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Pantaleon (John) Agelasto[1, 2]

Male 1867 - 1936  (69 years)


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  • Name Pantaleon (John) Agelasto 
    • Or Panteleon or Pandoleon [baptism record]
    Nickname Pandely 
    Born 20 Jan 1867  London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 30 Mar 1867  Church of Our Saviour, London Wall, City of London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Michael P Agelasto [3]
    Gender Male 
    Died 07 Dec 1936  12 Exmoor St, Kensingston, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Death notice in The Times [London], 8 Dec 1936.
    • Estate valued at £299 16s 10d, administered at London 2 Jan 1937, went to widow. [4]
    Cremated West Norwood Cemetery, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Ashes in the West Norwood crematorium.
    Notes 
    • Residence: 1910-1914, 89 Campden Hill Court, Kensington W, London; 1919, 12 Courthope Road, Wimbledon, Surrey, England; 1921, 5 Palace Gardens Terrace, Campden Hill, W8; 1923-1924, 10 Albert Place, Victoria Road, Kensington, W8; 1936, 28 Pembridge Gardens, Bayswater, Middlesex.
    • Military: (1) Apparently he is the Agelasto whose rifle accidentally went off and shot a woman on 30 Jun 1890 (The Times of India, 7 Jul 1890). The story was repeated in "From the Times Archives" (The Times of India, 10 Sep 1992); (2); PJ Agelasto served in the Sind Volunteer Rifle Corps, India, promoted from 2nd Lt. to Lt. (The Times of India, 4 May 1894); (3) P.J. Agelasto, Sind Vols resigns his commission, 9 May 1896, "Gazette of India" in The Friend of India & Statesman [Calcutta, India], 13 May 1896, p. 21.
    • Occupation: Jan 1911, Banker, Rodocanachi Sons & Co., Bankers & Steamship managers, 129 Palmerston House, Old Broad St, London. At that time Emmanuel Peter Rodocanachi left the eponymous firm, which would now be run by Emmanuel Michel Rodocanachi, Pandely John Agelasto, George Pandely Sachiari and from 1921 John Emmanuel Rodocanachi. In 1926 the partnership continued with only Pandely John Agelasto & George Pandely Sechiari, as the Rodocanachis departed. Several other partners come and go. A petition for bankruptcy was filed 23 Nov 1929. An order of discharge dated 14 Oct 1931 was suspended until 14 Oct 1933. A dividend notice 8 June 1933 paid 1s 4 3/4d on the pound. [5]
    • 1871 England census: 22 Pembridge Crescent household headed by J M Agelasto, 35, merchant, b. Syros, Greece; wife Aglaia, 29, b. Marseille; sons Michel, 5; Pendley, 4; daughters Katherine, 3; Mary, 2 mos., Alexandra, 11 months; all b. London; father Michael P., 68, retired merchant; mother Marie M., 57, both b. Chios [Scio, Turkey]; & 6 servants.
    • 1881 England census: 22 Pembridge Crescent household headed by John M Agelasto, 45, widower, stock and share agent, b. Greece; sons Michel, 15; Pendley, 14; daughters Katherine, 13; Mary, 12; Alexandra, 10; Christine, 9; and Lucy, 6; all b. London; & 6 servants.
    • 1911 England census for the household at 89 Campden Hill Court, Kensington W, London, headed by Pandely John Agelasto, 44, b. London; married 11 years, two children born, both still living; banker; wife Marie Hypatia, 41, b. New York; Aglaia; Christine, 10; Hypatia Marie, 9, both b. British India; 7 servants.
    • In 1906, member of the Baltic Exchange, representing Rodocanachi Sons & Co. Palmerston House, Old Broad Street, London Ec2. In 1913 listed as a member of the Baltic Exchange. In 1919 listed as a director of a new company, Improved Chilling & transport (Ltd), stock owners and breeders (The Times [London], 11 Jul 1919].
    • He was the co-executor of his father's estate, along with Emmanuel Michel Rodocanachi, his sister's husband.
    • He signed a petition against the the dumping of books (The Times [London], 10 Dec 1906) and wrote letters to the editor of The Times [London] on alternate routes for the underground (12 Oct 1910) and the shortage of domestic servants (25 Oct 1924).
    • He attended Philip Argenti's League of Nations Union meeting (The Times [London], 25 Mar 1936] and a memorial service for M. Venizelos (The Times [London], 30 Mar 1936]
    • A full column announcement in The Daily Mirror [London], 10 May 1928, reported a share issue of The Standard Carpet Co., in which P.J. Agelasto was one of seven directors. His affiliation is his partnership in Rodocanachi Sons Co. G.M. Mavrogordato, partner in P P Rodocanachi & Co., was also a partner.
    • He attended a memorial service for M. Venizelos at St. Sophia, London, on 28 March 1936.
    • Pandely John Agelasto [129 Palmerston House; abode: 10 Albert Place, Victoria Rd., Kensington W8] appears on the 1920, 1921, 1923, 1924, 1926, 1927, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1935, 1936 electoral register London parliamentary division, City of London/borough electoral lists, Great Britain; 1929, 1930 Kensington/Kensington and Chelsea.
    Person ID I180  Agelasto
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2020 

