Jewish Will Extracts 18th – 19th Century

Will Extract
Reference NA1203
Family Name GOMES ERGAS/ La Cour
Forenames David aka David La Cour
Probate Date 1730 (23 Jan)
Address London
Occupation Merchant
Children Sarah wife of his cousin Benjamin Belmonte, Merchant of London; Jael the wife of Isaac Levy Flores; Samuel Gomes Ergas aka La Cour, Raphael Gomes Ergas aka La Cour, Isaac Gomes Ergas aka La Cour and Abraham Gomes Ergas aka La Cour
Other Relatives
Executors, Administrators The current Head of the Portuguese Synagogue, London together with his four sons, Samuel, Raphael, Isaac and Abraham.
Witnesses David Mendes Da Castro, Thomas Borking? Of the royal Exchange and Joseph Smith his clerk. Names of the parnassim recorded at time of probate.
Notes Requests to be buried at Mile End. Possibly the marriage in 1702 to Simcha Jessurun, Akevoth, Sephardic marriages, MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE 703- 82. Daughter Jael (b. 1705) married in 1728, Akevoth, Sephardic marriages, MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE 716-294
NA Cat Ref Prob 11/635


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