Person    | Male  Born 29/8/1822  Died 19/1/1903

Joseph Sebag Montefiore

Joseph Sebag Montefiore

Banker, stockbroker and politician. Born and died in London. Son of Solomon Sebag and his wife Sarah Montefiore. In 1885 his surname was supplemented with royal permission with that of his mother's family as Sebag-Montefiore. Nephew and heir of Moses Montefiore. Married Adelaide Cohen, daughter of Louis Cohen and Rebecca Floretta Keyser, in 1851.

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Joseph Sebag Montefiore

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Lauderdale Road Synagogue - Montefiore

This plaque is actually composed of two stones.

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