NORMAN Goldbert of Edinburgh is looking for Doreen Brody Goldberg.
Doreen was born in Glasgow around 1966 to Elaine Brody and Max
She was adopted as a baby and her name was changed to Adrienne
Her adopted family moved to Canada, but both parents died so she
was raised by an adopted grandmother.
Norman has found a cousin, Dennis Brody, who met her in London
around 25 years ago.
Norman also wants to contact the family of the late Solly and
Millie Rosenblatt who were from Liverpool. Millie was Norman's late
grandmother Jean Goldberg's sister.
In addition he is looking for family of Edmund and Elizabeth Rosenblatt.
Edmund had two sisters, Julia and Felicia.
Write to 18 Abercorn Crescent, Edinburgh EH8 7HR, telephone 01316611541
or email firstname.lastname@example.org
RAND FISHBEIN is looking for information on the Harrison and
Cash families that are believed to have lived in Greater Manchester
in the 19th century.
Jacob Harrison and Leah Cash eventually moved to Philadelphia,
Pennsylvania, with their children.
Rand is eager to learn the date of their arrival in England and
their home address in Manchester, their Polish names prior to being
Anglicised, and their Polish town of origin.
Jacob Harrison was born in 1834 and died in 1906. His wife, who
died a year later, was born in 1837.
Their children were Israel Harrison, born in 1866 in England;
Jenny Marks (Harrison) (1868-1923); Sarah Mathias (1868-1957); Henry
(Harris) Harrison (1861-); Rebecca, Levi Harrison (1864); Isaac
Harrison (1870); Morris Harrison (1854-1931); Bertha Hyman (1859-);
Hannah (Annie) Harrison (1878-1947) and Louis (Dan) Cohen (1873-1933)
Rand is descended from Hannah (Annie) Harrison and Louis (Dan)
or telephone 001 (301) 469-0099.
HELEN MANLEY of Warwickshire needs help tracing descendants
of her great great grandparents, Rosa Goldman and Samuel Kronheim,
who were both born in Prussia and married in Hull in 1867.
They lived in Aston, Birmingham for a few years, where they may
have joined other members of the Goldman family, and had two daughters
- Esther and Theresa.
By 1881 they were living in Julia Street in Manchester with two
more daughters - Dene and Sarah - and were now known as Crown.
Still in Manchester, Dene married Abraham Rose while Esther (Etty)
married Abraham Clyne and went on to have three children - Lilly,
born 1889, Hyman, 1891, and Essie, 1899.
Theresa appears to have remained unmarried.
Helen's great grandmother Sarah married Herbert William Harwood
in 1899. The 1891 census shows them living in London as part of
a theatrical troupe managed by Herbert's parents.
Sarah, whose stage name was 'Dolly', was a dancer and vocalist
in the Four Sunbeams.
Write to Honeysuckle Cottage, Chesterton, Warwickshire CV33 9LG
or email email@example.com
GLO MCNEILL of Canada was born Gloria Needler in Manchester
She is looking for old friends from Upper and Lower Broughton,
Crumpsall, and Heaton Park, Manchester.
The friends she is looking for are Ruth Jacobs (father Norman),
Shirley Dank, Rosalind Black, Shirley Newman, Elsie Bloom, Audrey
Alderson, Anita Rozensweig, Valerie Meek, Lilian Gruber and Donald
Glo attended Broughton High School, which was then on Broom Lane.
At Higher Crumpsall Synagogue, during the Second World War, she
was taught by Simcha Neuschloss.
Glo has taught his melodies to her cousins in New Haven, Connecticut.
She would like to hear from anyone who remembers the children's
minyanim he held.
Write to PO Box 1185, 36 Dufferin Street, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia
B0J 2C0, Canada, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
JACQUELINE DAVIS of Ontario is looking for the family of Charles
and Nancy Yewdall Rayman.
She recently discovered that they are buried in Willesden Cemetery,
having died on August 2 and July 11, 1966 respectively.
They had at least one daughter, Lily Alexander, who announced
their stone settings in May 1967.
Lily lived at 16 Milverton Road, Willesden.
Charles, a jeweller, was Jacqueline's uncle and lived at one time
at 79 Hammersmith Road.
Write to #607 - 1485 Baseline Road, Ottawa, Ontario, K2C 3L8,
Canada, telephone 001 (613) 260-5386 or email email@example.com
Loren Teague of New Zealand is trying to trace her grandfather
Colin Craster''s family, in the Middlesbrough and Manchester area.
He married Rachel, who died recently, and they had two children,
Hazel and Lorna.
Hazel married Arnold Stoll. Colin Craster had a furniture/carpenter's
shop in Middlesbrough around 1929 and died in 1979.
or write to PO Box 1200, Nelson, New Zealand or telephone 00643
DR NEIL ROSENSTEIN of New Jersey is looking for a family contact
for Peter J Richards.
