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BENJAMIN WOLF AND SARAH FRANKLIN
Benjamin Wolf Franckel went to London about 1763, probably at the same time as the daughter of Rabbi Jonah Joseph Franckel, who married Saul, son of the then London Chief Rabbi, Hirschel, or Lyon Hart (1756- 1 763). On settling there Benjamin anglicised his name to Franklin. Perhaps this was suggested by the fact that, in accordance with local custom, his mother, when a widow, had been called in official documents " Die Fraenckelin." He was appointed Rabbi of the Talmud-Torah Hevra, a school for religious instruction, founded in 1770, and later merged into the Jews' Free School. He also taught in many private families, among others in those of the Goldsmids, Gompertz, De Symons, Waleys, etc. At the time of his death he resided in Cock Court, Jewry Street, E.C. In 1823 this house, with others in the same street, was purchased and presented to the Portuguese Jewish community by Sir Moses Montefiore and still belongs to them.
On 1 8th Ellul, 28th August, 1765, Benjamin married an English Jewess named Sarah Joseph, daughter of Lazarus Joseph and Hannah, his wife. Lazarus Joseph's name was originally Lazarus Israel. His Hebrew name was Eleazar, and in a Haliza document he is cited as Eleazar Leiza, the Hamburger.
The father of this Lazarus Israel, named Esriel, the son of Eliezar, died in Altona in 1710, and was buried in the Konigstrasse Cemetery, grave No. 1336.