    Father John Michael (Michael) Agelasto,   b. 14 Sep 1835, Syros, Cyclades Islands, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Nov 1919, 25 Landsdowne Road, Holland Park, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Aglaïa (Ioannis) Baltazzi,   b. 23 Nov 1841, rue [Deuxieme] Calade 18 [38?], Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Dec 1877, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years) 
    Married 01 Mar 1862  Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Witnesses at their wedding included George Petrocochino, 73, merchant, her maternal grandfather; Alexandre Doruiario; Michel Parembli, 46, her uncle, allees du Capucines 8; and Stamatios Nicolas Frangopoulos, his brother-in-law.
    Documents
    John Michael Agelasto - Aglaia Baltazzi marriage certificate
    John Michael Agelasto - Aglaia Baltazzi marriage certificate
    Family ID F62  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Maria Hypatia (Thomas) Zizinia,   b. 01 Oct 1869, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1941, Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 07 Dec 1899  St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Marriage Witnesses: Loukia D. Irelinopoulou and G. M. Sevastopoulos; A. Paraschis presiding; entry 216. [6]
    • Marriage announcement appeared in The Times (London), 8 Dec 1899, p 1.
    Notes 
    • Their marriage is cited as an example of the close relationship between business relations and marriage alliances. [7]
    Children 
     1. Aglaia Christine (Pantaleon) Agelasto,   b. 28 Nov 1900, Karachi, British India Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1936  (Age 36 years)
     2. Hypatia Marie (Pantaleon) Agelasto,   b. 13 Feb 1902, Karachi, British India Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Aug 1988, Poole, Dorset, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    Last Modified 18 Aug 2011 
    Family ID F101  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Jan 1867 - London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 30 Mar 1867 - Church of Our Saviour, London Wall, City of London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 07 Dec 1899 - St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 07 Dec 1936 - 12 Exmoor St, Kensingston, London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCremated - - West Norwood Cemetery, London, England UK Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Photos
    28 Pembridge Gardens, Bayswater, Middlesex, London, England
    28 Pembridge Gardens, Bayswater, Middlesex, London, England
    The 1936 residence of Pantaleon John and Maria Agelasto, probably with their adult, unmarried daughters, Cookie and Bobbie.
    5 Palace Gardens Terrace, W8, London, England
    5 Palace Gardens Terrace, W8, London, England
    photo 2009; The 1921 Campden Hill residence of the Pandely J Agelasto family.
    Palace Gardens Terrace, W8, London, England
    Palace Gardens Terrace, W8, London, England
    view of the street; photo 2009
    10 Albert Place, London, England
    10 Albert Place, London, England
    photo 2009; Pandely John Agelasto lived at this address with his family in 1923-24.
    6 Albert Place, London, England
    10 Albert Place, London, England
    photo 2009; street view
     <a href='http://www.stchl.co.uk/'>St Charles Hospital</a>, Exmoor St, London, England
    St Charles Hospital, Exmoor St, London, England
    photo 2009; the hospital occupies the entire block. Pandely J Agelasto died at 12 Exmoor St, Kensingston in 1936.
    Courthope Rd, Merton, London SW19, England
    Courthope Rd, Merton, London SW19, England
    photo 2009; the Pandely Agelasto family lived at 12 Courthope Rd, Wimbledon in 1919.
    Tower 42, 25 Old Broad Street, London, England
    Tower 42, 25 Old Broad Street, London, England
    photo on its wiki website, which says that Palmerston House, 51-55 Broad Street, was one of the buildings that used to occupy this plot..."a building that survived from the 19th century, through both world wars. It was named after the Third Viscount Palmerston."
    WWII bomb damaged to Old Broad Street, London, England
    WWII bomb damaged to Old Broad Street, London, England
    "A bomb fell on the vacant site between Palmerston House (no.34) and the Bank of Taiwan (nos.40-41) 3.44pm 15th July 1944," according to the City of London website. Earlier Rodocanachi Sons & Co. had had its offices in Suite 129 (1905-1925).
    WWII bomb damage to Old Broad Street, London, England
    WWII bomb damage to Old Broad Street, London, England
    Palmerston House is on the right.
    Pandely and Maria Agelasto and family
    Pandely and Maria Agelasto and family
    Pandely John Agelasto and (probably) his sister Lucy (standing), his wife Marie Zizinia is seated. The two children were known as "Cookie," the elder, and "Bobbie." Karachi, 1902. Photo courtesy Junie Prewitt, Marie Zizinia Agelasto's great-great-niece.
    The Pandely John Agelasto family with household staff in Karachi, British India, Dec. 1902.
    The Pandely John Agelasto family with household staff in Karachi, British India, Dec. 1902.
    He holds Cookie; his wife Maria holds Bobbie. Photo courtesy Junie Prewitt, Marie Zizinia Agelasto's great-great-niece.
    The Pandely John Agelasto family with household staff in India (reverse).
    The Pandely John Agelasto family with household staff in India (reverse).
    Photo courtesy Junie Prewitt, Marie Zizinia Agelasto's great-great-niece.

