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George John (John) Frangopulo Hervey

Male 1897 - 1981  (83 years)


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  • Name George John (John) Frangopulo Hervey 
    • George John Frangopulo changed his name to George John Frangopulo Hervey on 18 Jan 1917.
    Born 15 Dec 1897  Steyning, Sussex, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • UK birth registry finds: George John Frangopulo born Oct-Nov-Dec 1897, Steyning, Sussex, v 2b, p 295. Certificate not examined.
    Christened 05 Feb 1898  St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Godparent: George S Frangopoulos [1]
    Gender Male 
    Died 27 Feb 1981  Surrey, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • The death of George Frangopulo Hervey, b. 1897, was registered Mar 1981, Surrey North Western, Surrey, v 17, p 0892.
    Notes 
    • A George F[rangopulo] Hervey authored: Illustrated Encyclopedia of Freshwater Fishes with Jack Hems (Doubleday, Jan 1973); The Complete Illustrated Book of Card Games (Doubleday (Jan 1973); The Book of the Garden Pond with Jack Hems (Faber, Jan 1970); The Hamlyn Illustrated Book of Card Games (Hamlyn, Jan 1973); A Guide to Freshwater Aquarium Fishes with Jack Hems (Hamlyn, Jan 1973); and The Illustrated Book of Card Games for One: Over 120 Games of Patience (Hamlyn, Jan 1977).
    • Residence: before Jan 1917, West Acre, Harrow, Middlesex, England.
    • Temporary residence: Jan 1917, Hotel Metropole, Brighton, Sussex, England.
    • He served in the E. Kent R. infantry from 1917-1920 and was promoted to 2nd Lt 7 Jan 1920, at which time he resigned his commission. Having reached the age limit of liability to recall, he relinquished his commission, 15 Dec 1947, retaining the rank of Lt.
    • He was co-executor of the estate of Anthony Theodore Schilizzi, who died 18 Mar 1950.
    • The 1901 England census: 12 Third Avenue, Hove, Sussex, household headed by John S Frangopulo, 40, refined cotton importer, b. Salford, Lancashire; wife Antonina, 34, b. Paddington, London; stepson Theodore Ralli, 11, b. Liverpool, Lancashire; son George J Frangopulo, 3, b. Hove, Sussex; & 7 servants.
    • George Frangopulo Hervey [19 Arundel Gardens] appears on the 1920 UK electoral register, Kensington parliamentary division, Kensington and Chelsea county/borough. Afterwards George John Hervey, 1924, 1925 Kensington/Kensington and Chelsea; 1933, 1935, 1937, 1938, 1939 St Marylebone/ Westminster.
    • Education: Harrow School.
    • Listed among "Old Harrovians of Distinction," compiled by the Harrow Association. Reference: Cards Editor, Sunday Referee; author of Modern Contract Bridge.
    • G. J. Frangopulo is mentioned in various issues of the Harrovian: 29 May 1915: to be Lance-Corporal; 1 Apr 1916: on Mr. Young's football squad; 3 Jun 1916: Corporal to be Lee.-Sergt., 2 May 1916; 21 Oct 1916: Lee.-Sergt. to be Sergeant, 22 Sept.; G.J. Frangopulo (W.G.Y.) gave two microscopes and other apparatus 'on leaving Harrow;' 3 Mar 1917: passed into Royal Military College, Sandhurst; 30 Jun 1917: gifts to the Vaughan Library 1916-1917. [3]
    Person ID I427  Agelasto
    Last Modified 12 Apr 2017 

    Father John (Stamatios) Frangopulo,   b. 31 Jul 1860, Manchester, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1927, Carlton Hotel, East Cliff, Bournemouth, Dorset, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Antonina (Antonios) Ralli,   b. 04 Jun 1866, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1941, White Lodge Nursing Home, Boscombe, Hampshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 24 Sep 1895  St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • UK marriage registry reports: John Stamati Frangopulo marriage Jul-Aug-Sep 1895, Steyning, Sussex, v 2b, p 566. Certificate not examined.
    • Marriage Witnesses: George Frangopoulos and Virginia Spartali; A. Paraschis presiding; entry 199. [4]
    Notes 
    • UK birth registry reports: Nicholas J Frangopulo born Jan-Feb-Mar 1906, Toxteth Park, Lancashire, v 8b, p 174. Certificate not examined.
    Family ID F167  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Living 
    Last Modified 21 Dec 2008 
    Family ID F168  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Dec 1897 - Steyning, Sussex, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 05 Feb 1898 - St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Feb 1981 - Surrey, England UK Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Register for plot 16172, sq 27-28
    George John Frangopolo Hervey service record
    George John Frangopolo Hervey service record
    British Army WWI Medal Rolls Index Cards, 1914-1920; Regiment or Corps: 6th E Kent R, 1st East Kent Regiment
    George John Frangopulo Hervey 1981 UK probate
    George John Frangopulo Hervey 1981 UK probate

  • Sources 
    1. [S86] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 16, Feb 1983.
      Records of Baptisms from the Church of St. Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater

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

    3. [S113] The Harrovian, Harrow School.

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