NamePhilip Pandely (Pandely) Argenti °, 9G Grandson
Birth1 May 1891, Marseille, France
Death14 Apr 1974, London, England
Burial19 Apr 1974, Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England
Baptism21 Oct 1891, St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England
OccupationGreek diplomat and lawyer. Historian of Chios. Genealogist.
EducationWinchester College (Cook’s House 1906-10). Christ Church College, Oxford (1910-12). Read Law at Athens University.
Note 1His portrait hangs in the Koraïs Library, Chios. Author of ‘Libro d’Oro de la Noblesse de Chio’ (OUP 1955 2 vols); History of Chios (with L. M. Calvocoressi and D. P. Petrocochino, 1928); and numerous other publications relating to Chios.
Note 2Lt (Reserve) Greek Cavalry. OBE (Mil.). Grand Officer of the Order of St Sepulchre. Officer of the Order of the White Eagle (Serbia). Greek Military Cross. Greek War Medal for Merit. Serbian Medal for Bravery.
Note 3Served in the Venizelist forces throughout the Macedonian attack in WWl and in the 3rd Greek Cavalry Regt. His portrait was painted by Laszlo in Apr 1930.
Note 4Rowed at Winchester in College Four; at Oxford in Torpids and Christ Boat, Summer Eights 1911. Studied languages in Germany, France and Italy.
Note 5In 1968 he encouraged CAL to continue his work into the history of Chios and its diaspora families. But it seemed strange nevertheless that he felt the need to impress and overawe a nineteen-year-old cousin...
God-parentsEugenia Ralli.
MotherFanny (Ioannis) Schilizzi (1854-1926)
Marriage20 Feb 1930, St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England
SpouseAlexandra Helen (Stephen) Schilizzi, 11G Granddaughter
Birth28 Apr 1904, London, England
Death23 Mar 1988, London, England
Burial28 Mar 1988, Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England
Burial MemoService at St Sophia’s, London.
Baptism19 Jun 1904, St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England
Note 1Grand Officer of the Order of St Sepulchre. Liberal candidate for Northampton , England, in the 1929 General Election. She is presumably the Miss Helen Schilizzi of 17 Stanhope Gardens, Kensington, who wrote to the press concerning the League of Nations.
Note 2On her death she was the grandmother of a child Frederic.
Note 3Michael Agelasto notes: “Their orthodox marriage service, which was held in the morning, was followed in the afternoon by a protestant service at St. Mark's, North Audley Street, London. ...
Note 4... The wedding notice in The Times on 25 Jan 1930 mentioned only the protestant service; the notice on 18 Feb 1930 added the earlier orthodox service. ...
Note 5... Who knows why: the church wasn’t available; did one convert to the Church of England (both were baptized orthodox); some sort of political dispute in the Greek community?”
Marr. WitnessLeonidas Pandely Argenti and John Stephen (Stephen) Schilizzi.
God-parentsMaria Ralli.
MotherJulia (Lucas) Ralli (1877-1952)
1 FFanny Sybil (Philip) Argenti, 12G Granddaughter
Birth28 Feb 1931, 1 Stanhope Street, Westminster, London, England
Deathaft 1984
Birth28 Nov 1939, London, England
Marriage5 Dec 1970
Birth22 Dec 1943, London, England
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