    Documents
    John Michael Agelasto probate
    John Michael Agelasto probate
    London Gazette 13 Jan 1920
    Pandely John Agelasto - Rodocanachi & Sons
    Pandely John Agelasto - Rodocanachi & Sons
    London Gazette 26 Nov 1929
    Pandely John Agelasto - Rodocanachi & Sons bankruptcy
    Pandely John Agelasto - Rodocanachi & Sons bankruptcy
    London Gazette 13 Nov 1931
    Pandely John Agelasto - Rodocanachi & Sons
    Pandely John Agelasto - Rodocanachi & Sons
    London Gazette 21 Jul 1933
    Pantaleon (John) Agelasto baptism - St Sophia collection
    Pantaleon (John) Agelasto baptism - St Sophia collection
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Register for plot 8641
    Pandely John Agelasto 1937 probate
    Pandely John Agelasto 1937 probate
    Agelasto shoots party-goer (accidentally)
    Agelasto shoots party-goer (accidentally)
    "Mr. Agelasto was loading a rifle, and in closing the breech, the charge exploded, sending a bullet completely through Miss R. Lambert's leg." (The Times of India, 7 Jul 1890, first reported on the Sind Gazette).
    G Agelasto house sale, 1898, India
    G Agelasto house sale, 1898, India
    Mr. G. Agelasto's [likely PJ Agelasto, who was heading back to England and marriage] furniture sale, Highfield Ridge, Malabar Hill [Bombay] (The Times of India, 21 Feb 1898).
    'From the <i>Times</i> Archives'
    "From the Times Archives"
    The Times of India, 10 Sep 1992

    Headstones
    P. J. Agelasto urn
    P. J. Agelasto urn
    West Norwood Columbarium

  • Sources 
    1. [S119] Argenti 1955, Philip P. Argenti, (London Oxford University Press).
      Included in Philip Argenti's Agelasto family tree, number 180.

    2. [S124] 1911 England Census.

    3. [S86] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 12, Jun 1975.
      Records of Baptisms from the Church of Our Saviour, 82-84 London Wall, City of London

    4. [S107] UK National Probate Calendar Indexes, 1858-1966, 1973-1995.

    5. [S94] UK National Archives.
      B 9/1115; B 9/1114; B 9/1113

    6. [S86] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 12, Aug 1983.
      Marriages Celebrated at the Holy Wisdom (Saint Sophia) in Moscow Road, Bayswater [London]

    7. [S99] LA COMMUNAUTÉ GRECQUE À MARSEILLE, Michel Calapodis, (L'Harmattan (link)), 205.


  

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