Working papers of W.S.Samuel

Scope and Content

Copies of wills of the Jewish residents of Barbados, 17th and 18th centuries; manuscript notes and pedigrees prepared by Wilfred S.Samuel, including those of the Valverde, Namias and de Mercado families; certified copies of thirteen births and two deaths of Jews in Barbados, 1702-98: source material used by W.S. Samuel for 'Review of the Jewish colonists in Barbados' Jewish Historical Society of England Transactions 13 (1936) pp. 1-111

Administrative / Biographical History

Records relating to Jews in Barbados.

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