Levy, Alexander

Plot Location Hong Kong Cemetery
Plot 23/10/11
Surname Levy
Given Name(s) Alexander
Place of Birth Strand district, London
Date of Birth (Eng) 1840
Date of Birth (Heb)
Date of Death (Eng) October 30, 1889
Date of Death (Heb)
Age at Death 49
Hebrew Name
Spouse’s Name Alice Levy née Norton
Father’s Name Morrice Levy
Mother’s Name Hannah Levy née Alexander
Other Surnames
Sex M
Marital Status
Maiden Name
Title (e.g., Dr)
Religious Status (כ/ל/י)
Cause of Death
Other Family Data He had 15 siblings. Two of his brothers, Henry and Albert, also went to China. Henry died in Shanghai in 1863 at the age of 26.
Inscription (Eng) IN LOVING MEMORY OF ALEXANDER LEVY WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE 30TH OCTOBER. 1889. IN HIS 50TH YEAR. THERE IS NO DEATH. WHAT SEEMS SO. IS TRANSITION. THIS LIFE OF MORTAL BREATH IS BUT A SUBURB OF THE LIFE ELYSIAN. WHOSE PORTAL WE CALL DEATH.
Inscription (Heb) פ נ ת נ צ ב ה
Inscription (Other)
Historical Alexander arrived in HK in 1959. He was appointed the agent for Hong Kong of the South British Insurance Company in 1886. On July 24, 1889, a new agent was appointed. It is unclear whether he left the company at that point or if he was too ill to continue working as he died just a few months later.

He married Alice on September 1, 1887.

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