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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
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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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    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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    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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  3. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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    Hi All I am very interested in this man and especially his son Moses(Morris) and grandson, also Isaac. I believe he came to London in 1832 and died in London, in around 1840, leaving his second wife Bella, with the children. I believe Moses (b 1810 in Hamburg), married a Rachel "Matilda in...

    Started by jaseazulay‎, 13-03-2014 4:01 PM
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    06-11-2018, 1:47 AM Go to last post

    This thread is in response to a private request from a researcher seeking to identify the relationship between Nathaniel Joseph SOLOMON aka SALMON c1811-1894 and Edward SOLOMON =Rachel JOSEPH. The researcher has been seeking evidence which confirms or not whether Nathaniel was the eldest son of...

    Started by phillip‎, 24-10-2018 3:41 PM
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    05-11-2018, 5:55 PM Go to last post

    I've previously posted on Ann (c. 1768-1853), wife of a Mr Levy, then of Samuel Isaacs, orange merchant, of New Street, Covent Garden. She has a large number of descendants, mostly through her children by her first husband, who were: - Ann Levy/Isaacs, 1805-1877, the wife of Samuel Isaacs,...

    Started by mark_bridge‎, 21-04-2014 8:14 PM
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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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    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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  17. 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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  18. Polish neophytes

    The registers of ennobled Polish neophytes based on unique sources - Edited by a Moderator to remove a link to a site that contains commercial advertising unconnected with family history

    Started by Lowczy‎, 20-08-2018 12:43 PM
    gentry, jewish, neophytes, polish
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  19. 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
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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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