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Emmanuel Antonios (Antonios) Mavrogordato[1]

Male 1830 - 1909  (79 years)


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  • Name Emmanuel Antonios (Antonios) Mavrogordato 
    Nickname Manoli 
    Born 1830  Greece Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 26 Aug 1909  Great Central Hotel, Marylebone Road, London UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • His estate of £415 3s. 11d. was administered by Eustratius Emmanuel Mavrogordato [his son]. [2]
    Buried 31 Aug 1909  Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • buried in plot 15263, sq 28, no. 5 on Greek plan,
      reg. pg. 14177, no. 42578 [3]
    Notes 
    • Along with Parasqueva Sechiari [possibly either Paraskeva (Ambrose) Sechiari or Paraskeva George Sechiari], Peter Pandia Rodocanachi, and Theodore Emanuel Schilizzi, operating out of 2 Bishopsgate Street, London, he was co-liquidator of the Archangel Marine Insurance Company Limited (London Gazette 31 Dec 1880, 18 Aug 1885.) E.A. Mavrogordato was co-liquidator of the Patent Anthracene Company Limited (London Gazette 11 Feb 1881, 16 Jan 1883, 4 Jan 1887). E.A. Mavrogordato, as chairman of The Alizarine and Anthracene Company Limited, initiated liquidation of the company (London Gazette 16 Jan 1883).
    • Emanuel Antonio Mavrogordato (for himself and as administrator of the estate of his father, Antonio Emanuel Mavrogordato was partners with Demetrio Nicolo Tamvaco, Christoforo Frangouli Pallachi*, Stefano Emanuel Micrulachi, Antonio Stefano Micrulachi*, Emanuel Micrulachi*, Demetrio Emanuel Micrulachi, Constantine Nicolo Tamvaco, his brother Demetrio Antonio Mavrogordato, George Nicolo Tamvaco and Frangouli Christoforo Pallachi as Merchants, at London, Manchester, and Marseilles, as Tamvaco, Micrulaehi, and Mavrogordato; at Liverpool, as D. A. Mavrogordato; at Calcutta, as Tamvaco and Company; at Constantinople, as George Nicolo Tamvaco--(*=retired on 10 Nov 1871) (London Gazette 16 Apr 1872). The firm was dissolved 31 Dec 1881 (London Gazette 10 Feb 1882).
    • Occupation: Merchant
    • Address, London: 1874, 56 Westbourne Terrace, Hyde Park; 1885, 19 Bishopsgate Street; at DOD 135 Edgware Road.
    • Two-thirds of a page in the legal journal describes his bankruptcy of 1885:

      "The property, of the debtor, which would become divisible amongst his creditors if. he were adjudged bankrupt, to vest in the Official Receiver as Trustee, who shall administer the same in like manner, as though the debtor had been adjudged bankrupt, and he had been, appointed, Trustee in the bankruptcy. Within fourteen days by the approval by the Court, Mr. Lucas Eustratios Ralli, of 25 Finabury Circus, London, to pay on behalf of the debtor to the Trustee the sum of 4,000. Upon payment of the said sum the Trustee to assign to Mr. Lucas Eustratios Ralli, or to whom he shall direct, all the estate, of the debtor set forth in his statement of affairs (except the leases which, are intended to be disclaimed, and also except the Director's fees payable to the debtor by the Cape of Good Hope Diamond Mining Company, and the Varna Railway Company, estimated as amounting together to 1,500). The Trustee to adminter the 4,000 when so paid (together with the said Director's fees) in the following manner: 1st, in payment of fees, costs, charges, and expenses; 2nd, in payment in full of all preferential debts in priority, to other debts; 3rd, in distributing the. balance in payment of. one or more dividends to the unsecured creditors who may prove debts to the satisfaction of the Official Receiver. The scheme to be accepted, by the creditors in full satisfaction of their claims and demands against the debtor, and the approval by the Court to operate as a discharge to the said debtor. The Receiving Order is rescinded." Payments of 2s/ and 5 1/2d per pound. (London Gazette 3 Mar1885, 13 Mar 1885, 29 May 1885, 3 Jul 1885, 11 Aug 1885, 12 Feb 1886, 8 Mar 1887, 14 Jun 1889). [4]
    • Emanuel Antonio Mavrogordato, London, was on the Board of Directors of the Archangel Marine Insurance Company (Limited) (The Pall Mall Gazette, 8 Jul 1873).
    • The 1871 England Census reports the household living at 56 Westbourne Terrace, Paddington, London: Emmanuel Mavrogordato, head, 41, East India general merchant, born Constantinople; wife Despina, 35, born Manchester; children Antonio, 14; Julia, 12; Marigio, 6; Eustratiaus, 1, all born Paddington, and 6 domestic servants.
    • E.A. Mavrogordato is listed among a delegation which met with Lord Derby of the Foreign Office to discuss the British role in and the threat to Greek merchants' interests due to strife between Greece and Turkey (The Times [London], 6 Feb 1878).
    • 16 May 1856: Emmanuel A. Mavrogordato, 26, married, born Constantinople, merchant, swore allegiance to the Greek government at the town hall, Ermoupolis, Syros.
    • 1891 England census: 30 Connaught Square, London, household headed by Emmanuel Mavogordato, widower, 61, retired merchant, b. Greece, and son Eustratius, 21, student at Oxford, b. London; and 2 servants.
    • 1881 England census: 56 Westbourne Terrace, London, household headed by Emmanuel A. Mavrogordato, 51, East India merchant, b. Turkey; wife Despina, 45, b. Manchester; daughters Julia, 22, b. London; Marigo, 16, b. Brighton, Sussex; son Antonio, 7, b. London; mother Julia, 74, interest on money, Turkey; & 14 servants.
    • Emmanuel A. Mavrogordato, 37 Threadneedle St., London, is listed among the 96 Greek members of the Baltic Exchange 1860-69, along with Antonio E. Mavrogordato, Demetrius Mavrogordato, and Aristides and Stephanos Xenos, all at the same address.
    • Law case 1869: London v Micrulachi. Defendants: [.] Jamvaco Micrulachi (abroad), Antonio E Mavrogordato and Emanuel Antonio Mavrogordato. [5]
    • He is referred to as one of four prominent Mavrogordato merchants, with connections to the Ralli family by marriage. [6]
    • Emanuel Mavrogordato [30 Connaught Square] appears on the 1890, [as Emanuel Antonio] 1895, 1896 UK electoral register, Paddington South parliamentary division, Westminster county/borough.
    Person ID I355  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 25 Mar 2015 

