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the Willesden Jewish Cemetery is a cemetery for Jews in Beaconsfield Road, Willesden, London Borough of Brent.

It opened in 1873 on a 20-acre (0.08 km2) site.
More properly, it is the Willesden United Synagogue Cemetery

Some of the notable persons interred there are:
- see above link for more info on each person -

* Asher Asher (18371889), first Scottish Jew to enter the medical profession. In London, he was secretary of its Great Synagogue, and then the first secretary of the United Synagogue.

*I Rosalind Franklin (1920-1958), co-discoverer of the structure of DNA

* Barney Barnato (1852-1897), financier

* Dudley Joel (1904-1941), businessman, politician, World War II naval officer

* Jim Joel (1895-1992), businessman, racehorse owner

* Alfred Charles de Rothschild (1842-1918), Governor of the Bank of England

* Anthony Nathan de Rothschild (1810-1876)

* Charles Rothschild (1877-1923)

* Charlotte von Rothschild (1819-1884)

* Hannah Rothschild, Countess of Rosebery (1851-1890)

* James A. de Rothschild (1878-1957)

* Leopold de Rothschild (1845-1917)

* Lionel Walter Rothschild, 2nd Baron Rothschild (1868-1937)

* Lionel de Rothschild (1808-1879)

* Lionel Nathan de Rothschild (1882-1942)

* Mayer Amschel de Rothschild (1818-1874)

* Nathan Mayer Rothschild, 1st Baron Rothschild (1840-1915), banker, politician

* Marcus Samuel (1853-1927), 1st Viscount Bearsted, banker and a founder of Shell Oil Co.

* Sir Albert Sassoon

* Sir Edward Sassoon, 2nd Baronet, of Kensington Gore

* Conchita Superva (1895-1936), Spanish mezzo-soprano.

* Simeon Solomon (1840-1905), painter

* Sir Julius Vogel (1835-1899), Prime Minister of New Zealand

* Giulia Warwick (1857 - 1904), opera singer

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on 2011-05-27 09:28:28


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