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Isaac Leopold and family
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Origins of surname
This name comes from the German personal name, itself derived from Luit-bold, meaning bold people.
The Leopold family from Bavaria arrived in Jersey in the 1860s. Lewis Liebmann Leopold and his younger brother Sigmund both came to the island. It is not clear whether their father Isaac and his wife Ruth also came.
Lewis acquired the Albion Hotel, Mulcaster Street, in 1864, and Sigmund was in business as a tobacconist at No 46 King Street by 1871, moving six years later to No 13, which was bought by his wife, Ellen West.
Leopold family members who served in World War 1
- Archibald Leopold (1887-1920) (St H) son of Isaac Leibman and Mary Ann Bowman, Private, Australian Infantry, died in convalescent home
These wills created by members of the Leopold family are now held by Jersey Archive. By visiting the archive site and using the names, dates and reference numbers shown here, it is possible to view a copy of each will. You will have to subscribe to the Archive's online service to do this. To find out more about this collection, which covers the period from 1663 to 1978, and how to search for your family's wills there, visit our Jersey wills page
- Lewis Leopold, 3 Ingouville Place, St Helier - 26 April 1916, D/Y/A/75
- Theresa Leopold, The Bristol Hotel, St Helier, widow of Lewis Marks - 18 December 1940, D/Y/A/107
- Sigmund Leopold was a tobacconist at 13 King Street from 1877 to his death. Earlier, from 1861, he traded at 16 King Street, across the road, moving to No 46 King Street by 1871
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