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<plain_text><page sequence="1">THE JEWISH HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF ENGLAND</page><page sequence="2"></page><page sequence="3">THE JEWISH HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF ENGLAND transactions SESSIONS 1951-52 VOLUME XVII THE JEWISH HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF ENGLAND UNIVERSITY COLLEGE, GOWER STREET, LONDON, W.O. 1953</page><page sequence="4">The Society as a body is not responsible for statements made or opinions expressed by the contributors to this volume. PRINTED IN GREAT BRITAIN BY R, H. JOHNS LTD., NEWPORT, MON,</page><page sequence="5">Contents Preface ...... ..... vii An Anglo-Jewish Family : Presidential Address by Albert M. Hyamson . . 1 The History of the Jewish Community in Gentile Society : Presidential Address by the Rev. Dr. James W. Parkes . . . . . . . .11 A Survey of the Jewish Institutional History of Liverpool and District : Presiden? tial Address, by Bertram B. Benas ....... 23 Leon da Modena and his English Correspondents, Cecil Roth . . .39 The Jewish Contribution to the British Textile Industry, by A. R. Rollin . 45 The Beginnings of the Jewish Trade Union Movement in England, by Peter Elman 53 The Jews of Falmouth, by Alex M. Jacob ....... 63 The References to England in the Responsa of Rabbi Meir ben Baruch of Rothenburg (1215-1293), by Dr. Aron Owen. 73 Sampson Gideon : Eighteenth Century Jewish Financier, by Miss Lucy Stuart Sutherland ........... 79 Solomon Bennett : Artist, Hebraist and Controversialist (1761-1838), by the Rev. Arthur Barnett .......... 91 Anglo-Jewish Notaries and Scriveners, by Edgar Roy Samuel . . . .113 Judah Benjamin, by Rowland Landman . . . . . . .161 A Survey of Anglo-Jewry in 1851, by V. D. Lipman . . . . .171 Were there Jews in Roman Britain ? by Shimon Applebaum . . . .189 Isidore Gerstenberg (1821-1876): Founder of the Council of Foreign Bondholders, by Alexander Behr. .......... 207 Baron Paul Julius de Reuter, by Paul H. Emden . . . . .215 The Medieval Christian Hebraists of England?Herbert of Bosham and Earlier Scholars, by Raphael Loewe ........ 225 Some New Facts about the Portsmouth Jewish Community, by Rabbi Eugene Newman 251 The Anglo-Jewish Contributions to the Education Movement for Women in the nineteenth Century, by Miss Stella Wills . . . . . .269 Miscellanies A Medieval Anglo-Jewish Seal ? by Cecil Roth . . . . . .283 The First Jewish Peer, by Albert M. Hyamson ...... 287 Note on "Solomon ben Joseph Buzaglo", by Dr. H. J. Zimmels . . . 290 Nathaniel Isaacs .......... 292 Laws of the Society ......... .293 Officers, Council, etc. .......... 296 Publications of the Society ........ . 298 Index ............. 303 ILLUSTRATIONS Devonshire Square, London (1714) ...... Frontispiece The Attesting Signatures of London Jewish Notaries, shewing their Notarial Rubrics ........ Facing Page 122 The Notarial Faculty awarded to Haham Isaac Netto . . Facing Page 123 V</page></plain_text>