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Warning

September 25, 2011
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Warning

We have been robbed!.  Not once, but twice!   Firstly, by a Very Large, Highly Respectable, Organisation.  We still aren’t  clear what  possessed them.  Over-enthusiasm? Naievete? Or sheer thoughtlessness?   Whatever the cause, the result  has been highly damaging. Whole datasets from our SynagogueScribes database and large amounts of data from our CemeteryScribes website have been...
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Will Abstracts available on SynagogueScribes

July 31, 2011
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In the many years I’ve been researching my ancestors, Wills have never figured as a source of information. I’m not sure if it was lack of money, lack of education, or lack of trust in lawyers, but the fact is, my early Anglo-Jewish ancestors didn’t go in for them.  They were, in the main,...
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Jewish Will Extracts 18th – 19th Century

February 22, 2011
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Jewish Will Extracts 18th – 19th Century

SynagogueScribes are delighted to announce a brilliant new addition to our special section featuring Secular Records. Ranging from 1682 to the late Nineteenth century, from towns across the United Kingdom and  places as far afield as New York, Jamaica, and Australia, from the wealthy slave-owner to the humble general dealer, from Silversmiths and Quill...
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Over 1,000 Burial Records added covering 1776 to 1785

November 18, 2010
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We are delighted to announce the addition of over 1,000 burial records to SynagogueScribes.com There are now over 21,000 records available! These records, from our DPL series, have been transcribed from the Great Synagogue Register of Burials at the German Jews Burying Ground – the New Cemetery Ducking Pond Lane Bethnal Green (Brady Street)...
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New look for SynagogueScribes.com

November 14, 2010
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New look for SynagogueScribes.com

We are delighted to announce a new look  and new logo for our sister site SynagogueScribes.com We hope you like it.
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More Burial records added to SynagogueScribes!

September 22, 2010
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We are delighted to announce that more burial records for 1788, 1789, 1791 and 1792 have been added to SynagogueScribes.com. This is an interim upload whilst we prepare for a much larger addition of data. We hope this helps to expand your Jewish genealogy research!
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South East England records added to Synagogue Scribes!

September 20, 2010
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South East England records added to Synagogue Scribes!

Visitors to the SynagogueScribes website (www.SynagogueScribes.com)  will be aware that the bulk of our records relate to the Jewish Communities of London, so we are especially pleased to announce the inclusion of some new material for the Jewish communities of South East England.  We have today uploaded some Birth, Marriage and Death records (respectively...
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Searching SynagogueScribes – using Keyword search

July 18, 2010
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Searching SynagogueScribes – using Keyword search

In this example we are showing one of the uses of the ‘Keyword Search’. Finding siblings for Victor Abraham Cemetery Scribes I2603 * In SynagogueScribes Basic search, enter: Family Name = Abraham,         First Name = Victor. Record GSM 066/5 shows his father’s Hebrew name as Feivel Goldsticker * Enter Goldsticker in SynagogueScribes Keyword Search...
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Great Synagogue Burials added to SynagogueScribes.com !

February 20, 2010
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We have just added over 3,500 Great Synagogue burial records (BSGSBUR)  to our sister site www.SynagogueScribes.com .  These have been compiled from transcripts left by the late Rabbi Dr. Bernard Susser, with additional material by the SynagogueScribes team and cover burials from 1791 to 1823 & 1832 Partial text versions of Dr. Susser’s originals...
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Searching SynagogueScribes.com – Basic Search

February 20, 2010
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Searching SynagogueScribes.com – Basic Search

First in the series of our step-by-step guides to searching SynagogueScribes and getting the best results. Example 1: Finding a Burial Record for Sarah Nathan CemeteryScribes ref I970 In SynagogueScribes, using basic search which is the search present on every page of the site. The results will cover all the sources, births, circumcisions, marriages,...
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