Family overseas

This guide was last updated in 2011

You may well find a specific indication that your Sephardic ancestor in England was an immigrant.

This indication could come from sources such as a census, British Naturalisation document or a passenger record and, if you are fortunate, it will provide the country of origin and also a town.

Before searching for Sephardic records in an overseas country, it is advisable to explore the Sephardic SIG website www.jewishgen.org/Sephardic for further tips and background information. Then go to www.jewishgen.org/Sephardic/general_sites.htm and select the geographical focus area of your research. The site then provides a list of appropriate websites, databases and links for that area.

For more in-depth information about the Sephardic communities and resources available in each different country, refer to Sephardic Genealogy by Jeffrey S Malka, 2002.

 

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