• A
  • A
  • A

Abraham Levison "Alf"

Born:
1876
Died:
1941

Basic Information

Unique reference:
LEV7921
Gender:
Male

Birth

Date of birth:
1876
Place of birth:
Birmingham

Death

Date of death:
1941
Died in combat?:
No

Places

Addresses

Parents' home:
5 Raven Row, Whitechapel (1887)
His home:
133 Newington Green Road (1911)

Other Organisations

Name:
Freemason: Borough of Islington Lodge
Name:
Canvassing Committee at New West End Synagogue
Date:
1917

Synagogues

Name:
Poets Road Synagogue
Name:
New West End Synagogue
 < Close personal journey map
Personal Journey map
Abraham Levison
VIEW PERSONAL JOURNEY MAP

Saving the Hahn family from anti-German sentiments

The Hahn family had a baker shop next to Abraham's house and one day the shop windows were smashed with rocks because of their German name. The Hahn family were forced to hide under the tables to be safe from the glass. As Tina came from Munich, Abraham took the Hahn family in for a while.

Cars and buses

One of the first people to own a car in North London. He also drove a bus during the General strike of 1926

Family

Spouse

Tina Levison (female)

Children

Walter Levison (male)
Murial Levison "Minnie" (female)
Benjamin Levison "Benny" (male)
Julia Charlotte Levison "Baby" (female)

Siblings

Jacob Levison (male)
Leah Levison (female)
Rachel Levison (female)
Yetta Levison (female)
Myer Levison (male)

Parents

Father: Simon Levison (male)
Mother: Rebecca Levison (female)

Other Occupations

Type of employment:
Apprentice to a Carpenter
Type of employment:
Builder/Carver/Decorator
Type of employment:
Alderman of Islington

Contact the Author

Any messages sent via this facility are not the responsibility of the WWTT site and are simply passed onto the account holder’s contact and not stored here. Should the author choose to reply to you, all further contact made will not be transmitted through the site but independently through your own email or the details you leave here.

SEND MESSAGE

Contact the Author

Please note that the recipient will be provided with the email address linked to your account, and any response will not be transmitted through the site but independently through your own email.

Give us your feedback

Please tell us what you think to help us develop and progress this vital resource

London Jews in the First World War - We Were There Too

Follow us on social media:

© London Jewish Cultural Centre 2018

Website : beachshore