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The Jewish Communities of Islington, 1730s-1880s By Petra Laidlaw
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Originally a picturesque village on the outskirts of London and now a vibrant part of the inner city, Islington was home to a significant Jewish population 200 years ago, and remained so until the... More > middle of the 20th century. But as London expanded and earlier inhabitants drifted outwards, the Jewish presence in these parts was forgotten. This volume relies on extensive research among original sources and contemporary commentators to bring back to life the several communities that lived here between the 1730s and the eve of mass immigration in the 1880s. The rich cast of former residents includes many of the great and the good of Jewish society, a great number of ordinary people whose lives are more obscure, and a few rogues. Two appendices set out some of the factual background and statistics underlying the narrative. Fully sourced and indexed, with 37 prints and photographs, which in the paperback edition are all in black and white< Less
The Jewish Communities of Islington, 1730s-1880s By Petra Laidlaw
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Originally a picturesque village on the outskirts of London and now a vibrant part of the inner city, Islington was home to a significant Jewish population 200 years ago, and remained so until the... More > middle of the 20th century. But as London expanded and earlier inhabitants drifted outwards, the Jewish presence in these parts was forgotten. This volume relies on extensive research among original sources and contemporary commentators to bring back to life the several communities that lived here between the 1730s and the eve of mass immigration in the 1880s. The rich cast of former residents includes many of the great and the good of Jewish society, a great number of ordinary people whose lives are more obscure, and a few rogues. Two appendices set out some of the factual background and statistics underlying the narrative. Fully sourced and indexed, with 37 prints and photographs, most in colour< Less
An Index to the Jewish Community of the British Isles in 1851 By Petra Laidlaw
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This is a revised and expanded edition of the volume published in 2010, now listing over 29,000 of the estimated 32,000 Jews living in the British Isles (England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland, the... More > Channel Islands and the Isle of Man) in 1851. It gives summary details, wherever known, of when and where they were born, their parents, spouses, their residence in 1851 and occupation. It facilitates searches on a much fuller database which is freely available online.< Less

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Left to Die Left to Die By Wes Rand
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