Joseph, Joseph Edgar

Plot Location2A5
SurnameJoseph
Given Name(s)Joseph Edgar
Place of BirthBombay
Date of Birth (Eng)July 7, 1882
Date of Birth (Heb) 
Date of Death (Eng)April 16, 1946
Date of Death (Heb)15 Nisan 5706
Age at Death64
Hebrew Nameיוסף אדגר שאול עבדללה
Spouse’s Name 
Father’s NameSaul Abdoolah Joseph (2E5)
Mother’s NameSophia Joseph (2A4)
Other Surnames 
SexM
Marital StatusS
Maiden Name 
Title (e.g., Dr) 
Religious Status (כ/ל/י) 
Cause of Death 
Other Family DataUncle: Manasseh Abdulla Joseph (2E4). Siblings: Mozelle (b. 1875), Juliet Florence Toledano (b. 1875) and Felix Alexander Joseph (b. April 29, 1890, HK, d. September 30, 1949, Egham, UK).
Inscription (Eng)IN LOVING MEMORY
OF
JOSEPH EDGAR JOSEPH
BORN 7TH JULY 1882
DIED 16TH APRIL 1946
Inscription (Heb)לזכר עולם פה מצא מנוח ה״מ יוסף אדגר שאול עבדאללה יוסף נ״ע נלב״ע י״ה ניסן תש״ו והיו ימיו ד״ס שנה תנצ״בה
Inscription (Other)“202” on marble plaque attached to left side pediment at foot of slab
HistoricalHe arrived in HK in 1884 but lived much of his life in Shanghai.

In a 1917 jurors’ list, he is listed as a broker in Prince’s Building. He lived at 39 Conduit Road.

Hebrew date should be “ט״ו” and his age should be ס״ד.

Died at the French Hospital, which was another name for St Paul’s Hospital, in Causeway Bay.

Felix Villas in Pokfulam is named after his brother, Felix. Felix married Gladys Enid Abelson (b. 1904, London; d. November 4, 1976, Harringay, London) in March 1923 in Marylebone and they had three children, Anthony, Geoffrey and Wendy.

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