Jewish Will Extracts 18th – 19th Century

Will Extract
Reference NA1364
Family Name FRANCIA
Forenames Abraham
Probate Date 1810 (14 Dec)
Address Cliffords Inn Passage, Fleet Street.
Occupation Gentleman
Spouse Elizabeth Esther
Other Relatives Wife’s sister is Jane Marks, Spinster of 43 Somers Town Terrace
Bequests Joseph Delafond jr. the son of Joseph Delafond Jeweller of Broadway, Black Friars. Joanna Winterborne residing with Joseph Delafond. Mary Price, Servant
Executors, Administrators Elizabeth Esther Francia and Richard Lambe, Print Seller of Fleet Street.
Witnesses Tho. Taylor of Featherston Buildings, Holborn and T. Taylor his clerk.
Notes During the seventeenth century Simon Francia and his brother Domingo Roderigues/Roiz (d.1688) moved to London. They were members of the Portuguese Synagogue and many were involved in the wine trade with Bordeaux.

NA Cat Ref Prob 11/1517


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