Jewish Will Extracts 18th – 19th Century

Will Extract
Reference NA493
Family Name SOLOMON
Forenames Moses
Probate Date 1838 (19 Oct)
Address Bedford Street, Plymouth
Occupation Watch Manufacturer.
Children Sons, Sidney Solomon, Samuel Solomon, Henry Solomon aka Henry Grafton of 8 1/2 Garnault Place, Spitalfields and Frederick Solomon aka Frederick Grafton. Daughters, Catherine, Esther, Jane and Emma Solomon.
Other Relatives
Executors, Administrators Henry Solomon (Grafton), Samuel Solomon and Catherine Solomon (the latter two of 26 Bedford Street, Plymouth.
Witnesses G.W. Massy? And Henry Benjamin.
Notes Susser, Plymouth: A92 Moses ben Jacob from the City of London which was the city of his birth died Thursday night and buried Friday 3 Elul 5598 [= 24 August 1838]. [Reverse] Moses Solomon formerly of Scotland …. London. (According to Miss Allegra Dawe a family tradition says that the family originated from Valenciennes, France. He seems to be the brother of Phineas Solomon who lived at Bevis Marks London, 1811 1822 and who was at 8 Great Alie Street, London, from 1825 1834. Wholesale watchmaker in Frankfort Street 1836. From two wives he had 13 children all married in Church, even those who had a Jewish spouse.)
NA Cat Ref Prob 11/1902


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