Chodak-Gregory, Henry Alexis

Male Abt 1889 - 1964  (~ 75 years)


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  • Name Chodak-Gregory, Henry Alexis 
    Born Abt 1889  Tashkent, Tashkent Province, Uzbekistan Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Birth Bef 1887  [4
    Birth Abt 1889  Unknown Village, UNKNOWN County, UNKNOWN Country Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Dated Note Abt 1902  [4
    • Met Tsar Nicholas II (and when baby) in St Petersburg, where his family were from
    Dated Note Abt 1904  [6
    • His whole family were murdered by rebels in their home, and he escaped only through being so small and hidden under his mother's body. He travelled eventually to England.
    Dated Note Abt 1905  [7
    • In London with family friends, had an English education
    Dated Note Abt 1916  [2
    • Studied medicine at St Andrews University
    Dated Note Abt 1916  [2
    • Studied medicine at St Andrews University
    Dated Note Abt Sep 1916  [2
    • Taught Russian in Scotland
    Dated Note Abt Sep 1916  [2
    • Taught Russian in Scotland
    Dated Note Abt 1919  [8
    • won an MC in the war
    Dated Note Abt 1924  [9
    • Trained at the School for Massage and Medical Gymnastics in Tavistock Square, as it chimed with his folk medicine experience in Russia. Was therefore struck off the Medical Register.
    Dated Note Abt 1930  [2
    • Hazel, Alexis and Basil lived at 46, Portland Place and also at Houghton Grange in Huntingdonshire, a Grade 2 listed Arts & Crafts country house and farm, where Alexis bred Ayrshire cattle and displayed his many paintings
    Dated Note Abt 1931 
    • NSOD Great Britain, Royal Aero Club Aviators’ Certificates, 1910-1950 per Ancestry
    Dated Note Abt 1949  [10
    • Bankrupt, so fled to May/Marjorie's flat in Prince of Wales Drive in Battersea.
    Dated Note 02 Jan 1949 
    • Produced “An Exhibition of Sketches and Drawings by John Constable from the collection of Dr. H.A.C. Gregory, M.C. [A catalogue. With reproductions.].” Publisher: Arts Council of Great Britain: [London], 1949. Presumably for 2nd Aldeburgh festival. per W
    Dated Note 13 Sep 1951  [2
    • Appeared at Bow Street Court, having been extradited from France
    Dated Note 13 Sep 1951  [2
    • Appeared at Bow Street Court, having been extradited from France
    Dated Note 03 Nov 1951  [2
    • Acquitted of charges involving £30,000, but rearrested and taken to Brixton Prison
    Dated Note 03 Nov 1951  [2
    • Acquitted of charges involving £30,000, but rearrested and taken to Brixton Prison
    Dated Note 03 Nov 1951  [2
    • Acquitted of charges involving £30,000, but rearrested and taken to Brixton Prison
    Dated Note Abt Mar 1952  [11
    • Attended Hazel's funeral, handcuffed to warders.
    Dated Note 16 Oct 1953  [2
    • Third Bankruptcy dividend of 1s per £1; said to be residing at Fineshade Abbey, Corby, Northampton, and carrying on business at (inter alia) Manor Farm, Holywell
    Dated Note Abt 1961  [3
    • Living in Big square (Portland Place?) in London, Molly looks after him
    Died Between Jun 1964 and Sep 1964  Ealing, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Aged 75
    Person ID I14127 

    Father UNKNOWN, Alexander Basil,   b. Bef 1874, Unknown Village, UNKNOWN County, UNKNOWN Country Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1904  (Age > 30 years) 
    Mother UNKNOWN, Catherine,   b. Bef 1874, Unknown Village, UNKNOWN County, UNKNOWN Country Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1904  (Age > 30 years) 
    Family ID F3131  Group Sheet

    Family (Spouse) Cuthbert, Hazel Haward,   b. Between Jun 1886 and Sep 1886, Paddington, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between Dec 1951 and Mar 1952, Wandsworth, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years) 
    Married Abt Dec 1917  Hampstead, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Dated Note Abt 1938 
    • Living in Portland Place in London
    Dated Note Abt 1948 
    • Living in Houghton Grange and farming. Helped Benjamin Britten with the first Aldeburgh festival. Purchased Constable's "Brighton Chain pier" painting (now in the Tate). He had nearly 100 paintings by Constable, Turner, Sickert.
    Family ID F3129  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S229] Another Fact (Reliability: 2).

    2. [S223] Items about Dr Gregory, D02643. (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S225] The Sound of Turquoise, Gill Gregory, D02645. (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S225] The Sound of Turquoise, Gill Gregory, D02645., page 63 (Reliability: 2).

    5. [S3] Register of Deaths, Ealing, London Sep 1964 vol 5E page 30 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S225] The Sound of Turquoise, Gill Gregory, D02645., pages 65-80 (Reliability: 2).

    7. [S225] The Sound of Turquoise, Gill Gregory, D02645., page 86 (Reliability: 2).

    8. [S225] The Sound of Turquoise, Gill Gregory, D02645., page 88 (Reliability: 2).

    9. [S225] The Sound of Turquoise, Gill Gregory, D02645., page 87 (Reliability: 2).

    10. [S225] The Sound of Turquoise, Gill Gregory, D02645., page 124 (Reliability: 2).

    11. [S225] The Sound of Turquoise, Gill Gregory, D02645., page 126 (Reliability: 2).

    12. [S4] Register of Marriages, Hampstead, London Dec 1917 vol 1A page 1611 (Reliability: 3).