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Goldsmid, Anna Maria (1805–1889), benefactor and translator, was born on 17 September 1805, the eldest child of the financier and Jewish community leader Isaac Lyon Goldsmid (1778–1859) and his wife, Isabel, née Goldsmid (1788–1860). Her brother was Sir Francis Henry Goldsmid (1808–1878). She thus belonged to one of the most influential and wealthy Anglo-Jewish families of the early nineteenth century. Privately educated, she exhibited from an early age a remarkable aptitude for languages, studying Italian with the poet ...

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Goldsmid, Louisa Sophia, Lady Goldsmid (1819–1908), feminist and promoter of women's education, was born at Brighton, Sussex, on 2 September 1819, the only daughter of Moses Asher Goldsmid (1789–1864) and his first wife, Eliza (1800–1837), daughter of Levy Salomons. On her father's side, therefore, she was the granddaughter of the bullion broker ...

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Joseph, Nathan Solomon (1834–1909), architect and social worker, was born on 17 December 1834 at The Crescent, The Minories, London, one of nine children of City merchant Solomon Joseph (1805–1868) and his wife, Jane Selig (d. 1893). Nathan was educated at home under private tutors and from 1852 to 1854 at ...

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Levy, Moses Elias (1782–1854), Jewish reformer and slavery abolitionist, was born in Mogador, Morocco, on 10 July 1782, son of Eliahu Ha-Levi ibn Yuli (d. c.1800), a courtier and royal merchant, and his wife, Rachel, one of three wives in a plural marriage. The ...

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Lucas [née Goldsmid], Helen (1835–1918), philanthropist and social worker, was born on 10 August 1835, the first of the nine children of Frederick D. Goldsmid (1812–1866), a financier and MP for Honiton, and his wife, Caroline Samuel (1814–1885) of Somerhill, Kent. She married ...

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Frederic David Mocatta (1828–1905) by Nadar © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Mocatta, Frederic David (1828–1905), philanthropist, born in London on 16 January 1828, was the elder son in a family of two sons and two daughters of Abraham Mocatta (1797–1880) [see under Mocatta family], a banker. His father was an active member of the movement in ...