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Alexander Pandia (Pandia) Petrocochino

Male 1814 - 1900  (86 years)


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  • Name Alexander Pandia (Pandia) Petrocochino 
    Born 1814  Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 01 Jan 1900  London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • His will was proved on 6 Feb 1900 by Emmanuel Michel Rodocanachi, John Michel Zarifi and Pandia Eustratio Petrocochino (London Gazette 16 Feb 1900).
    Buried 04 Jan 1900  Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • register entry A26555
    • Ant Paysachi [Paraschis] presiding [2]
    • burial plot no. 14382, sq 28, no. 47 on Greek plan, reg. pg. 12174, no. 26555 [3]
    Notes 
    • A.P. Petrocochino is listed as a contributor toward the building of the Church of Aghia Sophia, London, January 1881.
    • A. P. Petrocochino was the attorney for the partnership, dissolved 31 Dec 1856, including Eustratio Pandia Petrocochino, Marius Constantine Caralli, Zanni Demetrius Caralli and Themistocles Pantaleone Petrocochino as merchants at Malta and Constantinople, under the firm of Petrocochino and Co., at Rio de Janeiro, under ihe firm of T. Petrocochino and Co.,and in London, under the name or firm of A. P. Petrocochino.
    • Alexander Petrocochino was in partnership with John Demetrius Caralli [possibly Jean Caralli](until he retired on 14 Jun 1865), John Alexander Petrocochino and Demetrius Petrocochino [possibly Dimitrios (Emmanuel) Petrocochino, Dimitrios (Michael) Petrocochino or Dimitrios (Nicolas) Petrocochino]as Merchants, at Liverpool, under the firm of John Petrocochino and Co., and at Alexandria, under the firm of D. and A. Petrocochino and Co. (London Gazette18 Aug 1865).
    • He was a partner in the Imperial Bank Limited (London Gazette 27 Feb 1863, 25 Feb 1865, 28 Feb 1866, 27 Feb 1867, 27 Feb 1868, 25 Feb 1869, 26 Feb 1870, 25 Feb 1871, 29 Feb 1872, 27 Feb 1873, 28 Feb 1874, 27 Feb 1875, 26 Feb 1876, 28 Feb 1877, 27 Feb 1878, 26 Feb 1879, 25 Feb 1880).
    • Business address: 1879, 29 Finsbury Circus, London (London Gazette 26 Feb 1879).
    • Occupation: merchant.
    • Residence: at DOD 56 Cleveland Square, London, England.
    • A.P. Petrocochino was in partnership with M. E. Rodocanachi, Paul E. Rodocanachi, Theodore Em. Rodocanachi, Georges M. Mavrogordato [possibly Zorzis (Matheios) Mavrogordato], Pandely Rodocanachi, Pericles Th. Rodocanachi, Nicholas M. Mavrogordato, N.A. Scanavi and P. Rodocanachi, as Merchants, at Odessa under the firm of Theodore Paul Rodocanachi, at Rostoff under the firm of Nicholas A. Scanavi, at Marseilles under the firm of Paul and Theodore Rodocanachi, at Leghorn under the firm of Rodocanachi, Sons, and Co., at Paris under the firm of P. Rodocanachi, and at London under the firm of Rodocanachi, Sons, and Co., until it was dissolved 12 May 1880 (London Gazette 14 May 1880).
    • Alex. Paudia (sic) Petrocochino, esq., Finsbury Circus, London invested in the Alliance Bank of London and Liverpool (Limited) (London Gazette 27 Feb 1863).
    • Alexander P. Petrocochino was listed as a member of the Baltic Exchange, 1886 (Harlaftis, A History of Greek-owned Shipping, p. 58). Alexander P. Petrocochino (and John A. Petrocochino), 20 Finsbury Circus, London, is listed among the 96 Greek members of the Baltic Exchange 1860-69.
    • The 1851 British Census reports the family living at 1 South Place, Finsbury, London: A. Petrocochino, head, 37, general merchant; his wife Aurora, 32, both born Chios; children, Pandia, 9, born Malta; John, 7; Marietta, 5, both born London; two servants and a visitor, Mary Sevastopoulos, 60, married, merchant's wife, born Chios.
    • A.P. Petrocochino 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).
    • 1881 England census: 56 Cleveland Square, London, household headed by Alexander Petrocochino, 66, retired merchant, naturalized British subject; wife Viero, 62, both b. Chios; nephew Pandia [Eustratius] Petrocochino, 38, unmarried, agent b. Malta; & 4 servants.
    • Among 130 members of London's 'Greek Colony' who attended a dinner in honor of Greece's former Prime Minister, M. Tricoupis, including J.M. Agelasto, Stephen A. Ralli, M. Zarifi, Constantine A. Ionides, P. Vagliano, E. Petrocochino, M.E. Rodocanachi, A.S. Rosetto, J. Bolli, F.H. Zarifi, L. Lambriandi [perhaps Leonidas Lambrinudi], D. Ancelotti, M. Ziffo [perhaps Miliades L. Ziffo], Alex. Constantinidi, P. Paspatti, N. Raftspulo, The. Burlumi, D. Constantinidi, L. Calvocoressi, A. Vagliano, A.J.C. Ralli, A.C. Ionides, D. Cavafy, D.S. Schilizzi, M. Spartali, and J.D. Loverdo ([London] Observer, 11 Oct 1885).
    • 1848/9: A.P. Petrocochino was a church warden in the Greek Chapel in Finsbury Circus, London. [4]
    • Alexandros P. Petrocochino, 22, b. Chios, unmarried, having arrived Syros 1829, merchant, swore allegiance to the Greek state on 13 May 1836 at the town hall, Ermoupolis. [5]
    • UK Naturalisation: Alexander Pandia Petrocochino, Greece, 11 Jul 1868, certificate 5838 [6, 7]
    • Alexander Paudia Petrocochino, merchant, for Salvatore Gatt, in a case pending in Malta [8]
    • He is mentioned as one of three Petrocochino merchants among the Greek commercial network. [9]
    • Alexander Pandia Petrocochino [56 Cleveland Square] appears on the 1890, 1895, 1896 electoral register Paddington South parliamentary division, Westminster county/borough; [29 Finsbury Circus; abode - 56 Cleveland Square, Hyde Park] 1891 London/City of London; [70 Parliament Hill] 1903 Hampstead/Camden.
    Person ID I1404  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2012 

