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More Will Abstracts

November 11, 2012
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Few of the abstracts on our site conceal quite so much romance and drama behind the dry, archaic, legal language in which it was written, as the Will of Jacques de Paiva  who wrote his Will aboard the ship Beaufort en route to Madras, and whose widow subsequently became the mistress of mistress of...
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A less exotic place to live

April 14, 2012
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From time to time, in our work of transcribing early Anglo Jewish community records,  we have come across Hebrew words which translate as “From the Medina“. To our  ill-informed minds, this was romantically suggestive of Morocco, or some other exotic North African or Arab city. and made quite a change from the habitual places...
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Death on the streets of London, a poignant 18th century mystery

September 8, 2011
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Preparing records for our website SynagogueScribes  consists of several operations. First comes the transcription of the original. This is followed, in turn, by the transliteration \ translation of the Hebrew content; the conversion of Hebrew Dates into Civil dates; the quest for identification of individuals, followed by additional research, including linking to persons already...
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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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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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