About Raphael Emmanuel Belilios
Raphael Emanuel Belilios, “Billy” (b. c.1881)
Legal Barrister, was the son of the Honourable Emanuel Raphael Belilios (1837–1905), who was born in Calcutta of Jewish Venetian descent and lived in Hong Kong from 1862. His son, Raphael, was admitted to the Middle Temple in 1900 and called to the Bar in 1903. From 1904 to 1922, he occupied chambers at the Temple and was involved with the North London Sessions, whilst it was also recorded that Belilios was involved with politics. He was a wealthy man with business interests in Hong Kong and spent a good deal of time abroad.
The Straits Times, 28 November 1922
Mr. R. E. Belilios has died suddenly at Hotel Victoria, Northumberland Avenue. He had just returned to London from visiting his family in Devonshire and was preparing to return to Hongkong.