Proprietor of The Chronicle from the 1 Sep 1854 to Dec 1854 when the paper was almalgamated and became The Jewish Chronicle and Hebrew Observer and Marcus Breslau was shown editor for a few weeks until the owner took over full management of the paper.
GRO: Jun 1864 BRESSLAN (sic) Marcus Hackney 1b 269
Lauriston Road Jewish Cemetery
Inscription: Marcus H BRESLAU ….. 5624.
From the Hebrew inscription: Mr. Mordecai bar Hayim Breslau Sunday 9 Iyar 5624.
A letter to the editor of the Jewish Chronicle 04 Mar 1870: states that 'Mr Breslau stood forth as unpaid champion and defender of Judaisim' [extract] and 'surely such a man should have some simple memorial stone to mark out his last resting place. I would subscribe my mite towards it, yours truly I.L Levison.' [extract].
Mr Levison writes again in April 1870 to state that the funds have nearly been raised. [2, 3]