This union is cited in a list of 13 marriage alliances that connected the Rallis with the founders of other Chiot firms in Calcutta. [6]
    • Witnesses included Andre Argenti, 55, merchant, bride's cousin, Ile des allees 18; Auguste Argenti, 47, merchant, groom's uncle, rue Senac 2; Pierre J Vlasto, 48, merchant, bride's uncle, allees de Meilhan 20; Constantine Ralli, 42, merchant, bride's cousin, allees de Meilhan 65.
    Notes 
    • As an illustration of family marriage interweaving among Chiot merchant families: Lucas Eustratios Ralli married Eugenie Argenti "who is in reality was his cousin because on her side, Julie, daughter of Auguste (brother of Eustratios), would marry Leonidas Argenti (father of Eugenie)" [In other words, Eugenie’s mother is the niece of her husband’s father, implying that her husband is a generation older than she.] [7]
    Documents
    Argenti - Ralli 1851 marriage
    Argenti - Ralli 1851 marriage
    Civil registration records, Marseille
    Argenti - Ralli 1851 marriage
    Argenti - Ralli 1851 marriage
    Marseille, France
    Family ID F1086  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Fanny (Ioannis) Schilizzi,   b. 04 Mar 1854, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Jun 1926, 16 Hyde Park Terrace, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 14 Feb 1880  St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Marriage Witnesses: S. A. Ralli, Pant. A. Mavrogordato and D. St. Schilizzi; Hieronymous Myriantheus presiding; entry 108. [8]
    • The four children who survived infancy had Emily Jane Smith (b abt 1864) as their "devoted nannie and beloved friend for 43 years" according to Ms. Smith's death notice in The Times (London) 28 Jul 1942.
    Notes 
    • This marriage has been cited as one of several marriage alliances involving business ties; various descendants have been referenced as marriage patterns have changed with modern times. [9]
    Children 
    +1. Leonidas Pandely (Pandely) Argenti,   b. 01 Jun 1882, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1956, Anvers [Antwerp], Antwerp, Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    +2. John Pandely (Pandely) Argenti,   b. 12 Dec 1884, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jun 1950, New York, New York USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     3. Andrianos (Pandely) Argenti,   b. 01 Dec 1889, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1891, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
    +4. Philip Pandely (Pandely) Argenti,   b. 01 May 1891, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1974, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    +5. Julia (Pandely) Argenti,   b. 28 Aug 1893, Eastbourne, East Sussex, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jul 1963, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    Last Modified 18 Aug 2011 
    Family ID F1084  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Nov 1853 - London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 19 Dec 1853 - Church of Our Saviour, London Wall, City of London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Feb 1880 - St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 06 Oct 1911 - London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 11 Oct 1911 - Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England UK Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Pandely Leonidas Argenti
    Pandely Leonidas Argenti
    Bayswater Road, London, England
    Bayswater Road, London, England
    photo 2009. From at least 1891 to the 1950s the stretch of Bayswater Road facing Hyde Park between Clarendon Place and Albion Street was called Hyde Park Terrace (but not so on Charles Booth 1898 map). The original buildings have been replaced. Pandely L. and Fanny Argenti lived at 16 Hyde Park Terrace, Bayswater, with their family in 1901.
    8 Hyde Park St, London, England
    8 Hyde Park St, London, England
    photo 2009; after their marriage Pantaleon and Fanny Argenti lived at this address in Bayswater in 1881.
    1839 Map of Finsbury Circus, London, England
    1839 Map of Finsbury Circus, London, England
    Many Greek merchants traded from here. Pandely L Argenti worked out of 25 Finsbury Circus (before 1902)
    Fenchurch Street, Fenchurch Buildings, London, England
    Fenchurch Street, Fenchurch Buildings, London, England
    Theodore Pandia Ralli & Pandely Leonidas Argenti worked at 5 Fenchurch St. in 1899. In 2010 no. 4 and 5 housed an insurance company and a Turkish restaurant.
    Nicolas, Chiara and Quentin Argenti
    Pandely Leonidas Argenti is the children's great great grandfather; photo taken July 2012 London family gathering (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)

    Documents
    Philip L. Chryssoveloni, <i>Chios through the Ages</i> (Athens, 1937)
    Philip L. Chryssoveloni, Chios through the Ages (Athens, 1937)
    Pandely Leonidas Argenti is mentioned on page 42
    Mrs. M. A. Eumorfopoulos Trust
    Mrs. M. A. Eumorfopoulos Trust
    under the will of Mrs. Mimina J. Ralli; trustees L.E. Ralli & P.L. Argenti; legacies to Mr. N. Eumorfopoulos, Mrs. Despina Messinesi, Mrs. Maria Metaxas & Mrs. Mimina Scouloudi; residue to Mr. George Eumorfopoulos, Mr. Eustratios Eumorfopoulos, Mr. Nicolaos Eumorfopoulos, Mr. Stamatios Eumorfopoulos, Miss Elpiniki Eumorfopoulos & Miss Esmeralda Eumorfopoulos. See original document
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Register for burial plot no. 31135, no. 248, sq. 42
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Register for plot 33130, sq 43, no. 253-254 on Greek plan
    'Mrs. John Ralli's Estate'
    "Mrs. John Ralli's Estate"
    The Morning Post [London], 1 May 1900, p. 3.
    Ralli Bros London
    Ralli Bros London
    Company Label

    Headstones
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Pandely Leonidas Argenti family crypt
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Pandely Leonidas Argenti family crypt
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Pandely Leonidas Argenti family crypt
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Pandely Leonidas Argenti family crypt - stained glass
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    One mausoleum (foreground) provided temporary residence until the family tomb had been onstructed.

  • Sources 
    1. [S49] Χίος και Χίοι διά μέσου των αιώνων, Χρυσοβελόνης, Φίλιππος Λ [Philip L. Chryssoveloni], (digital document, originally published Athens,1937), 42.

    2. [S119] 1911 England Census.

    3. [S68] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 6, Jun 1974.
      Records of Baptisms from the Church of Our Saviour, 82-84 London Wall, City of London

    4. [S78] West Norwood Cemetery registers, London, England.

    5. [S82] UK National Probate Calendar Indexes, 1858-1966, 1973-1995.

    6. [S45] Ulysses in the Raj, Paul Byron Norris, (BACSA, 1992; ISBN 0907799469), 123.

    7. [S59] LA COMMUNAUTÉ GRECQUE À MARSEILLE, Michel Calapodis, (Paris:L'Harmattan (link)), 221, note 572; 212.

    8. [S68] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 12, Jul 1977.
      Marriages Celebrated at the Holy Wisdom (Saint Sophia) in Moscow Road, Bayswater [London]

    9. [S59] LA COMMUNAUTÉ GRECQUE À MARSEILLE, Michel Calapodis, (Paris:L'Harmattan (link)), 211ff.


  

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