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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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    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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    17-03-2018, 4:00 PM 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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    09-03-2018, 8:59 PM Go to last post

    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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    08-03-2018, 8:25 PM Go to last post

    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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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    27-02-2018, 7:25 PM Go to last post

    This new thread follows on from an earlier thread Judah Lee Simmonds-Maria Solomon who were the parents of Benjamin Lee Simmonds. Benjamin died in 1929 and had married Rachael Lyons in 1889. The Morning Post Monday February 6, 1899 recorded On the 2nd inst.at 110 Brondesbury Villas Kilburn at...

    Started by phillip‎, 28-02-2015 1:34 PM
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  10. 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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    22-02-2018, 8:26 AM 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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    18-02-2018, 9:13 AM Go to last post

    This new thread should be read in conjunction with an earlier thread on Coleman Simmonds and Esther Jesurun the parents of Morris Moses. Coleman Simmonds 1815-1889 was the son of Wolf Simmonds 1774-1844 and Eve Jacobs 1779-1869 ( see thread on them and also the Wolf Simmonds -Judah Lee Simmonds...

    Started by phillip‎, 17-02-2018 7:47 PM
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    17-02-2018, 9:19 PM Go to last post

    This new thread follows up initial data posted on Woolf Simmonds aka Simmons aka Simons. The focus of this new thread is Judah Lee Simmonds son of Woolf Simmonds. Synagogue Scribes GSM2 191/20 record the marriage of Judah Lee Simmonds Hebrew name Yehuda priv.member father's Hebrew name...

    Started by phillip‎, 05-01-2015 7:47 AM
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    16-02-2018, 8:06 PM Go to last post

    This new thread should be read in conjunction with earlier threads on the Jacobs/Simmonds and specifically Woolf Simmonds-Eve Jacobs; Simmonds lines; Abraham Benjamin and Rebecca Simmonds among several others. This new post is a brief start researching the Hannah Simmonds aka SIMMONS and Zadok aka...

    Started by phillip‎, 29-01-2017 4:29 PM
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    14-02-2018, 6:12 PM Go to last post

    This thread is for my Simmonds/Jacobs distant cousins particularly those in the UK,USA and South America. The thread should be read in conjunction with earlier threads on Wolf Simmonds-Eve Jacobs and Judah Lee Simmonds-Maria Solomon. I have posted widely on the Simmonds and Jacobs lines...

    Started by phillip‎, 02-02-2018 8:15 PM
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    13-02-2018, 8:45 PM Go to last post

    I am starting a new post to provide further data on the lines relating to Henry Levy Lewis died 1831 Jamaica and his wife Sophia Levy Lewis. Earlier posts on this couple and their children appeared under " Edward Lawrence Levy-solicitor". Currently, there is no evidence to indicate that Henry Levy...

    Started by phillip‎, 20-09-2012 2:15 PM
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  17. 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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    06-02-2018, 7:34 PM Go to last post

    This new thread links to a range of earlier threads on the Simmons aka Simonds and Jacobs aka Letson aka Litzen lines. These lines have their origins in Germany and there is now significant and growing data collated by the various Simmonds/Jacobs distant cousins world wide. In this post I will add...

    Started by phillip‎, 16-04-2015 1:40 PM
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    04-02-2018, 3:30 PM Go to last post

    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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  20. Looking for Jewish ancestors in the UK

    To all concerned,this a new thread for some names already mentioned in earlier thread. Am looking for al data of my UK Jewish ancestors for the surnames: RIMINI and DUQUE All information is welcome since I do not have easy access to UK records. Names to look for:

    Started by Beek1956‎, 25-01-2018 8:46 AM
    duque, rimini
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    26-01-2018, 9:31 AM Go to last post

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