StorageSiteUCL Special Collections
Reference Number MS MOCATTA/33
TitleCircumcision register
DescriptionCircumcision register, together with various Hebrew prayers and biblical passages. Inscription on flyleaf [in Hebrew]: belonging to Samuel ben Eliyakim of Liverpool.
Extent1 volume
AdminHistoryBorn Strelitz (?), younger son of Eliakim Getz (Goetz), 1757; after the death of his elder brother Benjamin, an engraver and jeweller who also acted as rabbi, hazan (cantor), shohet (ritual slaughterer) and mohel (circumcisor) for the Liverpool Jewish community, in 1798, he settled in Liverpool, probably in order to manage his brother's jewellery business and look after his family; married Martha Abrahams of Shaftesbury, Somerset; died 1825.
CustodialHistoryPresented to the Mocatta Library of University College London by Yates' great-great grandson, Stuart Montagu Samuel.
AcquisitionFormerly held with other Jewish collections in the Mocatta Library of University College London.
AccessConditionsThe papers are available subject to the usual conditions of access to Archives and Manuscripts material, after the completion of a Reader's Undertaking.
Related MaterialUniversity College London Special Collections holds other material related to Jewish circumcision (Ref: MS MOCATTA 54, 72; GASTER/1/A)
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