Themistocles John (Georgios) Frangopulo[1]

Male 1898 - 1983  (84 years)


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  • Name Themistocles John (Georgios) Frangopulo 
    • Themistocles John Frangopulo changed his name to Themistocles John Frango from 13 Jul 1922.
    • His marriage notice in The Times (London) gives his name as John Frangopulo.
    Born 25 Dec 1898  Prestwich, Greater Manchester, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened spr 1899  St Mary's Church, Prestwich, Greater Manchester, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Feb 1983  'Kirklees,' 53 St John's Road, Buxton, Derbyshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Estate handled by Bennett Brooke-Taylor & Wright, 4 The Quadrant, Buxton, Derbyshire, England. Contact: Gwendolyn Laura Frangopulo and Martin Brooke-Taylor.
    Notes 
    • UK birth registry reports: Themistocles J Frangopulo born Jan-Feb-Mar 1899, Prestwich, Lancashire, v 8d, p 451. Certificate not examined.
    • Residence: 1921, Manchester; 1922, The Limes, Broughton Park, Salford, Manchester; 1924, 6 Minshull Street, Manchester; 1927-1970 phone directories list a T.J. Frangopulo at Grendon Bishops la Burbage, Buxton, Lancs. 1971-1980 directories list him at 53 St. Johns Rd Buxton, Lancs.; at DOD 'Kirklees' 53 St John's Road, Buxton, Derbyshire, England.
    • Occupation: cotton merchant
    • Served as 2nd Lt. with the Royal Sussex Regiment during WWI.
    • He arrived New York on 24 Nov 1921 aboard the Adriatic from Southampton, England in transit to Havana, Cuba (Stavert Zigomala & Co., 101 Aquia St.). Manifests lists occupation as merchant; physical description as 5'11", dark complexion, black hair and brown eyes. He was apparently traveling with William Humphreys, a Stockport merchant.
    • He arrived New York on 11 Dec 1923 aboard the Majestic from Southampton, England. Ship manifest indicates he intended to stay at the McAlpine Hotel, New York city for six weeks. Listed as merchant, Spanish/English speaker and next of kin as Mrs. Frangopulo c/o Stavert Zigonala & Co, Minshull St., Manchester.
    • T.J. Frangopulo, Grendon, Burbage, Buxton, received only minor injuries after his car was involved in a car crash in Buxton, 16 Sep 1933 (Manchester Guardian, 18 Sep 1933).
    • The 1939 England and Wales Register for the address Grendon, Buxton, Derbyshire, lists Ellen P Bowen, b. 12 Jul 1876, Widowed, Private Means; John Frangopulo [Themistocles Frangopulo], b. 25 Dec 1898, Exporter Merchant; wife Gwendolyn Frangopulo, b. 28 Nov 1909, Unpaid Domestic Duties; and Julia Frangopulo, b. 3 Sep 1864, widowed, Incapacitated.
    Person ID I433  Agelasto
    Last Modified 24 Dec 2021 

    Father George F. (Stamatios) Frangopulo,   b. 23 Oct 1858, Manchester, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1923, Palace Hotel, Buxton, Derbyshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Mother Julia (Themistocles) Petrocochino,   b. 03 Sep 1862, Bradford, Yorkshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jul 1945, Derby House Nursing Home, Buxton, Derbyshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 12 Nov 1887  Salford, Greater Manchester, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Entry: 573/168; sponsor: John Michael Agelasto; witness: Themistocles Pandia Petrocochino; priest Archimandrite Eustathios Metallinos [2]
    • UK marriage registry reports: George Stamati Frangopulo marriage Oct-Nov-Dec 1887, Salford, Manchester, Lancashire, v 8d, p 194. Certificate not examined.
    Family ID F171  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Gwendolyn Laura (Bertram) Bowen,   b. 23 Nov 1909, Buxton, Derbyshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1996, Berkshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 03 May 1934  Christ Church, Westminster, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Marriage notice appeared in The Times (London) 4 May 1934, pg. 1. The newspaper announced the engagement 30 Dec 1933.
    • Ceremony performed by the Rev. P.T.R. Kirk.
    Last Modified 21 Dec 2008 
    Family ID F335  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Dec 1898 - Prestwich, Greater Manchester, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - spr 1899 - St Mary's Church, Prestwich, Greater Manchester, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 03 May 1934 - Christ Church, Westminster, London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Feb 1983 - 'Kirklees,' 53 St John's Road, Buxton, Derbyshire, 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
    British Army WWI Medal Rolls: Themistocles John Frangopulo
    British Army WWI Medal Rolls: Themistocles John Frangopulo

  • Sources 
    1. [S128] 1939 England and Wales Register.

    2. [S86] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 8, May 1996.
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