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Jewish Families from Vamberk

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  • Palatiel Schappl (b. - 1736)
    Might be father of Jakob Schlappl or he is a child who died Tombstone: they placed the honorable Palatiel, the son of Kopla Schlappel (Wonderful Monuments). He left the fourth day after the seventh day...
  • Jakob Schlappl (bef.1755 - aft.1793)
    Probably son of Palatiel Schappl , who is the first Schlappl in Doudlby census 1783 with 5 children (2 sons and 2 daughters). In 1793 census Jakob is a widower without children at home and Valentin, Ba...
  • Anna Löwy (c.1819 - 1889)
  • Joachim Perlhefter (1807 - 1863)
    Birth in HBMa341 Doudleby folio 1I believe this is his grave: (- Fred Barton.)
  • Jacob/Leopold Perlhefter (1803 - 1843)
    He appears to be the father of Henriette, Agnes, Emanuel, Eduard & Salomon PERLHEFTER, as the marriage entry of Eduard states that is son of Jakob & Rosalia PERLHEFTER of Doudleb [24 Oct 2012 Peter Low...

This project is dedicated to the Jewish families who lived in Vamberk (in German: Wamberg) in Bohemia, Czech Republic.

Vamberk (Czech pronunciation: [%CB%88vamb%C9%9Brk]; German: Wamberg) is a town in North-Eastern Bohemia, in the Hradec Králové Region (in German: Königgratz) of the Czech Republic. It has nowadays c. 4,800 inhabitants.

It is in the vicinity of Kostelec nad Orlicí (in German: Adlerkosteletz), Rychnov nad Kněžnou (in German: Reichenau) and Doudleby nad Orlicí (in German: (Daudleb an der Adler).

The first written record of the town from 1341 mentions it as Waldenberg, in 1400 as Walmberg, and later as Wamberg, or in Czech Vamberk.

The city has been well known for lace production since the 17th Century. In the mid-17th century, Magdalena Grambová, a Belgian owner of a local estate in Vamberk, introduced Belgian lace patterns and a new technique of bobbin lace making using a lace cushion or pillow. Vamberk became a European centre of lace-making.