Kehilat Middlesbrough Newsletter No 22 November 2006 page 1 (of 6)
Nice to see the site running again. Many thanks.
Just one point:
There is a funny whirring sound in Portsmouth cemetery, near to the grave of Sam Doberman. If you were to correct Photo Gallery Page 7, and replace the "Sam Solomon" by "Sam Doberman", the latter may rest more easily in peace!
[Ed note: Thanks for spotting another of our (rather too many) deliberate mistakes]
On another matter, we have a tape copy of Rev Kersh talking and singing, and that itself is a copy of a poor original taken on a portable tape recorder. Neville found some gadget which has turned the tape into minidisk and from that into a CD.
These digital copies have an awful hum, although when Rev Kersh sings his voice charms away most of it! The only way out is to filter out (presumably 50 cycle mains hum) the background hum while re-digitising. Bernard Bookey Radlett, England
[Ed note: The original tape was recorded on 31st December 1987 in Middlesbrough and on 27th August 1989 in Bournemouth. Despite the hum, a very loud air conditioner and the occasional untimely public address announcement, Rev Kersh's voice does indeed shine through and affords a rare and fascinating reminder of just what a very fine voice he had.
In technical terms, the CD recording that we have comprises a single audio file of around 75MB, which would clearly benefit from redigitising. Assuming that the recording can indeed be cleaned up, there remains the question as to how this could be made available for hearing through our website.
We would welcome your comments and assistance.].
Thanks for all your hard work in getting the website back up and running. Even if no-one tells you, there are lots of people out here that really appreciate it.
I notice that my sister, Susan, is still listed as a "missing person". I am, unfortunately, no longer in any sort of contact with her, but she lives in Ancaster, near Newark in Nottinghamshire. Her married name is Richardson.
We live in Ottawa, Canada, still. We have 3 adult children and three grandchildren. The only ex-Middlesbrough person with whom I am still in contact on a regular basis, is Michael Bharier...who now looks exactly like his father Louis used to look when he sat in shul on Park Road South!
Still support the Boro and was in Middlesbrough last year to visit my father's grave. Jonathan Isserlin Ottawa, Canada
My name is Anita Stark - now Anita Shkedi - living in Israel.
I am trying to make contact with my father's relatives- perhaps there are still one or two alive. My late father was called Rudolph Stark. He was from the Stockton on Tees area.
I would also like to contact Peter Sachs, son of Bill and Sylvia Sachs from Middlesbrough.
Can you help me reach this family Anita Stark Israel
This is Steve Goldby from ComeOnBoro.com .
I am writing an article on The Brian Clough Memorial Fund and would like to include the following image from your site:
You will of course, receive a full credit and I will include any other copyright notes that you wish me to add, should your permission to use this image be forthcoming. Steve Goldby http://www.ComeOnBoro.com
[Ed note: As one who well remembers being mesmerised by Cloughie during his golden days at Ayresome Park, I was more than happy to give the necessary permission.]