BOOKSHNEER FAMILY

in 1932. The Bookshneer’s were the florists to Boris’s studio and had a shop in Whitechapel Road near to the River Lee. Back row from L-R were mother Rebecca, Gerard (click here to see his wedding photo), Selig, Annie, Joseph and father Nathan. Front row from L-R were Freddie, Ernie and Gertie. Nathan, born in 1881 in Kiev, and Rebecca (née Isidor), born in 1886 in Warsaw, were married on the 21 June 1908 at Bethnal Green Great Synagogue, Bethnal Green Rd (it was destroyed in 1941 in a German air raid). At the time both, Nathan & Rebecca, were employed as military cap makers.

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