Shellim, K. J.

Plot Location1C5
SurnameShellim
Given Name(s)K. J. (Kadoori Jacob)
Place of Birth 
Date of Birth (Eng)circa 1841
Date of Birth (Heb) 
Date of Death (Eng)April 24, 1898
Date of Death (Heb)20 Iyar 5658
Age at Death56
Hebrew Nameכצולג יעקב
Spouse’s NameZebaida Shellim
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SexM
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Inscription (Eng)IN MEMORY
OF
K.J. SHELLIM
DIED
24TH APRIL 1898
AGED 56 YEARS
Inscription (Heb)ציון זה של המרוהם כצולג יעקב שליים נלבע יום א כ אייר ש התרנח בן נו שנה תנצבה
Inscription (Other)“69” on left side of headstone
HistoricalIn November 1890, he kept a coffee house on Wellington Street. He applied for a license to sell liquor but his application was rejected. In December 1891, he applied for and received a license for the Colonial Hotel on Jubilee Street. It was intended for the accommodation of Jews.

He may have been the uncle of Edward Shellim, who was the chairman of HSBC from 1908 – 1912.

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