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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. 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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    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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  3. 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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    Nikki and my Jacobs cousins- Here are the GRO Marriage Record details for Isaac Harris and Rebekah Jacobs: June 24 1846 Western Synagogue St James Westminster ISAAC HARRIS full age bachelor BOOTMAKER 49 Duke St Lincoln Inn Fields- father- MYER HARRIS -TAILOR REBEKAH JACOBS full age spinster no...

    Started by phillip‎, 10-05-2013 2:49 PM
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    I have another conundrum that I wish to ask for help. My dads mother, Freda Syvan to Jacob Syvan is also desperate for a marriage certificate. If you can find this,then... I dont know.. She got to UK in 1913 vis Hamburg .. we have the ship manifest. Her family came from Korycin, Poland. Her...

    Started by jaquigee‎, 20-10-2016 4:42 AM
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    I have posted this new thread as a follow on from the earlier thread Amelia Hart 1843-1907-Davies-Wileman-Coopman. This new thread links the Hart-Davies-Davis- Coopman lines through marriages and births. I explained in the earlier thread that Amelia Hart 1843-1907 daughter of John Hart and...

    Started by phillip‎, 29-04-2018 2:46 PM
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    09-05-2018, 7:59 PM Go to last post

    This new thread should be read in conjunction with the following threads on this forum John Hart-Elizabeth Jacobs; Sarah Hart alias Miss Agnes Burdett actress;Theodore Pincus 1821-74-Sarah Hart 1832-1900 and particularly Maurice Davies- Amelia Hart. I have looked for some years for data that...

    Started by phillip‎, 28-04-2018 3:44 PM
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    This new thread is for my Hauer/Simmonds/Jacobs cousins and for those Simmonds/Tidd who are currently unaware of the relationships between the various families. The thread should be read in conjunction with the several threads I have written on the Simmonds/Jacobs and related lines on this Jewish...

    Started by phillip‎, 24-04-2018 10:44 AM
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    27-04-2018, 3:31 PM Go to last post

    This new thread should be read in conjunction with 2 previous threads- Jacobs family china and glass merchants particularly #122-134 and Dinah Rauner Simmonds- Lewis Jacobs. In this new thread I will post initial British Census Data on the Daniel Jacobs and Esther Simmonds lines. These lines...

    Started by phillip‎, 29-12-2014 6:07 PM
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  10. In search of sooooo much more

    Hi everyone. I have been researching my tree for a long time, and I am very interested to know more about where my family are from. I have Gt. Gt. Gt Gradfather Philip LEVI born 1814 Born Whitechapel London and lived at Stanley Terrace London, which was the family home for many years. I am...

    Started by lynnanddana‎, 14-07-2016 7:34 PM
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    This new thread relates to Francis Norton and Julia Jacobs. Julia Jacobs is the daughter of Lewis Henry Jacobs and Dinah Rawner Simmons and previous threads have included reference to Julia's siblings and her Simmonds relatives. Julia appears with her widowed mother and siblings in the 1851...

    Started by phillip‎, 07-01-2015 2:06 PM
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  12. Myers of Cumberland/Manchester

    A 95-year-old relative is convinced that his grandmother, my great-grandmother, was a Jewess disowned by her family for marrying out. Others in the family seem unaware of this or of any Jewish connection. Perhaps this forum can help. Rebecca Myers Born 1863 in Drigg, Cumberland. Her father John...

    Started by Jillianiris‎, 14-06-2007 4:14 PM
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  13. Looking for family name Gosschalk and Beek

    For my family tree am looking for all kinds of information on family names Gosschalk and Beek,starting with Abraham Gosschalk,born Hull 1873 who ao lived 141 Stepney Green,he married December 24,1899 in East London synagogue with Betje(Betze)Beek,born in Amsterdam 1878. They had 2 children...

    Started by Beek1956‎, 08-07-2016 6:51 AM
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    This new thread links the Australian descendants of Carlos Miguel Hauer SIMMONDS 1849 and Ellen Maria LEWIS 1851-1915 to the Simon aka Simmons aka Simmonds Jewish family from Germany. The thread should also be read in conjunction with earlier threads on the Hauer/Simmonds and related Jacobs lines....

    Started by phillip‎, 02-04-2018 11:44 AM
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    This thread follows on from three previous threads on the Isaacs/Crawcour/Solomon and other connected lines- see Lewis Isaacs-Catherine Solomon; Henry Isaacs-Alice Cashmore; John Isaacs-Deborah Solomon-Crawcour links. In the previous threads I referred to an important source of records and other...

    Started by phillip‎, 06-01-2018 2:18 PM
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    28-03-2018, 11:03 AM Go to last post

    This thread provides data on Nathaniel SIMMONDS son of Henry Napthali Simmonds 1819-1869 and Louisa Benjamin 1835-1916. The thread should be read in conjunction with earlier threads on Louisa Benjamin-Henry Napthali Simmonds and Wolf Simmonds-Eve Jacobs plus the other SIMMONDS threads. Henry...

    Started by phillip‎, 11-03-2018 8:06 PM
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    This thread follows on from an earlier thread on Isaac Crawcour and Esther Cashmore the parents of Samuel Crawcour 1837-1923. In the earlier thread I provided some data on Samuel including his GROB birth certificate which I bought in 2003. This certificate and some others on my Crawcour lines can...

    Started by phillip‎, 01-03-2018 9:16 PM
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    This new thread links to an earlier thread Judah Lee Simmonds-Maria Solomon and posts data on Rachel Eve Simmonds and her marriage to Heinrich Knoblauch. I can't locate a GRO Birth Record Index for Rachel using a combination of names but she was born about 1858 the daughter of Judah Lee Simmonds...

    Started by phillip‎, 05-01-2015 8:44 AM
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    From previous threads on my Anglo Jewish Hart lines and their marriages to various families readers will be aware that one branch of the Hart line left England and established themselves in Lynchburg Virginia before moving to New York and other parts of the US. The publication of further US...

    Started by phillip‎, 25-11-2013 11:51 AM
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  20. 19th cent. school lists as research material

    Sometimes my research leads me to census records of Jewish schools, with long lists of pupils' names. I'm curious to know if anyone has found these lists a useful source for tracing connections. Did people send their kids to the same schools their kin/friends/business associates did? Did pupils...

    Started by Eve Mary‎, 03-03-2018 6:04 AM
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