Jewish Will Extracts 18th – 19th Century

Will Extract
Reference NA183
Family Name ISAAC
Forenames Benjamin
Probate Date 1750 (4 May)
Address Magpie Alley, Fenchurch Street
Occupation Merchant
Siblings Brother, Levy Isaac of Bomsall in Bohemia and brothers and sisters in Prague or elsewhere in Germany.
Children Levy Isaac, Henry Isaac of Fenchurch Street, Rachel the wife of Barent Gompertz of London and Judith the wife of Hyam Moses, merchant of London.
Grandchildren Jacob and Esther Moses the children of Judith. Ephraim, Hyam and Isaac Isaac the sons of Henry. Frances, Solomon, Isaac, Joseph, Samuel, Bella? And Judith Gompertz the seven children of Rachel.
Other Relatives Marns? Fishell son of Fishel Marns? Of Prague,to late wife’s sister in Amsterdam and to ‘my chaplin’ Rabbi Hyam Gompertz.
Bequests For the poor children in the city of Bomsall where he was born
Executors, Administrators Henry Isaac
Witnesses Samuel and Mathew Troughton?
Notes GSMEM 1708-1750 [ISAAC] [Benjamin] Wolf Isaac (Benjamin ISAAC, pillar of the Hambro Synagogue
NA Cat Ref Prob/11/779


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