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Title: Juleta ('Ditta') Michel
Description: Ditta Michel (1869-1941) was the first born of GL Michel. She originally worked as a bookkeeper but she then opened 'Miss Michel's Typewriting School' in 1892, when she introduced typewriting to Nort...
Title: Jack Michel and England's 'Manhattan Project'
Description: Jack Michel, the eldest son of Leon Michel, trained as an actuary and as a statistician. He also had a sound scientific skills and was recruited by the government on the early stages of the atom bomb...
Title: ISAAC BEN PEREZ OF NORTHAMPTON
Description: Isaac Ben Perez was a notable 13th century medieval Scholar from Northampton, whose opinions were highly regarded in his day and some of which still survive.
Title: George Leopold Michel
Description: George Leopold Michel (1835-1911) was the founder of the modern Jewish community and congregation and one of the founders of the modern boot and shoe industry in Northampton.
Title: Elizabeth Michel
Description: Mrs Elizabeth Michel 1842-1925)was born Elizabeth Harris, in Oxford in 1842 to Jewish parents born in England. Her father was Wolf Harris, a new and second hand clothes dealer, at 54 St Ebbe's, in Ox...