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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Scottish Jewry

    There is a very important Scottish Jewry data base which has been developed over the past 5 or more years. Details of this data base can be seen online at Avotaynu Online A family tree of Scottish Jewry:Records retrieval stage completed. The data base is held at the Scottish Jewish Archives (SJAC)....

    Started by phillip‎, 23-05-2019 7:26 PM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Sources: Jewish Historical Society journal

    A source of information about early Jews in Britain and some of the communities is the journal of the Jewish Historical Society of Great Britain. I haven't yet found the early editions, but the volumes for the 1980s - 2015 are available for free viewing on JSTOR, if you can get access to JSTOR at...

    Started by Eve Mary‎, 01-09-2018 7:45 PM
    journal jewish history, jstor
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: JGSGB LIBRARY AND RESOURCES

    For other Anglo Jewish family history researchers - see the Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain Library Index online which contains a wealth of publications on Jewish history world wide and on some specific families; the GRO Birth, Marriage and Death list of names ( including bride/groom;...

    Started by phillip‎, 13-01-2017 10:22 AM
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    This new thread provides a range of data relating to William Henry Crawcour c 1805-1845 aka Henry Crawcour aka Henry Cracour son of Isaac Crawcour c1777-1837 and Simha Cohen De Lara 1776-1851. Some 12 years ago I purchased GRO Records relating to William aka Henry which included his marriage and...

    Started by phillip‎, 26-07-2016 2:47 PM
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  2. ERNEST HENRY HART 1867-1931

    This post fills in a gap relating to my great grandfather Ernest Henry Hart 1867-1931 who was born in London and died in South Africa in 1931. Further data on him and his families can be seen on the South African Genealogy site under " Ernest Henry Hart- Gauteng Johannesburg". This data is...

    Started by phillip‎, 07-06-2013 11:10 AM
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  3. Fanny LAZARUS and Alexander Abraham NATHAN

    Fanny LAZARUS (b. Exeter c.1833) married Alexander Abraham NATHAN (b. Ludlow, Salops. c. 1823-1833) in Cheltenham in 1861. I think this was Alexander's second marriage; he appears to be the same who married Caroline MOORE in Cheltenham in 1848 and by whom he had two sons, Henry and Charles...

    Started by Eve Mary‎, 15-05-2019 2:58 AM
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    cheltenham, davis, lazarus, moore, nathan
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  4. Kroesen Family

    HI. I am researching my family and my grandmother was Julia (Jettje) Zetha Osborne nee Kroesen, born 19/03/1874, daughter of Joseph Samuel Kroesen and Rebecca Kroesen nee Schwaab. Just seeing if anyone else is looking for the same family, or at least any of the same family names? Thanks. Jeff...

    Started by coachcaptain‎, 27-02-2019 12:25 AM
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  5. Introduction & unusual request . . .

    Hello everyone - my name is Jen Phillips Bales. My g.g.g.g. grandfather was John PHILLIPS who sailed to South Africa on the La Belle Alliance as an 1820 South African Settler. My g.g.g.g. grandmother was Sarah Elizabeth HAYHURST. My three sisters and I are therefore 7th direct descendants of 1820...

    Started by JenBales‎, 25-08-2017 11:52 AM
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    This new thread provides a range of data on Sylvester Moses c1830-1913 son of Henry Moses and Rosa Hart. The data is taken from the Jewish Chronicle Archives and covers the newspaper articles pre and post the 1861-70; 71-80 which Doreen Berger transcribed and edited in her two volumes The Jewish...

    Started by phillip‎, 27-04-2019 10:32 AM
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  7. Jules Gustavus Mason and dau. Regina Isabella

    Hello Regine Isabella Lotinga Mason born May 11.1869 in Newcastle England. She was married to Henry Lotinga he was born 1858 24.December in North Shields, Tyne and Wear, England. im trying to find her Father and her Mother.

    Started by mikkel‎, 09-04-2019 8:29 AM
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  8. LAZARUS, Alfred b 1822; David b 1834 England

    I'd like to know what LAZARUS family Alfred and David LAZARUS came from. Alfred LAZARUS, a clerk born England c. 1822, first appears in the 1850 US census (New York) in the household of Michael HARRIS (b. England c. 1815) with members of the AHRENS family. One of these AHRENS (AARONS) was...

    Started by Eve Mary‎, 05-04-2019 3:42 AM
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    aarons, belais, de sola, lazarus, schwarenski
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    07-04-2019, 5:42 PM Go to last post

    This new thread should be read in conjunction with a much earlier thread on Henry Moses-Rosa Hart posted 22.4. 2012. In that thread I posted data on some of the lines which connected through marriages to Benjamin Hart b unknown died circa 1836 London my 4x great grandfather clothes salesman,...