    Family Despina (Eustratius) Ralli,   b. 1835, Manchester, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 1885, Davos, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Married 01 Mar 1856  Chapel of Our Saviour, Finsbury Circus, City of London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • This union is cited in a list of 17 marriage alliances that connected Ralli Bros employees in India with the Rallis through intermarriage. [7]
    • Witnesses/Sponsors: S. Mavrogordato & C. Ralli; Narkissos Morphinos presiding; entry 30 [8]
    Children 
     1. Marigo (Emmanuel) Mavrogordato,   b. 23 Nov 1864, Brighton, Sussex, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Jul 1924, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
    Last Modified 13 Dec 2010 
    Family ID F145  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1830 - Greece Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 01 Mar 1856 - Chapel of Our Saviour, Finsbury Circus, City of London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Aug 1909 - Great Central Hotel, Marylebone Road, London UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 31 Aug 1909 - Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England UK Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos Family Reunion -- London 2008
    Hanging in the St Sophia parish house, surrounded by his 4th cousins 4/5 times removed; (lt to rt) Edward Jones, Jane Mavrogordato Jones, Mark Mavrogordato, Anthony Mavrogordato, Sophie Mavrogordato, and Alice Mavrogordato; photo by Parker Agelasto (his 9th cousin, 3x removed). (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    Emmanuel (Antonios) Mavrogordato
    Emmanuel (Antonios) Mavrogordato
    56 Westbourne Terrace, Bayswater, London, England
    56 Westbourne Terrace, Bayswater, London, England
    Marigo E. Mavrgordato lived at this address with her parents in 1871; photo 2009.
    56 Westbourne Terrace, Bayswater, London, England
    56 Westbourne Terrace, Bayswater, London, England
    detail
    Bishopsgate Street, London, England
    Bishopsgate Street, London, England
    One of The City's main commercial streets. He gave his address as 19 Bishopsgate Street (1885).
    The Bishopsgate Tower, 22-24 Bishopsgate Street, London, England
    Architects' rendering; nicknamed "The Pinnacle" and scheduled for completion in 2012, it is the latest addition to the commercial neighborhood. (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    2012 London reunion
    The church kindly provided us a snack in the meeting room. Among the portraits is one of Emmanuel Antonios Mavrogordato, a famous merchant. Anthony and Jane are the 4th cousins 4 times removed of this man; photo taken July 2012 London family gathering. (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)

    Documents
    Greek merchants' delegation with Lord Derby
    Greek merchants' delegation with Lord Derby
    The Times (London) 6 Feb 1878)
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Register for plot 15263, sq 28, no. 5 on Greek plan
    Emanuel Antonio Mavrogordato 1909 Probate
    Emanuel Antonio Mavrogordato 1909 Probate
    Ralli Bros London
    Ralli Bros London
    Company Label

    Headstones
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Emmanuel Ant. Mavrogordato family tomb, including Marigo Negroponte, d. 1924 age 58; Eustratius Emanuel Mavrogordato (1870 - 1946) & Elsie Josephine Mavrogordato (1874-1958)

  • Sources 
    1. [S25] Greek State Archives (Syros).
      #8402 Registry of Oaths of Allegiance

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

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

    4. [S68] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 29, Dec 1977.
      Records of Bankruptcy 1851-1900

    5. [S73] UK National Archives.
      C 16/583/L116

    6. [S79] The Greeks of Odessa, John Athanasios Mazis, (2004: East European Monographs, Boulder/Columbia University Press, New York ), 41.

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

    8. [S68] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 12, Feb 1977.
      Records of Marriages from the Church of Our Saviour [London]


  

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