NameEmmanuel Michel (Michel) Rodocanachi, 10G Grandson
Birth11 Sep 1855, London, England
Death14 Feb 1932, London, England
Burial1932, Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England
Baptism4 Nov 1855, Church of Our Saviour, London Wall, City of London, England
OccupationMerchant. Banker: Rodocanachi Sons & Co, Bankers & Steamship Managers (until 1926); Director of the Midland Bank, Bank of Athens, RAC Buildings and Westminster Chambers Association. Retired in 1925. Listed in 1913 as a member of the Baltic Exchange.
EducationWestminster. Oxford.
OriginChios.
Note 1His photo portrait by Bassano in 1921 is now at the National Portrait Gallery, London. ‘Proud of being a cockney’. Chairman of the City Offices Company Ltd for over 37 years.
Note 2In 1897 he built the large country house called ‘Chios’ near Worthing in Sussex which was pulled down after his death. Left £92,482 (and £500 to his secretary George Wakeling).
Note 3A letter from Zorzis Michalinos to church-warden Emmanuel Michael Rodocanachi, dated 30 Oct 1902, was kept in the archives because it was the first to written on a typewriter.
Note 4He was a director of Rodocanachi Sons & Co, founded in 1830, in partnership with Emmanuel Peter Rodocanachi until 1911, then with Pandely John Agelasto, George Pandely Sechiari and from 1921 his son John Emmanuel Rodocanachi. He and his son left in 1926. The company went bankrupt in Nov 1929.
Note 5Business partner of John Michael Agelasto, his father-in-law.
Note 5According to Martin Hopkinson in 2013, a ‘Chiote library’ in Worthing (present whereabouts unknown) may have included C19th portraits of Chiots. Presumably library was linked to the Rodocanachi family living in Worthing.
God-parentsFanny Zizinia.
Marriage28 Aug 1888, St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England
SpouseAlexandra (John) Agelasto
Birth6 Apr 1870, London, England
Death13 Sep 1958
BurialGreek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England
Baptism26 Jun 1870, Church of Our Saviour, London Wall, City of London, England
Note 1She is said to have lived in Worthing after her husband’s death but she also appears in electoral registers as having lived in London.
Marr. WitnessJohn Agelasto and A. P. Petrocochino.
God-parentsAlexander N. Damiano.
FatherJohn Michael (Michael) Agelasto (1835-1919)
MotherAglaïa Virginie (Ioannis) Baltazzi (1841-1877)
Children
Birth9 Jun 1889, London, England
Death27 Jan 1899, London, England
Birth15 Mar 1891, London, England
Death27 Aug 1935, London, England
Marriage30 Apr 1927, St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England
ChildrenMichael Dukas (Spiro) (1928-)
Birth30 Apr 1893, London, England
Death11 May 1979
Birth4 Jun 1894, London, England
Death1971
Marriage17 Jul 1919, St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England
Married MemoSee aanouncement in The Times.
 Michael (Theodore) (ca1925-ca1955)
5 FFanny (Emmanuel) Rodocanachi, 11G Granddaughter
Birth4 Dec 1902, London, England
Death30 Sep 1903, London, England
Birth23 Dec 1905, London, England
Death18 Dec 1990, Eastbourne, Sussex, England
Death MemoApparently West Norwood Cemetery says the 11th Dec.
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