    Started by phillip‎, 23-03-2019 11:12 AM
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  10. Samuel Cohen and Theresa Ascher

    I looked again at the details of the marriage license of my great, great grandparents Samuel Cohen, and Theresa Ascher who were married in Birmingham on 5 Feb. 1868. The name of the minister on the marriage certificate is Moses Berlyn or Berlin; secretary is Moses Hollander, witness Nathan Cohen....

    Started by mrsandrea‎, 26-01-2013 11:38 PM
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    23-03-2019, 7:57 PM Go to last post

    This thread should be read in conjunction with the 'Sticky' thread on the Jewish Historical Society Journal and the online website JSTOR. Eve referred to the later JSTOR articles from the Jewish Historical Society Journal. This journal is a very important source on Jewish history and an index of...

    Started by phillip‎, 20-02-2019 6:13 PM
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  12. Samuel Nathan Feloniously Killed and Slayed

    I have been asked if I know where Samuel Nathan is buried. My answer is no. This meant I spent several fruitless hours trying to find a burial for him - in December 1842. I am absolutely useless at finding stuff so rather than sit here for more hours can someone please point me in the right...

    Started by Ladkyis‎, 31-01-2019 11:43 AM
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  13. MORRIS CRAWCOUR c 1813-1898

    This thread provides some new data on Morris Crawcour c 1813-1898 son of David Crawcour 1791-1882- my Crawcour paternal lines. Initial research some 10 years ago on the Crawcour lines was limited by the available census data at the time. Numbers of family trees including my own failed to identify...

    Started by phillip‎, 01-08-2016 9:09 AM
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    30-01-2019, 8:26 AM Go to last post

    This new thread is in response from another researcher who has asked me to help identify whether or not her Simmonds lines had any Jewish roots. She had already been in contact with one of my Simmonds relatives and was aware of our Jewish roots. Her family history suggested that the lines may have...

    Started by phillip‎, 11-01-2019 9:34 AM
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    17-01-2019, 9:09 AM Go to last post

    This thread is a follow up to previous threads on Abraham Cohen de Lara d 1829 London 24.5.2011; Hannah De Lara-Henry Russell 29.9.2009 see #8-10 in particular on the Davies/Lloyd/Hart/Crawcour/Jacobs connections through marriages. This thread focuses on John Davies 1826-1910 and Isabella...

    Started by phillip‎, 18-12-2018 12:03 PM
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  16. Samuel CRAWCOUR/John SMITH/Caroline GANT

    In relation to this closed thread... https://www.british-genealogy.com/threads/86605-SAMUEL-CRAWCOUR-AKA-JOHN-SMITH-CONVICT I came across this document while looking for something else and remembered the names. It proves that it is the same Caroline GANT in the SMITH and HARRIS...

    Started by Dundee10‎, 05-01-2019 12:57 PM
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    For researchers interested in the history of Henry Russell ( originally Levy- son of Moses Russell and Sarah Levine) b 24 Dec 1812 Sheerness Kent d 8 Dec 1900- he married Hannah De Lara b 6 Sept 1844 d 15 March 1922. Hannah was the daughter of Sarah Abigail Cohen Crawcour and David Laurent ( Cohen)...

    Started by phillip‎, 29-08-2009 2:57 PM
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    14-12-2018, 11:28 AM Go to last post

    As stated in a previous message the history of the Crawcour dentists is well documented in the family history that myself and my distant cousin have recorded over several years. They are all our relatives.This account includes copies of original newspaper articles as well as other data including...

    Started by phillip‎, 13-01-2008 9:34 PM
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    Adelina De Lara the famous concert pianist is related to my Crawcour lines via her maternal grandmother Sarah Abigail Cohen Crawcour and her husband David Laurent De Lara c1806-76 from Amsterdam. In addition, Sarah c 1804-79 was the daughter of Isaac Crawcour and Simha Cohen De Lara ( her parents...

    Started by phillip‎, 15-03-2008 8:26 PM
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  20. find a grave has nothing.

    I am not sure where I got this info. But I cannot find this grave at all. Her full name was Henrietta and de Vries was her mothers last name. Ester Jacobs age 46 birth 1893, reg March 1939, reg district stepney, inferred county London vol 1c page 201 united synagogue east ham cemetery...

    Started by jaquigee‎, 07-11-2018 11:14 PM
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