The Treasures

Discover highlights from our featured archives. Learn more about these rare images, photographs, documents and artefacts relating to Jewish life in Britain. We are adding new treasures all the time. If you have a treasure you would like to tell us about then let us know by filling in the form here.

“Poll Book”, 1847

Lionel de Rothschild's 'Poll Book' • The Rothschild Archive

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Opening of a Jewish Scout Hall, Glasgow

The opening of a Jewish Scout Hall, Glasgow, June 1958 • Scottish Jewish Archives Centre

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Sten Gun Menorah

Hanukkah Menorah made by WW2 soldier • Imperial War Museum

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1734 Novo Cemetery Indenture

1734 acquisition document for Novo Cemetery, Mile End • London Metropolitan Archives

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Galkoff’s Kosher Butcher

Original Family Butcher's Shopfront • Liverpool Museum

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Liverpool Wedding Photo

The Clumpus, Finestone & Bennet families • Merseyside Jewish Community Archive

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Victor Weisz’s Lamp Garden Cartoon

Letter from political cartoonist 'Vicky' to his wife • Hull History Centre

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Alexandrian family portrait

Roger Bilboul's father's family portrait • Sephardi Voices UK

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London Jewish Bakers Union banner

London Jewish Bakers Union banner • The Jewish Museum, London

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Letter in Judendeutsch

Letter from Nathan Mayer Rothschild to his brothers, 1816 • The Rothschild Archive

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‘Aaron, Son of the Devil’

A doodle from the margin of a legal document, 1277 • The National Archives

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Montague Burton’s Sunroom

Workers relax in Montague Burton's sunroom, Leeds • West Yorkshire Archive Service

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