Re: Jewish Records in/around St George in the East, London, England #unitedkingdom
Thanks to some phenomenal help from group members (really, THANK YOU)
I have found the records I was seeking. While the man used the name
Sands in later life, the records circa 1905 are all saying Sack.
(Curious if people have thoughts on Hebrew names that might have been
permuted into Sack and Sands?)
Harry was born in Jul 1905 to Morris Sack and Rifka(Rebecca) Bieber
(Beeby, Beba,Bibey etc) Her mother Fanny lived with them at the time.
By the 1911 census Morris was gone, and Rebecca remarried to a
I have yet to find Morris' death, sometime 1904-1911, Rebecca's
remarriage (after Morris' death and before 1911)
Fanny Bieber (see alternates above) 's death circa 1914 - Killed by
being pushed from a platform and run down by a train, presumably would
be big news in this age.
A marriage event in England or Russia of Morris to Rifka circa 1900 most
Potential Jewish cemeteries and Synagogues to approach in St George in
the East, London.
Likely Orphan asylum that Harry would have ended up at. He told his
children it was "waling distance" from Piccadilly Circus . Said
orphanage provided a "scholarship" to get Harry to Canada where he moved
when he aged out of the orphanage, in case this might give us some clues.
Thank you so much, and I am willing to dig, if people can point me
toward record sources that I might have missed.
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