Jewish Will Extracts 18th – 19th Century

Will Extract
Reference NA612
Forenames Isaac
Probate Date 1780 (7 Sept)
Siblings Alexander, Captain in the Royal Navy and Ralph
Other Relatives
Bequests Dr. Richard Smallbrook; John Kerr, Surgeon; Re. Arnold King; Re;. James Townley; Sir John Chapman
Executors, Administrators Admin to William Chapman (creditor) and Alexander Schomberg.
Witnesses David Jones and John Webb.
Notes Isaac was a son of Meyer Lw Schomberg of Wrttemberg, (1690-1761), Meyer’s father, Lw Schomberg, was a physician in Meyer’s birthplace. Meyer moved to London in 1721. He became alienated from the Jewish community and encouraged his sons to become Anglicans. Meyer was buried in Hackney churchyard.
He had at least seven sons and one daughter:
Isaac, physician, with Alexander left all but 3s. of their father’s estate in his will Ralph or Raphael, Isaac’s twin, physician and public notary, left 1s. in his father’s will .
Joel, physician, practising in Metz and Thann.
Moses (17201779), public notary
Solomon (17241774), public notary, left 1s. in his father’s will
Rebecca (17191742), died young.
Alexander (17201804), Royal Navy captain, with Isaac left all but 3s. of their father’s estate in his will
Henry Schomberg, purchased an army commission, reached the rank of lieutenant-colonel, left 1s. in his father’s will (From Wikipedia).
NA Cat Ref Prob 11/1069


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