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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. 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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  2. connundrum two marriages

    Help my last resort my first Abraham de Selomoh Mendes married Hava at Bevis Marks in 1801 then a Abraham De Mendes married Elizabeth Hudson Event Date 22 Jan 1801 Saint Luke, Old Street,Finsbury,London Are they one and the same ? or is it purely coincidental The only other information I...

    Started by kevininlondon‎, 07-10-2017 6:57 PM
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    abaham, mendes, solomon
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  3. Golda Cohen and Harry Moses

    I have some details on Golda Cohen (daughter of Louis and Selina) Feb 10,1882 Whitechappel as a child, but heard she committed suicide. It may have happened after her son Alfred Moses died in Singapore during the WW2, whose record I have found. Golda and Harry had Solly (Solomon ?) and Mark who...

    Started by jaquigee‎, 03-08-2017 4:22 PM
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  4. Asher's & Cohen's - London & Birmingham

    I am trying to find out more about an Abigal Cohen (Father on 2nd marriage cert Abraham Cohen Confectioner) Also states (and on all her childrens birth certs) 1st marriage was to ? Asher who died. Literally Abigail Late Asher previously Cohen. I have a line of Asher's from who family tradition...

    Started by LisaMary‎, 05-09-2012 2:27 PM
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  5. William Linley why can't I find your marriage

    I simply can't find the marriage of William Thomas Linley to Harriet Nathan. I can't find Harriets birth either but that can wait a bit. William Thomas is the son of William Linley and Silva/Silvia Nathan. On the 1911 census WT and his wife Harriet are living with 2 of their four children in...

    Started by Ladkyis‎, 15-09-2017 3:31 PM
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  6. MARKES LEVY 1812-1877-BELLA WOOLF 1817-1881

    This new thread is for my Jacobs and Simmonds distant cousins and should be read in conjunction with earlier threads on the Simmonds and related families. One of my distant cousins in the USA has Markes Levy and Bella Woolf on his family tree and as a help I said I would research the lines further....

    Started by phillip‎, 18-07-2015 12:49 PM
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    This posts fills in a small piece of missing data on John Solomon aka as John Solomon Ellis 1815-1875 who was married to Julia Levy c1817 daughter of William and Elizabeth Levy- these are the William Levy lines who link to various families including the Jacobs and described in detail in "Wealth and...

    Started by phillip‎, 10-08-2013 8:00 AM
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  8. Goldenberg/Jews Society/Missionaries

    From Wikipedia: The Church's Ministry Among Jewish People (CMJ) (formerly the London Jews' Society and the London Society for Promoting Christianity Amongst the Jews) is an Anglican missionary society founded in 1809. My great-grandfather was Adolphe Hildebrand Goldenberg, born in Riga to Jacques...

    Started by cjhelga‎, 04-09-2017 5:59 PM
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  9. mendes and simhon families 1700s london

    david a mendes son of abraham mendes and hannah de a saqui born 1700s david married sara simhon daughter of jacob simhon this is all i have been able to find out i know mendes were portuguese jews if any one can help with info i would be really grateful thank you x

    Started by jenlouise‎, 06-07-2014 1:13 PM
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  10. levy family member first post

    Hi All, I just joined and live in Melbourne Australia. I have just found out I am seemingly related to Rebecca and Louis (Lewis?) Levy in the UK. The tree seems to be my great uncle Aron Levy (born UK, lived Kalgoorlie Australia died WW1 Sep 1917). Aron Levy son of jacob and Anna Levy (nee...

    Started by chaimaustralia‎, 31-08-2017 1:17 PM
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    Dear Yoel I have tried to send you a reply to your private message regarding seeking my help in researching Edward Jacob Jones and Phoebe Jacobs. The message I sent was returned twice. In answer to your seeking data on your Jones/Jacobs lines here is an initial very brief outline. First of all,...

    Started by phillip‎, 12-06-2017 12:40 PM
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  12. Selina Nathan and Louis Cohen graves

    Does anyone live near Edmonton Jewish Cemetery? I have Selina Nathans grave info.I am coming to London next month, how amazing to see a picture of their graves and hopefully visit. Selina Nathan District Edmonton. Vol 3A page 967 is what I have for her. Louis Cohen died January 1902, Dartford, Vol...

    Started by jaquigee‎, 12-08-2017 11:39 PM
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    This new thread provides further data on the children of Abraham Jacob (s) Jones and Sophia Goldsmid. A range of initial records were posted on the Jones/Goldsmid and related lines on the original thread relating to Edward Jacob Jones. In that post I included some data on my own relationship to the...

    Started by phillip‎, 01-07-2017 12:51 PM
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  14. DAVID JACOBS AKA LETSON c1726-1809

    This new thread links to a much earlier main thread started some years ago on the Jacobs glass and china dealers. The thread should also be looked with reference to the major data base of records on the Jacobs Tree website which has been developed over several years by one of my Jacobs cousins. ...

    Started by phillip‎, 10-06-2017 12:00 PM
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  15. Samuel Nathan Re-Visited

    I joined this site after seeing a posting by LADKYIS dated Oct 2006 re SAMUEL NATHAN having died due to blows on the head. My 2x great grandfather ABRAHAM NATHAN's marriage certificate Jan 1843 states father as Samuel Nathan occupation picture dealer. I would like to know if this is the same Samuel...

    Started by bobn‎, 24-11-2007 11:22 AM
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  16. 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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  17. Barnett

    Hello. Can anyone tell me the origins of the name Barnett, thanks.

    Started by nickiR‎, 08-10-2008 5:58 PM
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    This thread provides data on Isaac Crawcour 1815-1886 and Esther Cashmore 1816-1883. Isaac Crawcour was the son of David Crawcour and Amelia Barnes. My interest in Isaac is because he is a son of David Crawcour my 4 x great grandfather and I have been researching and posting on the Crawcour lines...

    Started by phillip‎, 08-05-2017 2:33 PM
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  19. Tasmania missing

    HELP I have a family who do not appear on the 61 or 71 census in the UK I believe they went to Tasmania where perhaps a couple of family members died (sorry to be vague) though Cohen they also used the name Israel all a bit odd. Solomon married Susannah in a church but maybe she converted later...

    Started by kevininlondon‎, 15-03-2017 1:19 PM
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    This new thread examines the relationship between Louis Norton 1798-1853 solicitor who had a second marriage to Elizabeth Levy (also her second marriage) in 1850. These Norton/Levy lines relate to the Levy/Jacobs who appear in the Jacobs family history data base as part of the Jacobs/Litzen/Letson...

    Started by phillip‎, 07-11-2013 9:48 AM
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