Woolf ISAACS

Male Abt 1849 - 1905  (~ 56 years)


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  • Name Woolf ISAACS 
    Born Abt 1849  Aldgate, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 30 Mar 1851  St Botolph Without Aldgate, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • 10 Ropers Buildings, St Botolph Aldgate, London

      1) Samuel Isaacs, head, married, 40, traveller, born Russia
      2) Jane Isaacs, wife, married, 28, born Russia
      3) Abraham Isaacs, son, unmarried, 7, born London, Middlesex, England
      4) Rebecca Isaacs, dau, 4, born London, Middlesex, England
      5) William Isaacs, son, 3, born London, Middlesex, England
      6) Mary Bruchman, servant, unmarried, under 20, servant
    Census 7 Apr 1861  St Botolph Without Aldgate, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • 35 Rosemary Lane, St Botolph Without Aldgate, Whitechapel, London

      1) Samuel Isaacs, head, married, 50, clothes dealer, born Ireland**
      2) Jane Isaacs, wife, married, 36
      3) Rebecca Isaacs, dau, unmarried, 14, born City of London, Middlesex, England
      4) William Isaacs, son, unmarried, 13, born City of London, Middlesex, England
      5) Mary Magrate, servant, unmarried, 50, servant, born Ireland

      ** Appears to be an error  on part of census taker. In 1851 parents were born in Russia
    Census 3 Apr 1881  St Botolph Without Aldgate, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • 10 Exchange Buildings, St Botolph Without Aldgate

      1) Woolf Isaacs, head, married, male, 31 years, Wholesale Job Buyer, born Aldgate, Middlesex
      2) Priscilla Isaacs, Wife, married, female, 31 years, born Spitalfields, Middlesex
      3) Reuben Isaacs, Son, single, male, 9 years, Scholar, born Aldgate, Middlesex
      4) Philip Isaacs, Son, single, male, 7 years, Scholar, born Aldgate, Middlesex
      5) Miriam Leah Isaacs, Daughter, single, female, 5 years, Scholar, born Aldgate, Middlesex
      6) Rebecca Pearl Isaacs, Daughter, single, female, 4 years, Scholar, born Aldgate, Middlesex
      7) Maria Isaacs, Daughter, single, female, 0 years, born Aldgate, Middlesex
      8) Louisa Lucas, Servant, single, female, 22 years, General Servant, born Poplar, Middlesex
    Census 3 Apr 1881  St Botolph Without Aldgate, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • 10 Ropers Buildings, St Botolph without Aldgate, London

      1) Jane Isaacs, head, widow, 56, general dealer, born Russian Poland
      2) Rueben Isaacs, grandson, 9, scholar, born Aldgate, Middlesex, England
      3) Mary Donelly, servant, married, 45, general servant, born Galway, Ireland
    Census 5 Apr 1891  St Botolph Without Aldgate, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • 3 North Block, St Botolph Without Aldgate

      1) Woolf Isaacs, Head, married, 40, Shop General Dealer, neither employer nor employed, born London City
      2) Precila Isaacs, Wife, married, 40, born London Spitalfields
      3) Philip Isaacs, Son, single, 17, Warehouse Porter, employed, born London City
      4) Minnie L Isaacs, Daughter, 15, born London City
      5) Rebecca P Isaacs, Daughter, 13, Scholar, born London City
      6) Maria Isaacs, Daughter, 11, Scholar, born London City
      7) Kate Isaacs, Daughter, 8, Scholar, born London City
      8) Samuel Isaacs, Son, 6, Scholar, born London City
      9) Sophia Isaacs, Daughter, 18 months, born London City
      10) Florence Edwards, Servant, single, 21, Domestic Servant, employed, born London Bow
    Census 31 Mar 1901  St Botolph Without Aldgate, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • 3 North Block, St Botolph Without Aldgate (3 rooms)

