Item namaqualand_jewry_227 - Namaqualand, "Jowell , 27"

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Namaqualand, "Jowell , 27"

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Document showing the official record of ownership of a Port Nolloth property. This property was originally bought in 1855 by Aaron and Ester de Pass, the first Jews to come to Namaqualand; it was then owned by the Cape Copper Mining Company for several years until it was purchased in 1949 by it's last owners, Joseph and Rebecca Jowell, who just so happened to be the last two Jews to be buried in Namaqualand. The record of ownership of this property encapsulates both the begnning and end of the Jewish presence in Namaqualand.

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Donated by Adrienne Folb


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Unless otherwise stated the copyright of all material on the Jewish Digital Archive Project resides with the South African Jewish Museum.

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