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Hidden narratives of Jewish settlement and movement in the inter-war years
Tony Kushner

and daughter with Sophie. With these five children Abraham and Sophie moved to Southampton in 1925. Abraham had not gone through the laborious and relatively expensive task of gaining naturalisation and thus Sophie, on marriage, lost her British citizenship. On 16 June 1925, therefore, she registered with Southampton Borough Police as an alien – under the Aliens Order, 1920, all permanent changes of residence had to be officially recorded. 16 Sophie’s daughter, who was a small child when her parents moved to Southampton, recalls that the dress shop was ‘not

in Anglo-Jewry since 1066
Locality, brotherhood and the nature of tolerance
Tony Kushner

principles, ‘they at once displayed all the qualities that make for good citizenship … and Portsmouth gladly bears testimony to the loyalty, the zeal, and the camaraderie of the entire community’. 9 Such mutual congratulation was to be replicated within Jewish historiography. In 1935, in a lecture in memory of the Jewish historian and daughter of Emanuel Emanuel, Lady Magnus, Cecil Roth paid tribute to the ‘notable share which the congregation played in the nineteenth century in civic life and in the movement for Jewish emancipation’. 10 Fifty years later, Aubrey

in Anglo-Jewry since 1066
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Constructing the city of memories
Tony Kushner

coming to the locality is highlighted – again the French Protestant refugees who came to Winchester in the late seventeenth century: In Catholic France in 1685, the Edict of Nantes, which tolerated Huguenot Protestants, was revoked. Cruel persecutions followed and large numbers fled to England. [James II] welcomed and protected them. There was a great influx of Protestant ‘asylum seekers’ into Winchester and the King supported them from his own purse, and began general subscription for their relief. He also rushed through citizenship for them at no expense. 299

in Anglo-Jewry since 1066