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About Lyon de Symons

Diamond merchant

The Western Synagogue in London owes its origin to Wolf Liebman of St. Petersburg and his nephew Baron Lyon de Symons, who resided in Bedford-row and cooperated about the year 1768 in the establishment of a Minyan, which met in the private house of Liebman for nearly thirty years. In 1797 a regular congregation was established -- the first Synagogue in the West-End of London.

http://books.google.com/books?id=YoQpAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA258&dq=lyon+de+symons&lr=&ei=KDxrSp7dOYnSlAS3-71L&client=safari

Many disputes with Nathan Mayer Rothschild

http://books.google.com/books?id=khxKMg6wjH4C&pg=PA5&dq=lyon+de+symons&ei=gTtrSqXyIJqGkgSireVn&client=safari

Involved in DuBarry affair.

http://books.google.com/books?id=9HVNxoDIP88C&pg=PA158&dq=lyon+de+symons&ei=QDtrSorNI4nSlAS3-71L&client=safari

Cox v. Parry (1786) (insurance on jewels) http://books.google.com/books?id=RuYvAAAAIAAJ&pg=PA464&dq=law+cases+lyon++symons&hl=en&sa=X&ei=JjHJT-C_Gcis2gWF5ZnaCw&ved=0CLYBEOgBMBA#v=onepage&q=law%20cases%20lyon%20%20symons&f=false

For proof that his father as Samuel and not Simon, See the birth records for his children. https://web.archive.org/web/20050508075955/http://www.eclipse.co.uk/exeshul/susser/gsbirths/gsbirthsfour.htm

BIRTHS

SB S024 B 1793 [Mar-Apr] SYMONS De Frances Fegela Leib (ttl., Mr.) b. Shmuel Pressburg Lyon Polly [GOLDSMITH?] Mekla bat Aharon G"

GSB S023 B 1791 [Apr-May] SYMONS De Matilda Merle Leib (ttl., Mr.) b. Shmuel Pressburg Lyon Polly [GOLDSMITH?] Mekla bat Aharon G" Great Alie Street, Goodmans Fields JHSE Misc VI #231 1781-2 member: Mr. Leib son of Shmuel Pressburg de Symons of Vienna, noted as Baron Lyon de Symons 1743-1814

Great Alie Street, Goodmans Fields JHSE Misc VI #231 1781-2 member: Mr. Leib son of Shmuel Pressburg de Symons of Vienna, noted as Baron Lyon de Symons 1743-1814

GSB S024 B 1793 [Mar-Apr] SYMONS De Frances Fegela Leib (ttl., Mr.) b. Shmuel Pressburg Lyon Polly [GOLDSMITH?] Mekla bat Aharon G" Great Alie Street, Goodmans Fields JHSE Misc VI #231 1781-2 member: Mr. Leib son of Shmuel Pressburg de Symons of Vienna, noted as Baron Lyon de Symons 1743-1814

GSB S025 B 1794 [Apr-May] SYMONS De Aaron Aharon Leib (ttl., Mr.) b. Shmuel Pressburg Lyon Polly [GOLDSMITH?] Mekla bat Aharon G" Great Alie Street, Goodmans Fields JHSE Misc VI #231 1781-2 member: Mr. Leib son of Shmuel Pressburg de Symons of Vienna, noted as Baron Lyon de Symons 1743-1814

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Lyon de Symons's Timeline

1741
1741
Bratislava, Slovakia
1784
1784
Age 43
1785
1785
Age 44
1785
Age 44
1786
1786
Age 45
1788
1788
Age 47
1791
April 30, 1791
Age 50
London, Greater London, United Kingdom
1793
March 1793
Age 52
1794
April 1794
Age 53
London, England