Jewish Will Extracts 18th – 19th Century

Will Extract
Reference NA689
Family Name LEVY
Forenames Abraham
Probate Date 1847 (7 Oct)
Address Temple Street, Bristol.
Occupation Shoe Manufacturer.
Siblings Mark, Daniel and Leah Levy (widow)
Other Relatives Nephew, Morris Levy the son of Mark Levy, General Dealer of Guernsey. Marla, Sarah and Moss Levy the children of his sister Leah. Hannah the daughter of his brother Daniel.
Bequests Joel Solomon, Pawnbroker of Bristol. Ann Rowe, servant
Executors, Administrators Mark Levy and Joel Solomon
Witnesses Joseph Benjamin and Joseph Platravers.
Notes Brother Daniel is Survey 1851 ID.20151 . Morris the son of brother Mark is Survey 1851 ID.1252, “lodging with Maurice Lazarus (ID 1251) in the 1851 census. The census gives his birthplace as ‘France’, but he is here taken to be the Morriis Levy (a brother of ID 1021) who was born in – nearby – Jersey. (needs confirming). The Morris Levy who was Mark Levy and Mary Lambert’s son was involved with another brother, Samuel, in an incident in the Maori Wars in New Zealand, in which they together rescued a missionary whose colleague had already been murdered (source, Illustrated London News).”

NA Cat Ref Prob 11/2063