NameEustratios Stephanos (Stephanos) Ralli
Birth22 Apr 1800, Chios, Greece/Hellenes
Death1 Sep 1884, London, England
Burial6 Sep 1884, Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England
Burial MemoHis huge vault apparently lies just outside the boundary of the Greek section of West Norwood Cemetery.
OccupationFounding director of Ralli & Petrocochino (1818), Ralli Brothers London (1826) and Ralli Brothers Manchester (1827)
OriginChios. Livorno. Took British nationality 16 Jul 1847.
Note 1(Chaviara-Axeskoufotos) Laid the foundation stone at St Sophia Church, London, in 1877. Pan-Hellenic Calendar Journal: "The Patriarch of the Greeks in this place... this man's name will be related to that church for centuries."
Note 2Founded Ralli Bros in 1818 with his brother John. This, gazetted in 1826 as of 25 Finsbury Circus, London, grew into one of the greatest international trading houses and merchant banks with estates, warehouses and shipping fleets throughout the world.
Note 3One of the founders in 1842, with Alexander Constantine Ionides, Antonius Theodore Ralli and John Stephen Scilizzi, of the first dedicated cemetery for the London Greek community at West Norwood, London.
Note 4In 1858 he was a founding member of the Baltic Exchange in London. This consisted of an original 87 merchants, 13 Russian brokers, 2 Russian merchants, 4 'gentlemen' and 3 shipbrokers.
Note 4His 1875 mausoleum, designed by Edward Middleton Barry, at West Norwood Cemetery is a Grade ll listed monument. One of the three trustees who signed the contract on 1849 for the land on which the Greek Church at London Wall was built.
Note 4Officer of the Order of The Saviour. On 26-03-1868 Mary Ann Chadwell describes driving ‘with Mrs Peter Ralli's children to Putney to see the grounds of Mrs E. Ralli. Beautiful views over Wimbledon common’.
OccupationHe headed the Manchester branch of Ralli Brothers and on the death of his brother Pandia (‘Zeus’) became the patriarch of the Greek community in Britain.
FatherStephanos (Zannis) Ralli (1755-1827)
MotherLoula 'Julia' (Augustus) Sechiari (1768-1848)
Marriage22 May 1825, Russian Chapel, 32 Welbeck Street London, England
SpouseMaria ‘Marigo’ (Zannis) Mavrogordato, 8G Granddaughter
Birth1810, Chios, Greece/Hellenes
Death20 Apr 1892, London, England
Burial26 Apr 1892, Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England
Note 1(Vitella) She funded (£5,000) the Arthur Walker mosaic interior decoration of the dome at St Sophia, Bayswater, London - the work began in 1891. Birth date according to "Adventure Account" which describes her as being "a ravishing teenager".
Note 2Came to England as a child before the Massacres of Chios. Her father was one of Britain’s wealthiest merchants. She was highly educated and closely followed the business affairs of Ralli Bros.
FatherZannis (Lucas) Mavrogordato (1781-1832)
MotherOriettou (Alexander) Vlasto (1790-1832)
Children
1 FJulia (Eustratius) Ralli, 9G Granddaughter
Birth15 Apr 1826, Manchester, England
Death20 May 1910, London, England
Marriage14 May 1846, Church of Our Saviour, London Wall, City of London, England
Married MemoHer ‘Greek’ marriage took place in “in her father’s drawing room in Hyde Park Square in 1846”.
ChildrenMimina (Dimitrios) (1847-1875)
 Marigo (Dimitrios) (1849-1851)
 Peter (Dimitrios) (1851-1890)
Birth1 Mar 1828, Manchester, England
Death19 Mar 1844, London, England
Birth7 Dec 1831, Manchester, England
Death30 Jan 1919, London, England
Marriage16 May 1850, Church of Our Saviour, London Wall, City of London, England
ChildrenAlexandra (Pandely) (1851-1923)
 Constantine (Pandely) (1854-1934)
 Stephen (Pandely) (1866-1954)
 John (Pandely) (1869-1899)
Birth1834
Birth MemoRalli family tree says 1835.
Death13 Jul 1879, London, England
Death MemoSturdza says 31 Jul.
Marriage11 Feb 1860, Church of Our Saviour, London Wall, City of London, England
Married MemoArgenti says 1 Feb 1860 London.
No Children
5 FMary (Eustratius) Ralli, 9G Granddaughter
Birth1833
Birth MemoRalli family tree says 1834.
Death24 Apr 1852, London, England
6 FDespina (Eustratius) Ralli, 9G Granddaughter
Birth12 Oct 1835, London, England
Death10 Oct 1885, London, England
Marriage1 Mar 1856, Church of Our Saviour, London Wall, City of London, England
Married MemoArgenti says 1 Mar 1855.
ChildrenAnthony (Emmanuel) (1857-1871)
 Julia (Emmanuel) (1859-1888)
 Eustratius (Emmanuel) (1870-1946)
 Marigo (Emmanuel) (1864-1924)
7 FCalliope (Eustratios) Ralli, 9G Granddaughter
Birth16 Oct 1836, Manchester, England
Death15 Sep 1907, Eastbourne, Sussex, England
Marriage7 Mar 1861, Church of Our Saviour, London Wall, City of London, England
Married Memo(See 'Libro D'Oro' 227 page 147)
ChildrenCalliope (Alexander) (1862-1933)
 Julia (Alexander) (1870-1870)
Birth2 Aug 1844, London, England
Death23 Dec 1865, London, England
Death MemoArgenti says 22 Dec 1865.
Birth30 Mar 1846, London, England
Death5 May 1931, Zurich, Switzerland
Death MemoIn a nursing home.
Marriage4 Dec 1873, Marseille, France
ChildrenMary ‘Mamie’ (Lucas) (1875-1961)
 Julia (Lucas) (1877-1952)
 Zenni 'Jenny' (Lucas) (1881-1959)
Birth13 Sep 1851, London, England
Birth MemoAccording to her tomb in Trieste.
Death13 Mar 1931, Trieste, Italy/Austria
Death MemoAccording to her tomb in Trieste.
Marriage29 Apr 1875, Church of Our Saviour, London Wall, City of London, England
Married MemoAnother source says they married in Trieste, Italy.
ChildrenAmbrose (Paul) (1876-1938)
 Maria (Paul) (1877-1938)
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