Jewish Will Extracts 18th – 19th Century

Will Extract
Reference NA1342
Family Name SIERRA
Forenames Moses
Probate Date 1792 (22 May)
Address Staining Lane, London
Occupation Gentleman
Siblings Zipporah
Other Relatives
Bequests Elizabeth Norris daughter of William Norris late of St. Mary le Bow; Anne Raffey, Servant; Godson Joshua Lomax the son of Caelb Lomax Esq; Abraham Greenwood of Staining Lane; Edward Forster and Thomas Furley Forster.
Executors, Administrators Edward Forster and Thomas Furley Forster.
Witnesses J***? Knapp; Thomas Georg Knapp and Robt. Skinner.
Notes Moses (1709-92) was secretary of the Russia Company. His father was a Portuguese Jew and his mother a Christian. Moses was born and died in Staining Lane and like his mother was buried in the Abbey Church at St. Albans. Zipporah inherited his estate which
NA Cat Ref Prob 11/1219


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