Jewish Will Extracts 18th – 19th Century

Will Extract
Reference NA999
Family Name JACOBS
Forenames Woolf otherwise William
Probate Date 1853 (27 July)
Address 2 Russell Place, Old Kent Road.
Occupation Gentleman
Children William and Elizabeth
Other Relatives
Bequests Sarah Sannick (Stannick?), Housekeeper
Executors, Administrators Sarah Sannick (Stannick?), Housekeeper and Spinster
Witnesses Lucy Pillar and William Pillar. By the time of Woolf’s death Lucy was a widow at 2 Salisbury Lane, Bermondsley Wall. Also appeared Edward John Gain, Lawyer of 7 Union Row, Bermondsley.
Notes His children were baptised but he was probably Jewish. His housekeeper ABIGAIL JACOBS is listed as his wife in the Census of 1851. Could she be “Abigail JACOBS . I am the wife of Woolf Jacobs, who keeps a tobacconist’s shop in Featherstone-street. ” Old Bailey t18390204-731
NA Cat Ref Prob 11/2175


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