|Place of Birth||Soultz-sous-Forêts, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France|
|Date of Birth (Eng)||October 5, 1873|
|Date of Birth (Heb)|
|Date of Death (Eng)||August 31, 1922|
|Date of Death (Heb)||6 Elul 5682|
|Age at Death||48|
|Hebrew Name||אברהם בן יעקב|
|Spouse’s Name||Rosie Weill (4B4)|
|Father’s Name||Jacques Jacob Weill|
|Mother’s Name||Zerle Weill|
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|Other Family Data||Children: Susannah “Susie” Potts (b. c. 1905; June 1968, Norfolk, England), Sophie Rachel Odell (4B2) and Leon Weill (4B6)|
|Inscription (Eng)||IN LOVING MEMORY OF ALBERT WEILL THE DEARLY BELOVED HUSBAND OF ROSIE WEILL BORN AT SOULTZ SUR FORETS 5TH OCTOBER 1873 DIED AT HONG KONG AUGUST 31ST. 1922. MAY HIS SOUL REST IN PEACE.|
|Inscription (Heb)||מצבת קבורת ה״מ אברהם בן יעקב וואי ל נ״ע נ״לב״ע יום ד׳ ששה לחודש אלול ה׳ת׳ר׳פ׳ב׳ והיו ימיו מ״ט שנה ת׳נ׳צ׳ב׳ה׳|
|Historical||Hebrew inscription says he was 49. There’s also a blank space in the Hebrew “Weill”.
Alberose, Nos. 132A & 132B Pokfulam Road, Pokfulam, was a residence of the Weill’s family. Built in 1926, it was owned by Rosie Weill who was the Senate Fearers [Sennet Frères] of the Hong Kong Hotel Buildings. The building is named after Rosie and her husband, Albert Weill. Mrs. Weill passed away in 1952 and the Alberose’s ownership was transferred to the University of Hong Kong in 1955. The building served as staff quarters of the University until now. (Source: Wikipedia)
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