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Green Lane Cemetery, Liverpool

August 20, 2011
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Green Lane Cemetery, Liverpool

We have been sent the following list of 394 individuals buried at Green Lane, Jewish Cemetery Liverpool. This Jewish cemetery was acquired in 1839 and used until about 1921 although there was a later burial there in 1952. Unfortunately none of the entries include dates – can you help??   If you can identify...
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Names and their history

June 8, 2011
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The following is an extract from a post on Jewishgen, published here with the kind permission of Dick Plotz. Dick posted this in answer to a query about a Hebrew inscription which was hard to read. We thought this excellent answer and background description of the name Shraga Feivush would be of interest to...
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More Will extracts added!

May 29, 2011
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Over 100 further Will extracts have been added to SynagogueScribes Secular database. These can be searched here Plus we are already collating a third batch of extracts to be added soon. Amongst them was a lucky find, which we can’t wait to mention. You don’t normally expect to find detailed information of an individual’s...
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Jewish Will Extracts 18th – 19th Century

February 22, 2011
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Jewish Will Extracts 18th – 19th Century

SynagogueScribes are delighted to announce a brilliant new addition to our special section featuring Secular Records. Ranging from 1682 to the late Nineteenth century, from towns across the United Kingdom and  places as far afield as New York, Jamaica, and Australia, from the wealthy slave-owner to the humble general dealer, from Silversmiths and Quill...
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Records, records and more records!

February 13, 2011
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I was reading the other day on Dick Eastman’s Genealogy Newsletter that the number of individuals it would take to make up 42 generations is 4,398,046,511,102. Just 20 generations would be over a million, and a more manageable 10 generations would be 1,022 individuals. Given that, in an ideal world, you would need to...
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Hambro synagogue burial records

December 2, 2010
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Following the very recent addition of over 1,000 Great Synagogue burial records to SynagogueScribes we have now add Hambro Synagogue burial records from 1788 to 1814. Please note that although the transcript is complete, the original record itself may only be a partial coverage of the period. Please see ‘sources‘ for more information. Or...
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Over 21,000 records now on SynagogueScribes !

November 18, 2010
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We are delighted to announce the addition of over 1,000 burial records to SynagogueScribes.com There are now over 21,000 records available! These records, from our DPL series, have been transcribed from the Great Synagogue Register of Burials at the German Jews Burying Ground – the New Cemetery Ducking Pond Lane Bethnal Green (Brady Street)...
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New look for Synagogue Scribes!

November 14, 2010
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We have just loaded up our new look site and hope you like it. The new style allows us more space and opportunity for detailed announcements and articles as well as all all the information you are used to finding on SynagogueScribes.
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