    Family Vierouka (Alexander) Sevastopoulos,   b. 1816, Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jun 1895, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Children 
     1. Marietta (Alexander) Petrocochino,   b. 28 Oct 1845, [London], England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1874, Cleveland Lodge, Oakhill Park, Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)
    Last Modified 25 Oct 2007 
    Family ID F595  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1814 - Chios, Greece Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 01 Jan 1900 - London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 04 Jan 1900 - Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England UK Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    56 Cleveland Square, London, England
    56 Cleveland Square, London, England
    Alexander P. and Viero Petrocochino lived at 56 Cleveland Square at least until his death in 1900; photo 2009.
    view of Cleveland Square, London, England
    view of Cleveland Square, London, England
    photo 2009
    1839 Map of Finsbury Circus, London, England
    1839 Map of Finsbury Circus, London, England
    Many Greek merchants traded from here. A P Petrocochino was a church warden in the Greek Chapel in Finsbury Circus, while his business address was 29 Finsbury Circus (1879)
    1839 Map of Finsbury Circus, London, England
    1839 Map of Finsbury Circus, London, England
    Many Greek merchants traded from here. Alexander P Petrocochino and his family lived at 1 South Place, Finsbury (1851)
    1 South Place, London, England
    1 South Place, London, England
    photo 2009; Finsbury Circus rebuilt

    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 14382
    Alexander Pandia Petrocochino 1900 probate
    Alexander Pandia Petrocochino 1900 probate

    Headstones
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Alexander Pandia Petrocochino (1814-1900); photo by Parker Agelasto. His wife is here also.

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

    2. [S68] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 4, Aug 1977.
      Records of Burials at West Norwood Cemetery

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

    4. [S45] Ulysses in the Raj, Paul Byron Norris, (BACSA, 1992; ISBN 0907799469), 125.

    5. [S25] Greek State Archives (Syros).

    6. [S68] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 26, Dec 1976.
      Greeks Naturalised in Britain 1801-1900

    7. [S73] UK National Archives.
      HO 1/150/5838

    8. [S73] UK National Archives.
      J 117/87

    9. [S79] The Greeks of Odessa, John Athanasios Mazis, (2004: East European Monographs, Boulder/Columbia University Press, New York ), 42.


  

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