Peter, who was living in 1966 at 30 Old Slade Lane, Iver (Bucks),
was the son of Fritz Reichenbach, who was born in Frankfurt about
The family was descended from the famous Adler Rabbinical family
which included two British chief rabbis.
Write to 654 Westfield Avenue, Elizabeth, NJ 07208, America, telephone
001 908-353-5575 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
IDENTICAL twins Mary Holmes and Elaine Allin - previously known
as Diane and Elaine Cohen - were born in 1945 but separated when
they were adopted. The sisters finally met when they were 30.
They are searching for any information about Leah Cohen, whose
last known address was a boarding house at 9 Cowper Mount, Leeds
9, in 1945/46.
She may have been born around 1924.
Write to Mary at 3 Kendal Close, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Notts NG17
9FH or email email@example.com
DR DAVID O'DONOGHUE of Ireland is trying to trace members of
the Barsdorf family.
David's mother's grandfather was Solomon Barsdorf who emigrated
from Strelitz in Germany to the north of England in 1853.
Solomon's son, Walter Barsdorf, was born in England on August
7, 1874. His three children were: Paul Barsdorf, born December 4,
1916; and twins Della Maud and Walter John Barton, born January
The family changed its name by deed poll on September 23, 1917.
Della O'Donoghue (née Barton/Barsdorf) was David's mother. She
died in 1990 in Douglas, Isle of Man.
Write to 113 Corke Abbey, Bray, Co Wicklow, Ireland or email firstname.lastname@example.org
TONY CHAPPLE of Northants wants to find relatives of his mother
Irene Cohen who was born March 10, 1918 in Liverpool.
At that time she lived at 34 Slater Street, Liverpool but may
have moved to Sefton Park.
Tony believes she had at least one sister, possibly called Betty,
and at least two brothers, possibly called Manny and Jack.
Tony is also looking for details about her parents, tailor Maurice
Cohen and Edith Jones from the Hollywell area of Wales.
Email email@example.com or
write to 41 Faugere Close, Brackley, Northants, NN13 6LR.
DAVID PHILLIP of St Helens made a chance discovery through
the National Archives about his grandparents Philip and Yetta Goldberg.
Philip was born in October 1877 in Garvolin, Poland and Yetta
(Yochved) Goldberg (nee Lerman) was born in September 1876 in Warsaw,
David knew that they had emigrated to Liverpool in 1904 but it
was only when he saw his grandfather's application for naturalisation
in 1927 that he discovered where they originally came from.
He also learned that his grandfather, left behind his brother,
Moses (Moshe) Goldberg, and his sister, Yetta Goldberg.
"We don't know whether either of them escaped before the Holocaust,"
"Before we stumbled upon the archived naturalisation application,
we had thought that our grandparents had married on arrival in Liverpool.
I searched the civil marriages for the early 1900s, for Liverpool.
"I thought I had found their marriage details in 1906. However,
when I received the copy marriage certificate, June 5, 1906, for
a marriage solemnised at the Princes Road Synagogue, the groom was
another Philip Goldberg, who married Rachel Cohen."
Write to 12 Tabley Gardens, St. Helens, Merseyside, WA9 5TW or
CLAIRE DUGGAN of the Isle of Man is looking for information
on her great grandfather, Thomas Abraham Murphy.
He was born in 1871 in the Liverpool area. Claire believes he
was Jewish as her grandmother told her that he was buried in a Jewish
cemetery in Liverpool.
or write to 24 Magher Drine, Ballawattleworth, Peel, Isle of Man
MARIANNE OSIEL is looking for relatives of her grandfather,
the late Joseph Osiel, a Russian (or Polish) immigrant to America
in the early 1890s.
Write to Marianne, c/o Gary Solomon, 2 Gate Hill Coop Road, Stony
Point, NY 10980, USA or email firstname.lastname@example.org
MIRIAM HADAD of Israel is tracing her roots. She is looking
for a family called Juejati or Juegati. They attended a Chalabi
Synagogue in Manchester but left around 1913. She is also looking
for Amar Homsani and Jack Mizrachi.
Contact her via Ruthie Portnoy on 0161 903 9352
CHERIE ALLEN of California is trying to trace any family of
her late grandmother, Anil Pinofski.
She married Nathan Anenberg and they had a large family who lived
Write to 82 Begonia Place, Ventura, CA 93004, USA or email email@example.com
DIANE JACOBS of New Jersey is looking for the Tuffel family
who lived at 148 Cornfield Av, Neasden, London NW2 and are related
to Schneider, Chesler, Narzemsky, Jacobs and Levine families, originally
from Ostrolenka, Poland, who emigrated to Brooklyn, New York.
or write to 32 Hancock Place, Somerset, NJ 08873, USA
To make an appeal, email MIKE COHEN at
firstname.lastname@example.org Please include your home address.