Many of us have walked past the old-looking building at 253 Mile End Road, often without realizing that it is old, but not as old as expected, and seen the plaque about the adjacent Velho (Old) cemetery of the Spanish and Portuguese Jews, the first Jewish cemetery in London since the expulsion. I have several … Continue reading Spanish and Portuguese Jew’s Hospital, 253 Mile End Road, E., Report 5669-70 – 1909
This little booklet is the Annual Report of the Spanish and Portuguese Jews Hospital for Sick Poor, Lying-in Women, and asylum for the Aged, founded in 1747, and known as the Beth Holim. The hospital was first established in Leman Street, E1, then in 1790 was transferred to 253 Mile End Road. The modern building, … Continue reading Spanish and Portuguese Jews’ Hospital, 253 Mile End Road, Report 1907, London.