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David Isaac’s Diary 1914.

Introduced by David Jacobs.

My great uncle David Isaacs was born in Manchester on 13th July 1878 the eldest child and eldest son of Isaac Asher Isaacs and his wife Hannah (Annie) nee Harris. 

As a late Victorian and an early Edwardian David kept a diary from 1888 until shortly before his death on the 31st January 1922. 

David was a midget and judging from what David wrote in his diary had a difficult relationship with his father. However, his physical size seemed not to have affected his mental abilities and he was active in groups and societies. He met with friends in their homes where they debated the social and political questions of the day -typical Edwardian middle-class activities!   David wrote plays under the nom de plume Edward Dexter.  

These extracts come from his diary of 1914 which reflect his social and political views as well as those relating to the First World War.

  • David Isaac's diary 1914.
  • David Isaac's diary 1914
  • David Isaac's diary 1914
  • David Isaac's diary 1914.
  • David Isaac's diary 1914.
  • David Isaac's diary 1914.
  • David Isaac's diary 1914
  • David Isaac's diary 1914.
  • David Isaac's diary 1914.

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