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Goodman Lipkind, B.A.

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HART, SIR ISRAEL – Ex-mayor of Leicester, England; born 1835. Chairman of the Hart and Levy Company, wholesale clothing manufacturers, he has been prominently identified with the municipal life of Leicester since the year 1874, when he was elected...
HART, MOSES – Founder of Duke's Place Synagogue, London; born in Breslau; died in London 1756; brother of Rabbi Uri Phoebus (Aaron Hart), chief rabbi of the Ashkenazic Jews of England. During the high-treasurership of Lord Godolphin in the...
HART, SOLOMON ALEXANDER – Artist, and librarian at the Royal Academy, London; born at Plymouth April, 1806; died in London June 11, 1881. In 1823 he was entered at the Royal Academy as a student of painting. His earliest work was a portrait miniature of...
HARTOG, MARION – English writer; born at Portsea on Oct. 22, 1821; fifth daughter of Joseph Moss. She was educated by her parents, and at an early age began with her sister Celia the composition of poems and stories. At sixteen they published by...
HARTOG, NUMA EDWARD – First Jewish senior wrangler; born in London May 20, 1846; died June 19, 1871. At Pinches' Commercial School and afterward at University College School he gained all the principal prizes. In 1862 he obtained the Jews'...
HENRIQUES, AMOS – English physician; born in Jamaica 1812; died June 5, 1880. He went to England in 1830 to study medicine, entered St. Thomas' Hospital, and in due course obtained his diploma as surgeon. In 1833 he went to France and graduated...
HENRIQUES, DAVID QUIXANO – Anglo-Jewish reformer; born May 13, 1804; died in London March 6, 1870; son of Abraham Q. Henriques. He was a director of the City Bank and the Bank of Australasia. In early life an active worker of the Portuguese synagogue, and...
HENRIQUES, JACOB QUIXANO – West-Indian merchant; born at Spanish Town, Jamaica, 1811; died in London Oct. 17, 1898. A son of Abraham Q. Henriques, he was early associated in business with his brother David, in the firm of Henriques Brothers, West-Indian...
HENRY, EMMA – English poetess; born Sept. 17, 1788; died Dec. 30, 1870; daughter of the Rev. Solomon Lyon, professor of Hebrew at Cambridge, and wife of Abraham Henry. She enjoyed in early life the advantages of a broad education and the...
HENRY, HENRY A. – Anglo-American rabbi and Hebraist; born in London 1800; died at San Francisco, Cal., Sept. 4, 1879. He was educated at the Jews' Free School, London, of which he was afterward principal until 1842. In this capacity he was the...
HENRY, MICHAEL – English journalist and mechanician; born at Kennington, London, Feb. 19, 1830; died in London June 15, 1875. He was educatedat the City of London School; in 1844 he went to Paris as clerk in a counting-house, and later entered...
HERSCHELL, LORD FARRER – Lord Chancellor of England; born 1837; died March 1, 1899. His father was the Rev. Ridley H. Herschell. He was educated at University College, London, and at the University of Bonn, and took his degree at London University in...
HERSCHELL, RIDLEY HAIM – Missionary to the Jews; born at Strzelno, Prussian Poland, April 7, 1807; died at Brighton, England, April 14, 1864. The son of Jewish parents, he was educated at Berlin University (1822), and was baptized in England by the...
HERSCHELL, SOLOMON – Chief rabbi of the Ashkenazim in England; born in London 1762, during the rabbinate of his father, R. Hirsch Levin; died there Oct. 31, 1842. His family could boast a long genealogy of learned men, including R. Meïr of Padua....
HURWITZ, HYMAN – Professor of Hebrew and author; born 1770; died 1844. He was a native of Poland, in which country he acquired great proficiency in Biblical and Talmudical lore. He then went to England, and, making rapid progress with the...
HYAMS, ABRAHAM – Beni-Israel physician; died March 20, 1897; son of Hacem Samuel, president of the Beni-Israel School, Bombay. After taking his degree of licentiate in medicine and surgery, Hyams practised as a physician in Bombay, and in...
ISAAC, SAMUEL – Promoter of the Mersey Tunnel, near Liverpool, England; born at Chatham, England, 1812; died in London Nov. 22, 1886. He went to London as a young man, and carried on a large business as an army contractor in Jermyn street,...
ISAACS, SIR HENRY AARON – Former Lord Mayor of London; born in that city Aug. 15, 1830. For a quarter of a century he labored in the best interests of the city of London. He agitated for improving the dwellings of the poor, and was mainly instrumental in...
ISAACS, NATHANIEL – African traveler; born in England 1808; died after 1840. He left England in 1822 for St. Helena, where his uncle was consul for France and Holland. In 1825 he accompanied Lieut. King, R.N., to the Cape of Good Hope and thence to...
JACKSON, HARRY – English actor; born in London 1836; died there Aug. 13, 1885. At an early age he left England for Australia, where he adopted the stage as a profession. After playing at Auckland, New Zealand, and at San Francisco (1856-1862) he...
JACOBS, JOSEPH – English conjurer; born at Canterbury 1813; died Oct. 13, 1870. He first appeared in London at Horn's Tavern, Kennington, in 1835, when he introduced the Chinese ring trick. At the Strand Theatre in 1841 he achieved a great...
JACOBS, SIMEON – Judge in the Supreme Court of the Cape of Good Hope; born in 1830; died in London June 15, 1883. He became a barrister of the Inner Temple in Nov., 1852. In 1860, in search of health, he emigrated to the Cape of Good Hope, and...
JAFFE (JOFFE) – Family of rabbis, scholars, and communal workers, with members in Germany, Austria, Russia, Great Britain, Italy, and the United States. It traces its descent from Mordecai Jaffe (1530-1612), author of the "Lebushim," and his...
JESSEL, SIR GEORGE – English master of the rolls; born in London 1824; died there March 21, 1883; youngest son of Zadok Aaron Jessel. Educatedat University College, London, and London University, he became M. A. and gold medalist in mathematics in...
JOEL, LEWIS – British consul-general to Chile; born in Dublin 1824; died in London Feb. 28, 1899. He was educated at Bristol; in May, 1861, was appointed unpaid British vice-consul at Cobija; and from Sept., 1863, to June, 1866, was acting...