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Exeter Cemetery

Looking through past articles on this blog, we note that deploring the state of some of our oldest cemeteries was,sadly, becoming something of a theme so, following on our May piece on the project at Ayres Quay in Sunderland it…

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In one of the more lively and absorbing programmes of this current series, Alex Kingston, star of ER, and Dr Who, discovered her early 19th Century Anglo-Jewish roots. Her paternal ancestor, Eva Braham, is buried in Brompton (Fulham Road) Jewish…

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Olympics – 100 years ago!

Taking part in the 1912 Olympics in Stockholm was the son of a salesman, David Henry Jacobs. David was born in 1888 Cardiff, Wales to John and Sarah Jacobs. He was one of at least 6 children. In 1911 the…

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East Ham Cemetery, Marlow Road

In January there was a mini-tornado blew across the cemetery causing damage to a number of headstones and causing others to be unstable, mostly to the left of the Prayer Hall. The United Synagogue Burial Sociey probably have details of…