Family Group Sheet
Family Group Sheet
NameRev’d George Ambrose (Ambrose) Scaramanga MC, 5G Grandson
Birth24 Apr 1911, London, England
Death13 Jul 1988, Wiltshire, England
MemoAt home.
MemoThanksgiving service 05-08-1988 at St Michael’s Church, Bath.
Baptism27 May 1911, St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England
ResidenceLower Colham Hill House, Castle Combe, Chippenham, Wilts, England
ResidenceAbbots Ann, Hants, England
MemoVicar of Abbots Ann and Monxton, Hants, England.
ResidenceCherry Tree House, Westfield, Medmenham, Marlow, Bucks, England
ResidenceTiltwood, Crawley Down, Sussex, England
OccupationFarmer. Clergyman.
Note 1Ian Fleming, with whom he was at school at Eton, took Scaramanga’s name for an evil character in the ‘James Bond’ novel ‘The Man With The Golden Gun’. Took Holy Orders when in his fifties and became Rector of Abbotts Ann in Hampshire, England.
Note 2Although his citation for his Military Cross in World War ll exists, a cousin recounts a family legend saying George had it for ‘strangling Germans with piano wire’!
Note 3In fact he served in a commando unit in WWll operating, for example, in St Vaast Bay in Sep 1941 leading 1 Section of 5 Troop in Operation Deepcut. He was the subject of a portrait by V. Vicherkassoff.
God-parentsFanny Zicaliotti.
Flags***, Argenti, Avierino, Calvocoressi, Cantacuzene, Coressi, Franghiadi, Giustiniani Fi, Giustiniani Ig, Giustiniani Pi, Grimaldi, Mavrogordato, Maximo, Negroponte, Petrocochino, Ralli (Chaviara), Ralli (Pitsis), Ralli (Spechlis), Rodocanachi, Salvago, Scaramanga, Schilizzi, Sechiari, Sevastopoulos, Zygomala
MotherNina (Theodore) Schilizzi (1879-1951)
Marriage18 May 1946, Worthing, Sussex, England
SpouseEvelyn Mary ‘Lyn’ Bowman
Birth6 Oct 1922, England
MemoSee UK BMD.
Death22 May 2004
Birth20 Mar 1948, Crawley Down, Sussex, England
Death26 Feb 1973, Zambia
Birth27 Feb 1951, Crawley Down, Sussex, England
Death7 Jul 2002, Somerset, England
SpouseLouis Woodford (?-)
MarriageSt Mary's, Abbotts Ann, Hants, England
ChildrenNicholas Benedict (Louis) (1976-)
 Oliver Jerome (Louis) (1978-)
 Mark Alexander (Louis) (1981-)
Never married
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