Bloom, Solomon [Sidney] (1921–2003), restaurateur, was born on 1 January 1921 at 58 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London, the son of Morris Bloom (d. 1951), and his wife, Becky, née Krisman. His father had arrived in London from Lithuania eleven years earlier. A latecomer who managed to enter the country despite the impact of the 1905 ...
D. J. Richardson
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Lyons, Sir Joseph Nathaniel (1847–1917), caterer, was born on 29 December 1847 in Kennington, London, the son of Nathaniel Lyons, an itinerant vendor of watches and cheap jewellery, and his wife, Hannah Cohen. He was educated at the Borough Jewish school in the ...