StorageSiteUCL Special Collections
Reference Number MS MOCATTA/42
TitleReport on the Jewish community of Indian origin living in London
DescriptionReport to the Joseph Trust on Jews of East Indian origin living in London
Extent1 volume containing 10 pages
AdminHistoryBorn 1890, eldest son of Nathan Laski JP; educated at Manchester Grammar School, Clifton College and Corpus Christi College, Oxford (MA, 1912); married Phina Emily, eldest daughter of Moses Gaster, scholar and Chief Rabbi of the Sephardic community in England, and his wife Leah Lucy, 1914; two sons, one daughter; served with 6th Lancashire Fusiliers in World War I, retiring with rank of Captain; QC, 1930; Recorder of Burnley, 1935-1956; Bencher, Inner Temple, 1938; Member, General Council of the Bar, 1950-1956, Chairman, Professional Conduct Committee, 1952-1956, Hon Treasurer, 1955-1956; Judge of Appeal of the Isle of Man, 1953-1956; Judge of the Crown Court and Recorder of Liverpool, 1956-1963; Hon. LLD Liverpool, 1957; President, Board of Deputies of British Jews, 1933-1939; President Elder of the Spanish and Portuguese Jews Congregation, 1961-1967; Vice-President, Anglo-Jewish Association; Chairman, Manchester Victoria Memorial Jewish Hospital; died 1969. Publications include 'Jewish Rights and Jewish Wrongs (1939).
CustodialHistoryFormerly held with other Jewish collections in the Mocatta Library of University College London.
AcquisitionTransferred from the Mocatta Library (subsequently the Jewish Studies 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 correspondence of Neville Laski (Ref: GASTER/2/E/7, GASTER/9)
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