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  1. 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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  2. 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. 1930 London Telephone Number

    I wonder if there's anyone who can crack this little mystery? I have a great Aunt Fanny Lewis 1882-1964 who was always known professionally as Frances Lewis. She was a licensed restaurant manager in an age when few women held positions of power. I've now discovered a business telephone number...

    Started by StuartLewis‎, 14-10-2018 3:33 PM
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  2. Seeking father of Charles Lewis (c.1844-19??)

    I'm hoping someone can give me some inspiration to locate the father of Charles Lewis born probably in York in 1844. According to his marriage certificate, his father was Levy Lewis. I found him in London cenuses after his marriage in London in 1875 without difficulty, but cannot find him...

    Started by slewis1‎, 10-11-2012 4:17 PM
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  3. Goulston. Mile end.??

    Hi I'm looking for information on my great great grandfather and his father Edward. My great great grandfather Henry Morris goulston born 1843/4 mile end Middlesex. His father Edward Morris goulston born 1813/4 mile end Middlesex. He also lived in Bancroft cottage at some point. The...

    Started by Simon1978‎, 03-10-2018 5:12 PM
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  4. Navy Lists as 18th cent source for Port Jews

    I periodically hit upon an out-of-the-box source for information about Jews prior to census records. One of these are the Navy Lists put out by the British Admiralty, some of which can be found on Google Books. The Navy licensed individuals to act as agents in port cities and most of those for...

    Started by Eve Mary‎, 01-09-2018 6:45 PM
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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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  6. BARNETT CRAWCOUR- SURGEON DENTIST c1776-1834

    For Crawcour distant relatives here is a brief summary of the children of Barnett Crawcour c1776-1834 surgeon dentist and one of the sons of Samuel Crawcour 1748-1816 and Rebecca b? d 1821 ( probably Levy). Barnett was married twice - first to Fredcha bat Benjamin ( they married in 1807). The...

    Started by phillip‎, 21-08-2010 7:55 AM
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  7. Napthali Asher Hart MD

    I am tracing the 'missing' relatives in my Aaron Hart and Ann Rebecca Hart nee Crawcour lines and looking for any data on their son Napthali Asher Hart b 4 May 1858 Rose Lawn Cottage Oval Kennington Surrey. Napthali married Edmee Richards ( daughter of Marion Greatorex and Alfred Bate Richards) in...

    Started by phillip‎, 04-05-2009 12:51 PM
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  8. Polish neophytes

    The registers of ennobled Polish neophytes based on unique sources - Jewish Gentry

    Started by Lowczy‎, 20-08-2018 12:43 PM
    gentry, jewish, neophytes, polish
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  9. Henry Simon LAZARUS Whitchurch and Prestwich

    I'm trying to sort out confusing census information re Henry Simon LAZARUS and his BARNETT son-in-law and grandchildren. I'm posting what I think is relevant to my questions, which are near the end of this post. Henry Simon LAZARUSís father may have been Simon Lazarus, a cheese factor of...

    Started by Eve Mary‎, 16-08-2018 6:52 PM
    z. barnett
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  10. BARNETT, JACOBS, LAZARUS, COHEN 1800s London

    Elizabeth BARNETT married (1805) Eleazer LAZARUS (son of Yoseph of Worms) of Chiswell Street. No father's name is recorded for Elizabeth (synagoguescribes Great Synagogue marriages). Eleazer LAZARUS died in 1825. In 1841 Elizabeth is with her adult children (Joseph LAZARUS is Head) and with...

    Started by Eve Mary‎, 27-05-2018 7:27 AM
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  11. Help me find Lewis Lyon

    Hello, this is my first time on this site, I am trying to trace my ggg grandfather Lewis Lyon I can find no record of his birth, I have though found that he was baptized in 1811 where he converted from Judaism all other records I have census etc which he says he was born in City of London 1791, has...

    Started by allyjane‎, 04-11-2012 4:56 PM
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  12. SARAH HART NEE SIMMONS-JOHN BUTLER BUSHELLE

    This thread is an update to much earlier threads -PERCY HORACE UNDERWOOD possibly PERCY HART started 26.3.2011; HART,SIMMONS-THORLEY-WHELAN-WILLETT UK and Australian links 01.10.2006; CLAUDE SPENCER HART In these threads I provided a range of data relating to David Hart son of John Hart and...

    Started by phillip‎, 22-07-2018 1:56 PM
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  13. JACOB RIMINI-SAMUEL DUQUE

    Paul I have taken the liberty of posting a new thread on your request for data on Jacob Rimini and Samuel Duque Dutch Jews lines as per your original thread Looking for family name Gosschalk and Beek. I am basing the data on Ancestry.Com Public family trees and wherever possible cross...

    Started by phillip‎, 25-01-2018 11:53 AM
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  14. De Lara revisited

    Hi Philip hope all is well I am trying to find out if the following is correct, (by the way the wedding entry has no witness on the site) David Cohen de Lara married Rachel Brandon Belmonte May 1805 in Amsterdam I am trying to find out firstly how they fit into the de lara tree but also did...

    Started by kevininlondon‎, 07-07-2018 8:39 PM
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  15. Sarah Nunes Martines

    Hi, Does anyone have the maiden name of Sarah Nunes Martines, first wife of Moses (Moss) 'Isaac Abraham' Nunes Martines (1786). Have names of their children. Sarah was a proselyte. Moses' second wife was Esther da Silva, (nee Martin) the mother of his daughter in law, Marian (Miriam) da Silva. ...

    Started by Maggieoo‎, 07-07-2018 8:16 PM
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  16. PIETRO SANTAMARIA-CONSTANCE HART

    In 2009 I posted a thread Albert Santa Maria-Constance Hart ( 30.05.2009) in which I sought to identify further information on the marriage and subsequent children of Albert Santa Maria and Constance Hart. In the earlier thread I did not put much data on the lines because I lacked information. I...

    Started by phillip‎, 30-06-2018 5:50 PM
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  17. ROSINA MARJORIE HART-ALFRED AARON HART

    This new thread relates to two brother and sister Rosina Marjorie Hart 1891-1970 and Alfred Aaron Hart 1895-unknown. Their parents were Edmee Georgina Camilla Greatorex and Napthali Asher Hart. I have posted a range of data on Edmee Greatorex Hart nee Richards 22.7.2009 and Napthali Asher Hart MD...

    Started by phillip‎, 26-06-2018 2:53 PM
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  18. Nunes Martinez London

    For those of us who have Nunes Martinez in our our ancestry, please meet the first person bearing this name in London. Jose Nunes Martines (yes he signed with an 's') arrived here between 1695 and 1710 when he married Sarah de Moseh Nunes Cardoso I am attaching a copy of their Ketuba..

    Started by kevininlondon‎, 21-06-2018 7:44 PM
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  19. Isaac Abraham Jacobs

    Looking for birth/parent info on Isaac Abraham Jacobs b<1810> Exeter. Married Elizabeth Lewis 13 Nov 1833 @ St James, Bristol. Children of Isaac and Elizabeth are Abraham Isaac b1834, Emma b1839, Samuel b1841, Elizabeth b1843, Esther b1845, James b1849, Lydia b1857.

    Started by pat fowles‎, 18-06-2018 1:09 PM
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  20. Goodman, born Kiev lived London

    It's a forlorn hope, which has troubled people for many years. My great grandfather Louis Goodman and his wife Rebecca arrived in London between the birth of their daughter Annie in 1892 and son Marks in 1896. The family was deported sometime between 1905 and 1908 (son Reuben born 1905 in London,...

    Started by RuthM0‎, 06-06-2018 2:33 PM
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