Tag: Jewish genealogy

BBC Living History Series

SynagogueScribes was contacted today by the makers of a new series. They want to find participants to take part in this experiment where modern day people will live for 3 weeks as the East End of London Victorians did in…






Hambro Synagogue Burial Records

SynagogueScribes are pleased to announce the addition of over 500 burial records from Hambro Synagogue to our database covering 1797 to 1843. Here are just some that we have managed to match to entries on our sister site CemeteryScribes: ASSER,…






ROSENTHALL in your family tree?

ROSENTHALL. Does your family tree or your genealogy contain this name? If so, this may be your lucky day! A visitor to www.synagoguescribes.co.uk has contacted us with a very generous offer. He has in his possession an original receipt from…






Over 400 will extracts added to SynagogueScribes

Over 400 Will extracts added to SynagogueScribes.com Each entry contains valuable information for tracing your Jewish Genealogy. Family names include: Aarons, Abadee, Aboab, Abrahams, Alexander, Allen, Alvares, Arons, Attias, Bamberger, Barnard, Barnet, Barnett, Barrow, Benjamin, Bernstein, Barndon, Bravo, Cantor, Capua,…






Midrash Phineas Subscribers 1794-5

We are very grateful to Henry Roche for his donation of the following data and his full description of them: MPS (Midrash Phineas Subscribers) – INTRODUCTION by Henry Roche This remarkable list of Midrash Phineas Subscribers has for many years…






Names from Great Synagogue’s Early Account Books

We are very grateful to Henry Roche for his donation of the following data and his full description of them, these records can now be searched for on SynagogueScribes: GSEAB (Great Synagogue’s Early Account Books) – INTODUCTION by Henry Roche.…






Over 1,000 burials records added to SynagogueScribes

These burial records have been abstracted from Hambro Synagogue burial registers and cover 1791 to 1872. Whilst these records show the date, Family Name, Forename and address of the deceased, where known, full transcriptions of these records, including Hebrew names,…






Isaac ABOAB of Gibraltar

There are a number of fascinating elements to Isaac Aboab’s Will, an abstract of which, thanks to David Alexander, will soon be added to SynagogueScribes’ ever growing collection. Isaac was born in Tetuan (a city in northern Morocco) in about…






Names, place and Ebarstrow

In 2010 we featured a piece on our Cemeteryscribes blog Names: Places of origin or occupations or ? We recently received a lengthy follow-up from a correspondent from Australia. Much of this very interesting post is outside our scope. Neither…






Australian marriage collection

We have added a further 50 records to our Australian marriage collection bringing the total to 450. This is a very important source of information for researchers of Jewish genealogy as many of the individuals originated in UK and then…






THE PORTSMOUTH CIRCUMCISION REGISTER

THE PORTSMOUTH CIRCUMCISION REGISTER   113 Circumcision records, transcribed by Henry Roche from the original register.   We are delighted to announce the inclusion in this valuable set of records in our Main Database. These unique records, which carry the…






Secular Multi Search

Introducing our new Secular records Multi search! This is still in the development stage but will contain all our Secular Records so that you can search them all in one go. For now the database contains 400 Australian Mariages, 600…






MISTAKES HAPPEN!

And when they do, we hold our hands up and apologise.  We recently found an error in our transcript of the Will of Elizabeth Gompertz NA143. which has now been corrected online.  We do our best to get things right…






More Will Abstracts

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…






Portsmouth records by Henry Roche

PORTSMOUTH SYNAGOGUE EARLY MEMBERSHIP LIST 1765 to 1843 (PSEM)       Henry Roche Oct.2012 NOTES:  This list (PSEM) is taken from the Purchases of Membership recorded in the Portsmouth Synagogue First Minute Book (MB1), which covers the period 1765 to 1843. MB1…






George Rigal 1925 – 2012

We are sad to report the death of one of the great servants of Anglo-Jewish genealogy. George’s knowledge was encyclopaedic and his generosity in sharing that knowledge was unsurpassed. With nothing more than the most basic information – a name…