      1) Woolf Isaacs, head, married, male, 52 years, General Dealer, Own Account, born London City
      2) Priscilla Isaacs, Wife, married, female, 48 years, born London city
      3) Mirian Isaacs, Daughter, single, female, 24 years, Shop Assistant, Worker, born London City
      4) Rebecca Isaacs, Daughter, single, female, 22 years, Book Folder, Worker, born London City
      5) Maria Isaacs, Daughter, single, female, 20 years, Gold Embroiderer, Worker, born London City
      6) Kate Isaacs, Daughter, singe, female, 18 years, Cigar Packer, Worker, born London City
      7) Samuel Isaacs, Son, single, male, 15 years, Upholsterer, Worker, born London City
      8) Sophia Isaacs, Daughter, female, 11 years, born London City
      9) Florence Edwards, Servant, single, female, 26 years, General Servant, Worker, At home, born London Paddington
    AKA William 
    AKA Zev b Shmuel  [7
    Died 23 Dec 1905  London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • ISAACS. -On the 23rd of December, after a long illness, WOOLF, the dearly beloved husband of PRISCILLA ISAACS, NO. 1, North Block Houndsditch. Deeply lamented by his sorrowing wife and children, also by his daughter, Mrs. S. Harris. Shiva at the above address. May his dear soul rest in peace. African and Australian papers please copy.
    Buried 27 Dec 1905  London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • Plashet Cemetery, Section F, Row 14, Plot# 8

      Headstone inscription:

      Wolf Isaacs:
      Zev son of Shmuel
      Died on Saturday, 25 of the month of Kislev, 5666

      In Loving Memory of / WOOLF ISAACS, / Who Died Dec 23rd 1905. / Aged 56. / Deeply Mourned by his / sorrowing Wife / Children, Grand Children & Relatives

      Epitaph has missing words-
      [Wife] and children my time [...]
      [I loved] you while my life did [last]
      [......] no sorrow take
      [But] love each other for my sake

      May his soul rest in Peace
    ISAACS, Woolf - grave
    ISAACS, Woolf - grave
    Woolf Isaacs grave, Plashet Cemetery
    Plot: Section F, Row 14, Plot# 8
    ISAACS, Woolf - headstone
    ISAACS, Woolf - headstone
    Woolf Isaacs headstone, Plashet Cemetery
    Plot: Section F, Row 14, Plot# 8
    ISAACS, Woolf - headstone close-up
    ISAACS, Woolf - headstone close-up
    Woolf Isaacs - close-up of headstone at Plashet Cemetery
    Plot: Section F, Row 14, Plot# 8
    Person ID I8970  Colston & Wenck families in Australia
    Last Modified 8 Nov 2015 

    Father Samuel ISAACS,   b. Abt 1814, Konskie, Poland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Jane,   b. Abt 1825, Russian-Poland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F5828  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Priscilla LYONS,   b. Jun Q 1849, Spitalfields, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1912, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Married 30 Aug 1871  London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 10, 12
    • Married in the Great Synagogue, Dukes Place, London
      [The synagogue was destroyed in the London Blitz on May 10, 1941]

      Groom: Isaacs, Woolf.  22.  Grooms father: Isaacs, Samuel.  Grooms's patronymic - Zev b Shmuel.  19 Harrow Alley, Houndsditch
      Bride: Lyons, Priscilla, 21. Bride's father: Lyons, Philip.  Brides Patronymic: Shprintz b. Uri.  19 Harrow Alley [10, 11]
    Children 
    +1. Rueben ISAACS,   b. 3 Jun 1872, Aldgate, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1944, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     2. Philip ISAACS,   b. Jun Q 1874, Aldgate, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Miriam Leah ISAACS,   b. Dec Q 1875, Aldgate, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Rebecca Pearl ISAACS,   b. Sep Q 1878, Aldgate, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Maria ISAACS,   b. Mar Q 1881, Aldgate, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +6. Kate ISAACS,   b. Jun Q 1883, Houndsditch, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun Q 1928, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 45 years)
    +7. Samuel ISAACS,   b. Jun Q 1885, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Sophia ISAACS,   b. Dec Q 1889, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2014 
    Family ID F5748  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1849 - Aldgate, Middlesex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 30 Mar 1851 - St Botolph Without Aldgate, London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 7 Apr 1861 - St Botolph Without Aldgate, London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Aug 1871 - London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 3 Apr 1881 - St Botolph Without Aldgate, London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 3 Apr 1881 - St Botolph Without Aldgate, London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 5 Apr 1891 - St Botolph Without Aldgate, London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 31 Mar 1901 - St Botolph Without Aldgate, London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Dec 1905 - London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 27 Dec 1905 - London, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S680] England Census 1851, HO 107, (findmypast.co.uk [database online]), Piece 1524, Folio 267, Page 7, St Botolph Without Aldgate, East London, Middlesex, England Household of Samuel Isaacs.
      10 Ropers Buildings, St Botolph Aldgate, London

