E Wolfers <estelle@...>
Thanks to several kind people on the London list, my Horatio J. Lucas has
evolved >from just a name (the father of the Mary Rachel Lucas whom I was
researching) to 'Lucas, Horatio Joseph (1839-1873) artist; exhibited at the
Royal Academy and the Salon, Paris; excelled at the art of etching'
(Dictionary of National Biography). He was the son of Louis Lucas, a
prominent member of the Anglo-Jewish community who was a member of the
Board of Deputies. Does anyone know any more about this family, in
particular where Louis came from? France? The 1841 census has him born in
I am posting this to the Jewish Genealogy Society of Great Britain list also.