Tim Samuels

Birth Name: Timothy David Samuels

Place of Birth: Manchester, Lancashire, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 3 October, 1975

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish, Sephardi Jewish

Tim Samuels is a British documentary filmmaker, author, and broadcaster. He is a producer for BBC.

His father, Sefton Samuels, is a photographer known for photojournalistic portrayals of northern England.

Tim’s paternal grandfather was named Mark Samuels/Zalowinsky.

Tim’s paternal grandmother was named Leah Acker.

Tim’s maternal grandfather was named Joseph Baruck.

Tim’s maternal grandmother was Rose/Rosie Cohen (the daughter of Nissim Isidore Cohen and Regina Cohen). Rose was born in Manchester, Lancashire, to Turkish Jewish/Greek Jewish parents, with roots in Smyrna. Isidore was the son of Mayer/Myer Cohen and Allegra Sultana Cohen, who were born in Izmir, Turkey. Regina was the daughter of Harrie Cohen and Sultana Cohen.

Sources: Genealogy of Tim’s mother (focusing on her mother’s side) – https://www.geni.com

Tim’s maternal grandmother, Rose/Rosie Cohen, on the 1911 England and Wales Census – https://www.familysearch.org

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