Marriage on 25 August 1907
in Danzig of Hertha Spak of Danzig and Barnett Shepherd, Ammanford. 24 College
[In the 1901 Census there was a Barnett Shepherd living in Ystalyfera,
Glamorgan. This is fairly near Ammanford.]
Jewish Chronicle, 7 April 1939, page 23
Presentation to a Councillor
Councillor Morris Cohen has been for 14 years a member of Ammanford UDC and its
only Jewish Chairman. He was guest of honour at a dinner held last week at the
Castle Hotel. He spoke and mentioned he had lived there for 33 years.
Jewish Chronicle, 26 April 1940, page 15
Engagement of Dr Heinz Shepherd, eldest son of Mr & Mrs B. Shepherd of College
Street, Ammanford and 23 Brunswick Square, London, WC1, to Bella, youngest
daughter of Mr & Mrs L. Stuppel of 20 Picton Avenue, Porthcawl.
Jewish Chronicle, 19 July 1940, page 13
FOR SERVICES TO AMMANFORD’
At recent meeting of the Ammanford Chamber of Trade a presentation was made to
Morris Cohen who prior to retirement was sometime Chairman of the Ammanford UDC
and active on the Council and one time chairman of the Chamber of Trade.
Autograph album accepted by his son I. Cohen in absence of father.
He now lives in Cardiff and Two of his children, Myer and Sylvia, are both
prominent solicitors and social workers.
Jewish Chronicle, 25 September 1942, page 9
Rita, youngest daughter of Mr & Mrs B. Shepherd of College Street, Ammanford to
Arnold Abrahamson of 10 Plasturton Avenue, Cardiff, only son of the late Mr &
Mrs J. Abrahamson.
Jewish Chronicle, 10 January 1958, page 19
At fancy dress party of the Swansea Jewish Junior Club, children from Ammanford
Jewish Chronicle, 15 August 1958, page 14
Mr I Cohen of Ammanford, a member of Swansea Hebrew Congregation, has been
elected President of the Ammanford Chamber of Trade for the second time. He is a
son of the late Morris Cohen.
Jewish Chronicle, 6 July 1962, page 37
Mr I. Cohen to be next President of Ammanford Rotary Club. Has recently moved to
Swansea but continues his business in Ammanford.
Jewish Chronicle, 1 March 1968, page 2
Death on 27 February of Ellen Cohen, widow of Morris Cohen in her 91st year.
Children are Myer, Isadore, Bertha
Benjamin, Sylvia Garelick.
Jewish Chronicle, 4 August 1978, page 15
Solicitor Myer Cohen agreed to be new chairman of the Welsh Games Council. Is a
shareholder of Cardiff City FC and is former director of Barry Town FC. Has been
Chairman and President of the Welsh Hockey Association. In 1978 he was awarded
the Pologna Restituta medal. Awarded to civilians for services to the country.
He is an honorary life member of the 1st Polish Armoured Division.
Jewish Chronicle, 7 November 1980, page 27
Obituary of Isadore Cohen. His clothing business was established by his father
Morris Cohen over 70 years ago
Jewish Chronicle, 24 September 2004, page 36
Obituary of Sylvia Garelick, born Ammanford, 16 November 1916, died Cardiff 31
July 2004 aged Youngest of 5 children of Morris Cohen, an immigrant from Skud,
Lithuania, who married Ellen Fine at Tredegar in 1902. The family moved to
Cardiff just before WWII. Sylvia became the only woman law student at Swansea.
She was a solicitor, articled to her brother Myer Cohen. In 1948 she married
Saul Garelick, a Cardiff solicitor who died in 2001.
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