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Capt. John Anthony William (Ioannis) Petrocochino/Petro[1, 2, 3, 4]

Male 1895 - 1962  (66 years)


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  • Name John Anthony William (Ioannis) Petrocochino/Petro 
    • Officially known as Petro, his father having changed his own name thus. Served in the Royal Field Artillery in WWl, France 1914-17 , War Office 1917-19, retired 1926. (Christopher Long)
    Title Capt.  
    Nickname Tony 
    Birth 09 May 1895  Manchester, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 9 May 1893 according to the 1939 England Register
    Gender Male 
    Death 18 Feb 1962  143 Exeter Road, Exmouth, Devon, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Residence, England: Haselbury Wing, Nr Crewkerne, Somerset; at DOD flat 2, Alexandra House, 26 Alexandra Terrace, Exmouth, Devon.
    • Education: Harrow. Jesus College, Cambridge.
    • Occupation: company director, as listed as administrator of his father's estate.
    • 1901 England census: 76 Cromwell Road, Kensington, London household headed by John T Petro, 35, living on own means, b. Bradford, Yorkshire; wife Alice, 35, b. Salford, Lancashire; daughter Violet A, 9, b. Bowden, Cheshire; son John A W, 5, b Prestwich, Lancashire; & 7 servants.
    • John William Harcourt Petrocochino [23 Linden Gardens] appears on the 1936, 1937 electoral register, Kensington parliamentary division, Kensington and Chelsea county/borough; 1939 Kensington North/Kensington and Chelsea; 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949 as John W H Petrocochino, Kensington/Kensington and Chelsea. Elizabeth R. Petrocochino at the same address 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949.
    • 1911 England census reports John Anthony William Petro, 15, b. Prestwick, Lancashire, pupil and boarder, Harrow School, 15 High Street, The Park, Harrow-On-The-Hill, Middlesex.
    • The 1939 England and Wales Register for the address York Lodge - off Berry Head Road, Brixham, Devon, lists John A W Petro, b. 9 May 1893, Captain Royal Artillery Retired; wife Martha M Petro, b. 14 May 1882, Unpaid Domestic Duties.
    Person ID I1923  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 21 Dec 2021 

    Father Ioannis Themistocles (Themistocles) Petrocochino/Petro,   b. 03 May 1866, Bradford, Yorkshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 28 May 1937, Claridge's Hotel, Brook St., London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Alice (William) Mather,   b. 18 Jul 1866, Manchester, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 24 Mar 1940, South Eden, Paignton, Devon, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 73 years) 
    Marriage 01 Jan 1891  St Mary's Church, Prestwich, Greater Manchester, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Entry: 613/179; Sponsor: John A. Negroponte; witnesses: Themistocles P. Petrocochino and William Mather; Archimandrite Eustathios Metallinos. [5]
    • "The Marriage of Miss Mather," The Manchester Guardian, 2 Jan 1891, p 5. Ambrose Petrocochino, best man; Norman Reid & J.S. Frangopulo groomsmen.
    • Rev. Stanley Swinburne, vicar and Rev. W. T. Jones, rector, St. Margaret Church, Prestwich, presiding.
    • Argenti says 01 Jan 1891
    • According to the parish register on-line citing source as LDS Film 2356230: 1 Jan 1891 St Mary the Virgin, Prestwich, Lancs.; John Themistocles Petrocokino, 24, Merchant, Bachelor, of Sedgeley House, Prestwich; Alice Mather, 25, Spinster of Wood Hill, Prestwich; Groom's Father: Pandia Themistocles Petrocokino, Merchant; Bride's Father: William Mather, Engineer; Witness: William Mather; T. R. Petrocokino; Married by Licence by: Stanley Swinburne; page 158, entry 315. [6]
    • The engagement notice of her son suggests she remarried as a widow to become Mrs. Paul Stanley.
    Documents
    <i>Manchester Guardian</i> wedding coverage
    Manchester Guardian wedding coverage
    Family ID F824  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mildred Mary (Frederick) Bullivant,   b. spr 1893, Beckenham, Kent, England UK Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 10 Nov 1963, Royal Hospital, Richmond, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 70 years) 
    Marriage 1921  London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • John A W Petro and Mildred M Bullivant registered their marriage Jan-Feb-Mar 1921, St Martin, London, v 1a, p 1074.
    Divorce Bef 1939 
    Notes 
    • This union identified by Argenti.
    • Apparently her second marriage. The marriage between Walter D. Marcuse and Mildred M. Bullivant was registered Jan-Feb-Mar 1915, St George Hanover Square, London, v. 1a, p. 856.
    • An engagement announcement appeared in The Times [London] to Ruth Marguerite Simpson, youngest daughter of the late Mr. C. R. Simpson and of Mrs. Simpson, of 41 Clarewood Court, Seymour Place, W1, London.
    Documents
    Petrocochino-Simpson engagement
    Petrocochino-Simpson engagement
    The Times [London], 3 Jul 1942
    Family ID F825  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 18 Dec 2021 

    Family 2 Martha Mossey (unknown) [Petro],   b. 4 May 1882, [England, UK] Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 17 Mar 1962, Kirton Raddenstile Lane, Exmouth, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 79 years) 
    Family ID F2296  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 18 Dec 2021 

    Family 3 Living 
    Children 
    +1. Living
    Family ID F1753  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 1 Aug 2012 

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 09 May 1895 - Manchester, Lancashire, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 1921 - London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 18 Feb 1962 - 143 Exeter Road, Exmouth, Devon, England UK Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    68-86 Cromwell Road, London, England
    68-86 Cromwell Road, London, England
    photo 2009; Radisson Edwardian Vanderbilt, hotel which includes what used to be 76 Cromwell Road, Kensington, where John T. Petro and family lived in 1901.
    68-86 Cromwell Road, London, England
    68-86 Cromwell Road, London, England
    front entrance
    Anthony Petrocochino
    Anthony Petrocochino
    courtesy Anthony Murray family
    Anthony Petrocochino - child
    Anthony Petrocochino - child
    courtesy Anthony Murray family

    Documents
    John Anthony William Petro 1962 probate
    John Anthony William Petro 1962 probate

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

    2. [S125] 1901 England Census.

    3. [S119] 1911 England Census.

    4. [S124] 1939 England and Wales Register.

    5. [S68] Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, The Greek Gazette, (London, England), May 1996, 11.
      Marriage-No:0072

    6. [S86] Index, Marriages (1884-1895), St Mary the Virgin, Prestwich, Lancashire, England.



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