Jewish Will Extracts 18th – 19th Century

Will Extract
 
Reference NA1066
Family Name LEWIS
Forenames Hyam
Probate Date 1851 (1 Sept)
Address Formerly Prague, then, Brighton
Occupation “Gentleman of the Jewish Persuasion”
Spouse
Parents
Siblings
Children Rebecca the wife of Ezekiel Emanuel, Jeweller of 3 Hard, Portsea; Benjamin Lewis;
Grandchildren
Other Relatives
Bequests
Executors, Administrators Benjamin Lewis, Ezekiel Emanuel, Lawrence Levy, Merchant of 28 Finsbury Square and Somers Clarke of Brighton.
Witnesses Witness names unclear, they are clerks to *** Clarke and **** of Brighton. Also Samuel Pycroft and Robert John Dempster.
Notes Letter of denization dated c. 16 Nov. In the 57th year of the reign of George III. Son Benjamin is probably NSB L134, father Hayim b. Eliezer. For Ezekiel Emanuel see Gazette 25127 (for 1882) PURSUANT to a Judgment of the High Court of Justice, Chancery Division, made in an action in the matter of the estate of Ezekiel Emanuel, deceased……. The creditors of Ezekiel Emanuel, late of 3, the Hard, Portsea, in the county of Southampton, Goldsmith and Jeweller, who died on or about the 31st day of October, 1860, are (to apply to) George Henry Lewis, of the firm of Messrs. Lewis and Lewis, of 10 and 11, Ely-place, Holborn….the Solicitor of the defendants, Emanuel Emanuel and Lewis Emanuel, the executors of the said Ezekiel Emanuel, deceased….Dated this 12th day of July,1882.
NA Cat Ref Prob 11/2139

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