Circumcision registers and papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Mohel book of E.J. Solomon, in Hebrew characters, referring to Deal, London, Chatham and Sheerness; mohel book, in Hebrew characters, of Juspo Plymouth; two mohel books and registers, in Hebrew characters, of J.Solomon, successor of E.J.Solomon; mohel book, in Hebrew characters, without entries, 'presented to Revd Gershon Franklin by his friend B.W.Levi, Portsea'; B'rith Melah book, in Hebrew characters. Register of Dr A.Cohen, referring to Hampstead, Kensington, and other areas of London, 1884-1913; printed alphabetical list of 724 cases of circumcision carried out in Spitalfields by Revd A.Tertis, 1890; alphabetical register of operations carried out by Zvi, son of Yuda, in Spitalfields, Dorset, Battersea, Chatham, etc., c.1868-75; registers of circumcisions carried out by Dr Asher Asher in Islington, Woburn Square, Chelsea and other areas of London, 1861-88; notes and correspondence of Dr Asher, c.1897; anonymous alphabetical register, 1875-1909. $ 3.4.4. Hebrew and English

Administrative / Biographical History

A collection of circumcision registers and papers.

Conditions Governing Access

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