Maria (Ioannis) Negroponte[1, 2, 3, 4]

Female 1881 - 1961  (80 years)


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  • Name Maria (Ioannis) Negroponte 
    Nickname Mary 
    Born 26 Nov 1881  Manchester, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The birth of Marie Negroponte was registered Oct-Nov-Dec 1881, Salford, Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Volume: 8d, Page: 72. Certificate not examined.
    • Argenti says, incorrectly, 1882.
    Christened 11 Feb 1882  Manchester, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • At home; entry: 483(277)/149; Godparent Augustus C. Agelasto; priest: Vasilios Moros, Presbyter: M. Oeconomos. [5]
    Gender Female 
    Died 29 Nov 1961  Ditchling, Sussex, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Miss Marie Negroponte of Ditchling, Sussex, left an estate valued at 40, 638 gross, 40,169 net (duty paid 8,522)(The Times [London] 9 Mar 1962, p 17).
    • Marie Negroponte, of Merrymay Cottage, Lewes Road, Ditchling, Sussex, spinster, died 29 Nov 1961. Handling the estate was Bircham & Co., 46 Parliament Street, London S.W..1. Slicitors. (Charles Victor Sharman.) (London Gazette 13 Mar 1962).
    Notes 
    • She continued to live in her parents' house at 3 The Grange, Wimbleton Common, after they died.
    • She took a number of pleasure cruises, often accompanied [noted below with *] by her friend Miss Joan Ralli, Parkside Wonersh, Surrey / 8 Walton Place, London, S.W.3. Marie's age as reported on the ship's manifest varied, indicating she was born in various years: 1888, 1891, 1898, 1904, or 1911. The trips included: Genoa, Italy to Southampton, England, on the Jan Pieterszoon Coen arriving 20 Sep 1930*; Genoa to Southampton on the Pieter Corneliszoon Hooft, 15 Sep 1931*; Las Palmas, Canary Islands to London on the Highland Brigade, 15 Sep 1932*; Toulon, France to Tilbury, England on the Otranto, 11 Apr 1934*; Naples, Italy to Southampton on the Oronsay, 24 Mar 1938.
    • Her parents gave a ball in her honor in 1900, the year of her debut in society ("Mrs. Negroponte's Ball," Manchester Times, 12 Jan 1900). "Miss Negroponte, who assisted her mother most indefatigably in the duties of introducing, looked most chic in her debutante's lovely gown of white satin, veiled in soft ? net...She wore a pearly necklace and diamond pendant, and carried a lovely bouquet of white carnations and lilies of the valley". The skirt was vandyked in rows of ? satin ribbon, and was finished with three tiny ? of ruched chiffon, while the corsage was trimmed in a like way, and had a smart white satin bow in ? the end of which swathed the back and then fastened in front. One sleeve waqs composed of dainty ? pearl roses.
    • She attended The Manchester Assembly on 23 Jan 1900. She "was smart in white tulle over white satin, and white, of course, seldom looks better than when worn by pretty debutantes" Manchester Times 26 Jan 1900.
    • She was a bridesmaid at the 1 Jan 1891 marriage of her uncle, John T. Petrocochino.
    • Residence: 1916, Enville Cottage, Green Walk, Bowdon, Chester, England.
    • 1911 England census for Norcliffe Broughton Park Manchester, household headed by J A Negroponte, 67, b. Constantinople, Turkey, married 30 years, one child, one living, Greek; shipper of cotton goods to India; wife Esmeralda, 51, b. Bradford, Yorkshire; daughter Marie, 29, single, b. Manchester, Lancashire; 5 servants.
    • The 1939 England and Wales Register for the address 3 The Grange, Wimbledon, Surrey, lists Marie Negroponte, single, b. 26 Nov 1881, Private Means.
    Person ID I1190  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 6 Dec 2021 

    Father John (Ambrosios) Negroponte,   b. 29 May 1844, Constantinople/Istanbul, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1918, Torbay Hotel, Torquay, Devon, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Smaragda (Themistocles) Petrocochino,   b. 01 Apr 1860, Bradford, Yorkshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 May 1929, 3 The Grange, Wimbleton Common, Wimbledon, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 08 Jan 1881  Higher Broughton, Salford, Greater Manchester, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Entry: 472/146; Sponsor: Augustus C. Agelasto; witnesses: N.G. Paspatti, J.C. Zifinidi; priest: Vasilios Moros, Presbyter: M. Oeconomos. [6]
    • Marriage notice appeared in the The Pall Mall Gazette (London) 10 Jan 1881.
    • The marriage of John Ambrose Negroponte was registered Jan-Feb-Mar 1881, Salford, Greater Manchester, Lancashire, volume 8d, page: 135.
    Notes 
    • Marriage Settlement dated 31 Dec 1880. Subject of litigation, Jan 1916. 10,000 had been loaned to the firm A Agelasto & Co. by her father, Themistocles Pandia Anthony Petrocokino and Andrea Pandia Scaramanga, secured by a promissory note, dated 11 Mar 1887, subject to the trusts of the Indenture of Settlement. [7]
    Documents
    Litigation involving Negroponte-Petrocochino Indenture of Settlement
    Litigation involving Negroponte-Petrocochino Indenture of Settlement
    1916 Letter no. 4
    Family ID F503  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Nov 1881 - Manchester, Lancashire, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 11 Feb 1882 - Manchester, Lancashire, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 Nov 1961 - Ditchling, Sussex, England UK Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Upper Park Road, Higher Broughton, Manchester, England
    Upper Park Road, Higher Broughton, Manchester, England
    photo 2009; during the first quarter of the past century 'The Limes' and 'Norcliffe' were on the east side of the road, between Leicester Rd and Park Lane.

    Documents
    Marie Negroponte 1962 probate
    Marie Negroponte 1962 probate

  • Sources 
    1. [S1] Argenti 1955, Philip P. Argenti, (London Oxford University Press).
      Included in Philip Argenti's Negroponte family tree, number 289.

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

    3. [S119] 1911 England Census.

    4. [S124] 1939 England and Wales Register.

    5. [S68] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 10, May 1996.
      Baptism-No:0379

    6. [S68] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 10, May 1996.
      Marriage-No:0051

    7. [S73] UK National Archives.
      PL 31/622