Papers relating to Abraham Mocatta and the Sephardi community in London

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Papers including an article headed `Leaders of European chess' A. Mocatta, President of the City of London Chess Club, 1894-7, in the American Chess Magazine; a report on the funeral of Abraham Mocatta in The Jewish world, 28 Dec 1900; a vote of condolence passed by the Board of Deputies on the death of Mocatta in the Jewish Chronicle, 25 Jan 1901; report of an address by Haham Gaster on Abraham Mocatta and a genealogy of the Mocatta family from 1677 onwards in the Jewish Chronicle, 4 Jan 1901; report of the same address in the Jewish World, 4 Jan 1961; illustrated supplement to the Jewish Chronicle on the Bevis Marks bicentenary, 28 Jun 1901; reports in the Jewish Chronicle on the celebration of the Bevis Marks bicentenary, 5 Jul 1901; invitation to Miss Ella Mocatta to lay the foundation stone of the Lauderdale Road Synagogue, 15 Dec 1895, and order of service for this ceremony; order of service for the dedication of Lauderdale Road Synagogue, 6 October 1896; and an order of service for the blessing of the sun, Lauderdale Road Synagogue, 8 Apr 1853.

Administrative / Biographical History

Papers relating to Abraham Mocatta and to the Sephardi community in London.

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