      1) Samuel Isaacs, head, married, 40, traveller, born Russia
      2) Jane Isaacs, wife, married, 28, born Russia
      3) Abraham Isaacs, son, unmarried, 7, born London, Middlesex, England
      4) Rebecca Isaacs, dau, 4, born London, Middlesex, England
      5) William Isaacs, son, 3, born London, Middlesex, England
      6) Mary Bruchman, servant, unmarried, under 20, servant


      HO107, Piece 1524, Folio 267, Page 7, St Botolph Without Aldgate, East London, Middlesex, England
      Household of Samuel Isaacs

    2. [S678] England Census 1861, RG 09, (findmypast.co.uk [database online]), Piece 274, Folio 84, Page 9, St Botolph Without Aldgate, Whitechapel, London, Middlesex Household of Samuel Isaacs.
      35 Rosemary Lane, St Botolph Without Aldgate, Whitechapel, London

      1) Samuel Isaacs, head, married, 50, clothes dealer, born Ireland**
      2) Jane Isaacs, wife, married, 36
      3) Rebecca Isaacs, dau, unmarried, 14, born City of London, Middlesex, England
      4) William Isaacs, son, unmarried, 13, born City of London, Middlesex, England
      5) Mary Magrate, servant, unmarried, 50, servant, born Ireland

      ** Appears to be an error  on part of census taker. In 1851 parents were born in Russia

      RG 09, Piece 274, Folio 84, Page 9, St Botolph Without Aldgate, Whitechapel, London, Middlesex
      Household of Samuel Isaacs

    3. [S645] England Census 1881, RG 11, (findmypast.co.uk [database online]), Piece 369, Folio 33, Page 12; St Botolph Without Aldgate, City of London; Woolf Isaacs household, 10 Exchange Buildings.
      Address: 10 Exchange Buildings, St Botolph Without Aldgate

      1) Woolf Isaacs, head, married, male, 31 years, Wholesale Job Buyer, born Aldgate, Middlesex
      2) Priscilla Isaacs, Wife, married, female, 31 years, born Spitalfields, Middlesex
      3) Reuben Isaacs, Son, single, male, 9 years, Scholar, born Aldgate, Middlesex
      4) Philip Isaacs, Son, single, male, 7 years, Scholar, born Aldgate, Middlesex
      5) Miriam Leah Isaacs, Daughter, single, female, 5 years, Scholar, born Aldgate, Middlesex
      6) Rebecca Pearl Isaacs, Daughter, single, female, 4 years, Scholar, born Aldgate, Middlesex
      7) Maria Isaacs, Daughter, single, female, 0 years, born Aldgate, Middlesex
      8) Louisa Lucas, Servant, single, female, 22 years, General Servant, born Poplar, Middlesex

    4. [S645] England Census 1881, RG 11, (findmypast.co.uk [database online]), Piece 369, Folio 52, Page 50, St Botolph without Aldgate, London  Household of Jane Isaacs.
      10 Ropers Buildings, St Botolph without Aldgate, London

      1) Jane Isaacs, head, widow, 56, general dealer, born Russian Poland
      2) Rueben Isaacs, grandson, 9, scholar, born Aldgate, Middlesex, England
      3) Mary Donelly, servant, married, 45, general servant, born Galway, Ireland

      Piece 369, Folio 52, Page 50, St Botolph without Aldgate, London
      Household of Jane Isaacs

    5. [S651] England Census 1891, RG 12, (findmypast.co.uk [database online]), Piece 235, Folio 48, Page Number 1; St Botolph Aldgate, London City; household of Woolf Isaacs, 3 North Block, Aldgate.
      1) Woolf Isaacs, Head, married, 40, Shop General Dealer, neither employer nor employed, born London City
      2) Precila Isaacs, Wife, married, 40, born London Spitalfields
      3) Philip Isaacs, Son, single, 17, Warehouse Porter, employed, born London City
      4) Minnie L Isaacs, Daughter, 15, born London City
      5) Rebecca P Isaacs, Daughter, 13, Scholar, born London City
      6) Maria Isaacs, Daughter, 11, Scholar, born London City
      7) Kate Isaacs, Daughter, 8, Scholar, born London City
      8) Samuel Isaacs, Son, 6, Scholar, born London City
      9) Sophia Isaacs, Daughter, 18 months, born London City
      10) Florence Edwards, Servant, single, 21, Domestic Servant, employed, born London Bow

