NameConstantine Alexander (Alexander) Ionides
Birth14 May 1833, Manchester, England
Birth MemoSturdza says London.
Death29 Jun 1900, Hove, Sussex, England
Burial2 Jul 1900, Hove Cemetery, Brighton, Sussex, England
Residence1 Holland Park, Kensington, London, England
Residence MemoResidence.
Residence20 Holland Villas Road, Kensington, London, England
Residence MemoMay or may not have lived there.
Residenceabt 1864, 8 Holland Villas Road, Kensington, London, England
Residence MemoMay or may not have lived there.
ResidenceOakwood, Crayford, Kent, England
Residence MemoA residence.
Residence1881, 23 Second Avenue, Hove, Sussex, England
Residence MemoA residence.
Residence1866, (Office) Ionides & Barker, 37 Threadneedle Street, City of London, England
Residence1877, (Office) Ionides & Co, 2 Copthall Buildings, City of London, England
OccupationMerchant and stockbroker.
OriginConstantinople.
Note 1Art collector & patron of artists such as Legros, Watts and Meadows. Left an estate worth £155,657.00 in 1900. Lived with his family in Constantinople till 1864, then returned to London and bought 8 Holland Villas Road, owned for more than 30 years.
Note 2In the Ionides Collection at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London, are 6 portraits of members of the Ionides Family and a small picture of the whole Ionides family together, all by Watts. A member of the Building Committee for St Sophia, London.
Note 3On his retirement he bought a 40-acre estate called Oakwood at Crayford, Kent, which he sold before 1881 when he moved to 23 Second Avenue, Hove. His portrait was painted by G. F. Watts R.A. in 1880 (Ionides Collection, V&A, London).
Note 4In 1870 Constantine Ionides commissioned the architect and designer Philip Webb (1831-1915) to design an extension for 8 Holland Villas, London, and Webb later worked for more than a decade at the Ionides's main house at 1 Holland Park.
MotherEuterpe (Lucas) Sgouta (1816-1892)
Marriage28 Oct 1860, Phanar, Constantinople, Turkey/Byzantium
Married MemoSturdza says 26 Oct 1860 and that they were cousins.
SpouseAgathonike (Constantine) Fenerlis
Birth1841, Constantinople, Turkey/Byzantium
Birth MemoIonides/Butterworth tree says 1845. Julia Ionides says 1844.
Death30 Dec 1920, 23 Second Avenue, Brighton, Sussex, England
Death MemoArgenti says 17 Dec 1920. See The Times 31 Dec 1920.
Burial1 Jan 1921, Hove Cemetery, Brighton, Sussex, England
Residence1920, 23 Second Avenue, Hove, Sussex, England
Note 1Or Fenerli. Her portrait was painted by G. F. Watts R.A. in 1880 (Ionides Collection, V&A, London) and Rossetti. She left an estate worth £22,706.00 to her daughter Helen.
Note 2Sturdza claims she ‘married her cousin, thus their children were linked to the Zarifi, Cavafy and Spartali’. She met her husband when he spent five years in Bucharest working in the grain trade.
FatherConstantine Fenerlis (1787-1863)
Mother---- [Fenerlis]
Children
Birth19 Jul 1861, Phanar, Constantinople, Turkey/Byzantium
Death23 Oct 1955, London, England
Marriage5 Aug 1880, St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England
Birth12 Jul 1862, Pera, Constantinople, Turkey/Byzantium
Death2 Nov 1931, London, England
Death MemoOr 1952 according to Sturdza (wrong!).
Marriage22 Jan 1887, St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England
 Michael (Alexander) (1892-1892)
 Theodore (Alexander) (1897-1916)
Birth24 Aug 1863, Pera, Constantinople, Turkey/Byzantium
Death5 Jan 1916, 10 Second Avenue, Hove, Sussex, England
Death MemoMetaxa says 16 Jan 1916. The Times (London) 7 Jan 1916 says DOD 5 Jan 1916, death from pneumonia.
Marriage17 Apr 1894, London, England
ChildrenRuby Evelyn (Constantine) (1895-1941)
 Daphne (Constantine) (1896-1966)
Birth8 Jan 1866
Birth MemoVassiadis says 1 Aug 1866.
Death2 Dec 1936, Hove, Sussex, England
Marriage6 Feb 1896, St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England
Birth10 Mar 1867, London, England
Birth MemoSchool records say 12 Mar 1867.
Death4 Aug 1912, Loch Linnhe, Argyllshire, Scotland
Death MemoSee school records and The Times 8 Aug 1912
Marriage15 May 1907, Basingstoke, Hants, England
ChildrenJenny (Luke) (1907-1919)
 Lallie Isobel (Luke) (1910-1986)
Birth9 Apr 1871, London, England
Birth MemoVassiadis says 7 Apr 1871.
Death28 Jan 1967, London, England
Birth8 Feb 1877, Brighton, Sussex, England
Death20 Dec 1973, Ipswich, Essex, England
Marriage8 Nov 1911, St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England
 John (Stephen) (1917-)
Birth7 Jun 1880, London, England
Death27 Jan 1943, Charlottesville, Virgina, USA
Marriage31 Aug 1907, USA
ChildrenMargaret Louise (Stephen) (1912-1946)
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