Papers relating to small Jewish communities and genealogical material

Scope and Content

The papers include notes, newspaper cuttings, copies of local Jewish newspapers, correspondence, genealogies, relating to Jews in Cork, Bristol, Plymouth, Cheltenham and a provincial index to the list of Jewish bankrupts in the Gentleman's magazine; correspondence and papers on the De Castro family; papers relating to Joseph Cortissos; letter from Sir Paul Butler to the secretary of the Board of Deputies concerning an ancestor, Charles Nathaniel Levien and his family, 18 September 1951; correspondence, notes and papers on the families of D'Aguilar, Setton and Samuel; genealogies of Joseph Joseph of Mulhouse, Alsace; correspondence and papers relating to Brinah Joseph and his descendants.

Administrative / Biographical History

Papers relating to small Jewish communities and genealogical material.

Access Information

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