    6. [S643] England Census 1901, RG13, (findmypast.co.uk [database online]), Piece 262, Folio 46, Page 1; St Botolph Without Aldgate, City of London;  Woolf Isaacs household, 3 North Block.
      Address: 3, North Block, St Botolph Without Aldgate (3 rooms)

      1) Woolf Isaacs, head, married, male, 52 years, General Dealer, Own Account, born London City
      2) Priscilla Isaacs, Wife, married, female, 48 years, born London city
      3) Mirian Isaacs, Daughter, single, female, 24 years, Shop Assistant, Worker, born London City
      4) Rebecca Isaacs, Daughter, single, female, 22 years, Book Folder, Worker, born London City
      5) Maria Isaacs, Daughter, single, female, 20 years, Gold Embroiderer, Worker, born London City
      6) Kate Isaacs, Daughter, singe, female, 18 years, Cigar Packer, Worker, born London City
      7) Samuel Isaacs, Son, single, male, 15 years, Upholsterer, Worker, born London City
      8) Sophia Isaacs, Daughter, female, 11 years, born London City
      9) Florence Edwards, Servant, single, female, 26 years, General Servant, Worker, At home, born London Paddington

    7. [S751] Maureen O'Neill, "RE: isaacs family" e-mail message to Jennifer Crockett, 8 Oct 2014, citing Marriage Records of the Great Synagogue- London 1791-1885 by Lewin, Harold & Miriam, ISBN 9655551865, 9789655551860. Jerusalem, 2004. 700p.
      According to the Great Synagogue register Woolf Isaacs 22yrs father Samuel, Grooms patronymic: Zev b Shmuel address 19 Harrow Alley Hounsditch and Priscilla's details you know at same address 30/8/1871

    8. [S743] Jewish Chronicle Archives, Dec 29 1905.
      ISAACS. -- On the 23rd of December, after a long illness, WOOLF, the dearly beloved husband of PRISCILLA ISAACS, NO. 1, North Block Houndsditch. Deeply lamented by his sorrowing wife and children, also by his daughter, Mrs. S. Harris. Shiva at the above address. May his dear soul rest in peace. African and Australian papers please copy.

      The Jewish Chronicle - Dec 29 1905

    9. [S639] The United Synagogue Burial Society, (http://www.theus.org.uk/), Plashet Cemetery, London.
      Woolf Isaacs buried 27 Dec 1905 Section F, Row 14, Plot# 8

    10. [S28] England, Civil Registration, Marriage, 30 August 1871, London City.
      Certified copy of an entry of marriage given at the General Register Office

      1871. Marriage solemnized at Great synagogue in the Parish of St James, Dukes Place in the City of London
      No: 154
      When married: Thirtieth day of August 1871

      Name and Surname: Woolf Isaacs
      Age: 22
      Condition: Bachelor
      Rank or Profession: General Dealer
      Residence at the time of Marriage: 19 Harrow Alley, Houndsditch
      Father's Name and Surname: Samuel Isaacs
      Rank or Profession of Father: Dealer

      Name and Surname: Priscilla Lyons
      Age: 21
      Condition: Spinster
      Rank or Profession: -
      Residence at the time of Marriage: 19 Harrow Alley, Houndsditch
      Father's Name and Surname: Philip Lyons
      Rank or Profession of Father: Slipper maker

      Married in the Great Synagogue according to the Rites and Ceremonies of the Jewish Religion by me, N. Adler, Dr Chief Rabbi
      Moses Keizer, Secy of Synagogue

      This Marriage was solemnized between us,
      W. Isaacs, x The Mark of Priscilla Lyons
      in the Presence of us,
      Marcus Hash, Louis Isaacs

      Certified to be a true copy of an entry in the certified copy of a register of Marriages in the Registration District of London City

    11. [S753] Vera Finberg, "Great synagogue", e-mail message to Jennifer Crockett, 9 Oct 2014.

    12. [S59] England & Wales, FreeBMD Marriage Index: 1837-1983 [database on-line], (http://www.freebmd.org.uk), entry for Woolf Isaacs and Priscilla Lyons, Sep quarter 1871, volume 1c, page 197, London City district.
      Marriages Sep 1871
      Isaacs Woolf London C Vol 1c Page 1-      
      LYONS Priscilla London C Vol 1c Page 1-