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Gibraltar Birth Records
« on: Wednesday 07 August 13 23:55 BST (UK) »
Can anyone point me in the right direction regarding the above?

I am trying to trace my great,great, great grandmother's birth.According to the 1851 and 1861 England census she was a British Subject born in Gibraltar in about 1785-1790

I think she was either Ruth Rennison or possibly Ruth Bensusan.

Many thanks

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Re: Gibraltar Birth Records
« Reply #2 on: Sunday 18 August 13 13:36 BST (UK) »
Book: Abecassis, Jose Maria: "Genealogia Hebraica. Portugal e Gibraltar".   Lisboa 1990
4 volumes detailing Jewish family trees in Gibraltar.  Vol. II contains information on the Gibraltarian Bensusan family.  http://www.jewishgen.org/sephardic/names.htm
Available on Amazon.  The book is in Portuguese, but you might be able to decipher the names. 
http://www.amazon.com/Genealogia-hebraica-Portugal-Gibraltar-Portuguese/dp/9729542902/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1376828878&sr=8-1&keywords=Abecassis%2C+Jose+Maria%3A+%22Genealogia+Hebraica.+Portugal+e+Gibraltar%22
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Re: Gibraltar Birth Records
« Reply #3 on: Monday 19 August 13 19:19 BST (UK) »
Many thanks for all the links.Thanks for taking the time.

Loads to look at.

I will keep eveyone posted with any progress.

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Re: Gibraltar Birth Records
« Reply #4 on: Tuesday 23 August 16 15:51 BST (UK) »
Bensusan a very Moroccan Jewish Name...

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Re: Gibraltar Birth Records
« Reply #5 on: Sunday 04 February 18 10:46 GMT (UK) »
Hello , did you get any further with Ruth Rennison? Or Bensusan? She was my great great great grandma going back down the shepherd line, the Gibraltar birth was a good avenue to follow but you may have got this information by now as itís an old post . Thanks