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Documents And Photographs Related To Samuel Claff And Family
Documents And Photographs Related To Samuel Claff And Family
Smith, Marjorie, fl 1976, of Manchester 1883-1902
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Documents And Photographs Related To Samuel Claff And Family
Date of work:
1883-1902
Reference number:
GB124.DPA/733
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Custodial history:
Marjorie's father Samuel Claff was born in Korno Geborn (Lithuania). He emigrated in c.1882/3. He was the youngest of 11 children, born to a chazan/shochet. He started as a pedlar in South England, later establishing a furniture company in Warrington and Manchester, and eventually a money lending business. He was active in many of Manchester Jewry's communal organisations, a founder of the Jewish Hospital and benefactor of the Claff Shul (Holy Law Synagogue), Red Bank.
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Language:
English
Record number:
7196855
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