JOHN Martins, of Manchester, wants help identifying some of the girls
on this school photograph, taken in Gnesen, in Provence Posen, Germany,
on October 10, 1919.
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John's aunt Kate Schmalz is pictured on third right on the front row. Gnesen is now called Gniezno in Poland.
Kate moved to then-Palestine before moving to Baden Baden, Germany, in the 1950s, where she ran a yoga studio.
She died in the early 1970s.
John has identified some of the girls on the photograph.
are, not in any order: Erika Weidemann, Margarete Joboen, Erika
Albricht, Gertrud Theine, Heani Kleiss, Ruth Krsywyuis, ****** Fretz,
Ruth ******, Else Kochmann, Martha Scheffler, Hedrvig Wagnor, Alice
Berne, Hildegard Nokes, Elly Ludwig and Kate Brach.
If you can identify any of the missing names, email firstname.lastname@example.org
McMullin, of Liverpool, is tracing descendants of David Freeman and
wife Fannie Gertrude, née Greenfield, who lived in Dublin.
died there in 1910, while Fannie passed away three years later. Their
children were Louis,Henry, Maud, Sybil, Ralph, and Noel.
Louis lived in Brighton, while the other children went to Baltimore in 1913 with their uncle Abraham Greenfield.
uncle, A Freeman, lived in Polygon Road, Crumpsall, Manchester, circa
1920. Noel married Ada Layton/Levansky and had children Fredrick, who
settled in Virginia, and Ronald, who stayed in Baltimore. Sybil married
Maurice O Lewis.
JEAN PIGDEN, of Surrey, wants to trace family members who lived in Liverpool from about 1890.
is searching for Matilda Hyams and Hyman Shanock, parents of Dorothy
Yetta Esther Shanock, Fanny Shanock and Louis Shanock.
Write to 6 Hillsborough Park, Camberley, Surrey GU15 1HG, telephone 01276 62537 or email email@example.com
United Hebrew Congregation, above, wants to contact former members
about a 'special service of reflection and a reunion' on Sunday, May
It follows the report in the Jewish Telegraph that the synagogue is to merge with St Annes Synagogue after 98 years.
members Russell Grossman and Russell Kett, who now live in London,
said: "We hope to see as many current and former Blackpudlians as
possible, to mark the impending sale of the synagogue and its
deconsecration, as well as to share memories of this once flourishing
Those interested in attending should contact firstname.lastname@example.org
The Jewish Telegraph would also like to hear from members past and present.
Send your memories and pictures of Blackpool United Hebrew Congregation to email@example.com or telephone 0161-741 2631
To make an appeal, email MIKE COHEN at
Please include your home address and contact telephone number.