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date: 25 August 2019

Goldsmid, Sir Isaac Lyon, first baronetlocked

(1778–1859)
  • Geoffrey Alderman

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Goldsmid, Sir Isaac Lyon, first baronet (1778–1859), financier and Jewish communal leader, was born in London on 13 January 1778, the eldest of the six children of Asher Goldsmid, a bullion broker, and his wife, Rachel, née Keyser. Asher's father, Aaron, had settled in ...

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