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Leah Abrahams

Leah Abrahams

Female 1904 - 1984  (80 years)


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  • Name Leah Abrahams 
    Nickname Lily 
    Birth 25 Apr 1904  Hoxton, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Census 2 Apr 1911  31 Fashion Street, Spitalfields, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupying 2 rooms 
    Age: 6 
    UK census 1911
    UK census 1911
    Residence 2 Aug 1931  31 Fashion Street, Spitalfields, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence 1937  Fieldgate Mansions, Romford Street, Stepney, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    94 Fieldgate Mansions 
    Medical Oct 1967  Dunstable, Bedfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Hospitalised in Luton & Dunstable hospital after being knocked down by a car 
    Death 5 Aug 1984  Dunstable, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cause: Leukemia 
    Leah Block death announcement. Jewish Chronicle 17 August 1984
    Leah Block death announcement. Jewish Chronicle 17 August 1984
    p24 ... "BLOCK- Leah (Lily). Of Markham Crescent, Dunstable, wife of Henry passed away peacefully on August 5. Greatly missed by her loving husband, daughters Shirley and Lindsay, sons-in- law Robert and Ken and all her grandchildren, relatives and friends."
    Burial 7 Aug 1984  Western Cemetery, Bullscross Ride, Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Agency: Dean Street Burial Society 
    Address:
    Cheshunt, Hertfordshire 
    • Leah's memorial stone reads .... IN HEBREW Here lies Leah, daughter of Mordecai Who died on 7 AV 5744 May she rest in peace. IN ENGLISH In loving memory of Leah (Lily) Block Died Aug 5th 1984 7 AV 5744 Age 80 Deeply mourned by her devoted husband Henry Daughters Shirley and Lindsay, Sons in law Grand children, relatives and friends For ever in our thoughts.

      The grave was consecrated on 2 June 1986
    Headstone of Leah Abrahams
    Headstone of Leah Abrahams
    Plot: X349
    Person ID I372  UK Thrale family
    Last Modified 23 Jan 2024 

    Father Marks Abrahams,   b. 17 Aug 1883, 39 Fashion Street, Spitalfields, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Abt Mar 1948 (Age 64 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Henrietta Sarah Wells,   b. 13 Mar 1884, Bethnal Green, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Dec 1979, Poplar and Bethnal Green, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 95 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Marriage 23 Dec 1902  Holborn, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Agency: Holborn Registry Office 
    • A Jane Wells was a witness to the marriage of Henrietta on 23 Dec 1902. If verbal family accounts that Sarah was disowned by her family for marrying a Jew, are true, then witness Jane is more likely to have been a sister than a mother. [2]
    Marriage certificate
    Marriage certificate
    Alt. Marriage 9 Feb 1904 
    Jewish marriage 
    Marriage Authorisation of Chief Rabbi UK
    Marriage Authorisation of Chief Rabbi UK
    Binyamin Yacob ben Yuhuda Hersch Lieb
    Residence 23 Dec 1902-1904  20 Cyprus Street, Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 2 Apr 1911  31 Fashion Street, Spitalfields, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    UK census 1911
    31 Fashion Street, Spitalfields, London
    Residence 1939  20 Winthrop Street, Whitechapel, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F184  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Henry Block,   b. 6 Jun 1905, Whitechapel, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 3 Sep 1989, Dunstable, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 84 years) 
    Marriage 2 Aug 1931  Great Synagogue, 262 Commercial Road, Stepney, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Henry Bloch and Leah Abrahams
    Wedding invitation
    Goides Restaurant
    Wedding breakfast invitation
    Children 
     1. Rodney Martin Block,   b. 18 Sep 1933   d. 10 Jan 1936 (Age 2 years)
    +2. Shirley Helen Block,   b. 11 Jan 1937, Mile End, Stepney, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 27 Sep 2000, Kensington, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 63 years)
    +3. Lindsay Janette Block
    Family ID F182  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 27 Jan 2024 

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 25 Apr 1904 - Hoxton, Middlesex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Occupying 2 rooms,Age: 6 - 2 Apr 1911 - 31 Fashion Street, Spitalfields, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 2 Aug 1931 - 31 Fashion Street, Spitalfields, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 2 Aug 1931 - Great Synagogue, 262 Commercial Road, Stepney, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Address:
    94 Fieldgate Mansions - 1937 - Fieldgate Mansions, Romford Street, Stepney, Middlesex, England
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    Link to Google MapsMedical - Hospitalised in Luton & Dunstable hospital after being knocked down by a car - Oct 1967 - Dunstable, Bedfordshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - Cause: Leukemia - 5 Aug 1984 - Dunstable, Bedfordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - Agency: Dean Street Burial Society,Address:
    Cheshunt, Hertfordshire - 7 Aug 1984 - Western Cemetery, Bullscross Ride, Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, England
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  • Photos
    Leah Abrahams
    Henry & Leah Block on an unknown British pebble beach on 5 July 1927
    Shirley Block and Mum Leah sometime in 1945
    Family group photo from about 1940. Two participants are unknown and their identities are sought.
    Three eldest children. Leah, Jack and Annie Abrahams (left - right).
    Henry Bloch and Leah Abrahams

  • Sources 
    1. [S47] Lindsay Block.

    2. [S11] David H Thrale, 2004.

    3. [S28] Marriage certificate.

    4. [S28] Marriage certificate, 23 Dec 1902.