THE DOMUS CONVERSORUM

I have brought with me this evening a few photographs connected with the Old Hospital for Converted Jews in London, but I do not intend to read you a long paper or give you a detailed history of the House.

The fact is that my friend, Mr. William Hardy, has recently read a very elaborate paper on the subject before the Society of Antiquaries, and has also published the substance of it in a Magazine, and there is no need for me to repeat what he has written. I shall be contented if I tell you enough to make you feel some interest in the photo? graphs.

You all know, I daresay, that King Henry III. founded this Hospital for Converts in Chancery Lane, which was then called ” the Street called New Street, in the Suburbs of London, running between the Old Temple and the New.” The first Temple

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