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  1. 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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  1. Isaac Myers

    A dear friend of mine asked me if I could help with her fathers family, I'm back to the point where I'm trying to find the birth of Isaac Myers, who according to his trial was a tailor, born 1831 Whitechapel, he was convicted 6 July 1847 to 10 years transportation for larceny, and spent three years...

    Started by Hugh Thompson‎, 24-08-2010 6:45 AM
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    This new thread follows up a range of data recorded on the Jacobstree website which relates to the Jacobs/Letson/Litzen lines with specific reference to Moses Jacobs b abt 1794-1856 and his brother Solomon aka Samuel Jacobs. Currently little was known about Solomon and there was no data regarding...

    Started by phillip‎, 03-11-2013 10:30 AM
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  3. 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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    My Nettie Cohen who was married to Simon Cohen maiden name was BAUM. I distant cousin (Jewish) has the genealogy of the BAUMS from Prussia back to the 1700s. Many moved to London. The Baum family was involved in the electro silver plating of Silverware in Sheffield, England. I discovered online...

    Started by mrsandrea‎, 06-03-2013 11:54 PM
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    This new thread attempts to examine in greater detail the relationships between the various Levi/Levy/Lewis who appeared in numerous newspaper accounts during the period 1819 -1850s through their involvement in Bills of Exchange fraud. In previous threads including Edward Lawrence Levy-solicitor...

    Started by phillip‎, 11-10-2013 9:55 AM
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    Brian I have posted this new thread as a help in your search for The Descendants of Philip Jacobs 1780-1853 which you posted under the thread Jacobs glass and china dealers. For other researchers Brian, myself and my Jacobs cousin Gerry have been in private correspondence regarding the lines....

    Started by phillip‎, 04-10-2013 8:50 AM
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    This post fills in missing data on Abraham Albert Nathan aka Albert Warde Newton aka Arthur Newlands 1855-1920 son of Lawrence Isaac Nathan c 1802-1866 .and Julia Abrahams 1814-1891. Abraham relates to the Levy/Jacobs/Lewis/Nathan and others who have featured in numerous posts regarding Edward...

    Started by phillip‎, 01-10-2013 10:28 AM
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    This new thread looks at the potential links between the Mashod Shannon descendants and the William Levy lines. The relationship between the Shannon and the Levy families was initially explored but briefly in various posts relating to Edward Lawrence Levy-solicitor thread and through related posts...

    Started by phillip‎, 27-09-2013 1:41 PM
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    This new thread is a further attempt to 'flesh out' the various relationships between the Levy/Jacobs/Hart/Simmons/Sanders/Simmons and other lines through marriages. To clarify, the Levy, Jacobs, Hart lines married into each other. It maybe, that they were more closely related such as first cousins...

    Started by phillip‎, 13-09-2013 1:26 PM
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    27-09-2013, 6:37 PM Go to last post

    For those on facebook,please come join the Jewish Genealogy-Jews from Posen,Prussia, Germany new group that I am moderator of. Some people are searching German-Jewish family that immigrated to England and we could use your expertise! https://...

    Started by mrsandrea‎, 17-08-2013 6:23 PM
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  11. whats in a name?

    hi all have been searching for my ggg granmother Julia White who appeared from nowhere in 1841. I know her parents were jewish and changed their name to White and they entered through London as Whites. would this indicate an original name and why White? as I am a direct female descendant I am...

    Started by dilysm‎, 06-03-2009 11:58 AM
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  12. Possible Jewish ancestry - where do I start?

    Hello, I am looking for a William JACOBS who was born (according to his age at burial) in about 1766. Given his surname I wonder if he had Jewish roots. His wife was Mary. They had at least 10 children baptised into the Church of England in Eton, Buckinghamshire, starting in the 1792. However,...

    Started by Stonewaller‎, 28-06-2013 3:03 PM
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  13. HERBERT COURLANDER 1875-1948

    In this thread and subsequent posts I will include data which fills in missing records relating to Herbert Courlander 1875-1948 son of Louis Courlander and Gertrude Hart. Several family trees on Ancestry Com have information on my Courlander/Hart lines but there are gaps with some later data. The...

    Started by phillip‎, 03-07-2013 1:33 PM
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    21-09-2013, 2:24 AM Go to last post

    Following a visit to the Society of Genealogists London I made copies of the Colyer Ferguson records on the 'Turnpike Levy' families. I cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information but I am listing a range of data which might prove of interest to those researching the families. The key names on...

    Started by phillip‎, 22-04-2009 6:16 PM
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    As part of my research into the Levy links to Crawcour and Jacobs I have noted amongst my distant Jacobs cousins data the relationship between Charlotte Levy who married Edward Lawrence Levy b abt 1828 ( also used Laurence as a middle name. Charlotte Levy was the daughter of Daniel Levy and Amelia...

    Started by phillip‎, 17-01-2010 6:03 PM
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  16. Connection between Krosy & Vittonsky

    I believe these two families are related. They are both from Poland but I cannot trace the relationship.

    Started by Jan Stokes‎, 03-09-2013 8:48 AM
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    09-09-2013, 3:38 PM Go to last post

    This new thread will look in more detail at the Simmons ( Simons/Cohen) and Hart families who married each other. There is a range of data on Sir Percy Coleman Simmons including his portrait and photographs on various websites. This post looks at his parents Henry John Simmons and Fanny Hart. Fanny...

    Started by phillip‎, 31-08-2013 12:32 PM
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  18. Zachariah, Jacob born 1862 Southampton

    Hello everyone. I am in Canada and have been at a roadblock for a long time on my mother's paternal grandfather. He used a number of variations of his name during his first 20 or so years in Ontario Canada and ultimately ended with the name John Leslie Jacques. I have found a number of...

    Started by CDBlack‎, 04-09-2013 4:32 AM
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  19. Solomon/s family london 18thC

    Hi looking for anyone who has researched their SOLOMON/S line back into the 18thC I have Judith SOLOMONS b C Sept 1786, Horeton (?), Middlesex. Her father's patronym was Aryeh Yehuda. Perhaps there are siblings, so would be interested if you have someone on your tree born about this date....

    Started by Cynlynian‎, 28-04-2013 10:30 AM
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  20. Mrs Krendel ( Clara)Jakobovitch Beckman

    My Great Grandmother was born Krindel but went under the name of Clara. I'm not sure but the story is my Great Grandmother came from Breslav East Germany. I'm looking for the family of Krendel Jakobovitch not sure if the surname is the correct spelling . .The only thing the headstone tells us...

    Started by ancestry‎, 17-08-2013 7:09 PM
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