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Michael ISAACS2

18021 - 10th Feb 1859


Life History


Born in Aldgate, 19 Mitre Street.1

1st Feb 1829

Married Sarah MENDOZA in London


Occupation Fruiterer.1

10th Feb 1859

Died in Dukes Place


  • Michael's eldest son was Henry Aaron Isaacs:

    HENRY AARON ISAACS (Sir), JP (London); born 15 Aug 1830; memb Corp City London 1862-1909, Alderman Portsoken Ward 1883-91, Sheriff London and Middx 1886-87, knighted 1887, Lord Mayor London 1889-90, Grand Warden Freemasons 1890, Jubilee Medal, author of three books; married Sept 1848 Eleanor (died 1901), daughter of Alexander McDonald Rowland, 9th Holy Boys (9th Regt), and died 2 Aug 1909, having had a son (Joseph Alexander) and two daughters (Louisa; Sara, deaf and dumb, died unm)

    His grandson, via his younger son Joseph, was Rufus Daniel Isaacs (1860-1935):

    RUFUS DANIEL ISAACS, 1st Marquess of Reading, so created 7 May 1926, as also 9 Jan 1914 BARON READING, of Erleigh, Co Berks, 26 June 1916 VISCOUNT READING, of Erleigh, Co Berks, and 20 Dec 1917 EARL OF READING and VISCOUNT ERLEIGH, of Erleigh, Co Berks (all UK), GCB (1915), GCSI (1921), GCIE (1921), GCVO (1922, KCVO 1911), PC (1911), QC (1898); born 10 Oct 1860; barrister Middle Temple 1887, Bencher 1904, MP (Lib) Reading 1904-13, knighted 1910, Slr-Gen 1910, Attorney-Gen 1910-13 with seat in Cabinet June 1912-Oct 1913 (first Attorney-Gen so honoured), Lord Ch Justice 20 Oct 1913, Pres Anglo-French Loan Mission to USA 1915, HC and Amb Extrdy and Plen special mission to USA 1918-19, Viceroy India 1921-26, For Sec 1931, Capt Deal Castle 1929-34, Hon Col 5th (Cinque Ports) Bn (T) Roy Sussex Regt, Constable Dover Castle and Lord Warden Cinque Ports 1934, Grand Cordon Order Leopold Belgium, LLD Toronto, Harvard, Yale, Princeton and Columbia, Hon DCL Oxon and Cantab; married 1st 8 Dec 1887 Alice Edith, GBE (1920), CI (1921), Kaisar-i-hind Gold Medal (died 30 Jan 1930 aged 64), 3rd daughter of Albert Cohen, of London; married 2nd 6 Aug 1931 STELLA, created BARONESS SWANBOROUGH 1958 (died 22 May 1971), and died 30 Dec 1935.


  • 1. 1851 England Census
  • 2. Isaacs family tree

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