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Isaac Joseph Sherida, 6 Jan. 1922

The Straits Times, 7 January 1922, Page 8

Mr. I. J. Sherida, a native of Baghdad, who has resided in the Straits Settlements for 20 years, has been naturalised as a British subject.


Straits Settlements Government Gazette, 
Singapore, Friday, January 6, 1922, Page 25

Certificate of Naturalisation Granted by His Excellency The Governor in Council under the provisions of Ordinance No. 11 (Naturalization). 


No. 17 of 1921.

     By His Excellency Laurence Nunns Guillemard, Knight Commander of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath, Governor and Commander-in-Chief of the Colony of the Straits Settlements, etc., etc., etc.

          F. S. James,
               Governor's Deputy.

     WHEREAS Isaac Joseph Sherida, a Native of Baghdad, has applied to me, the Governor in Council, stating that he has resided in the Straits Settlements, for twenty years, that it is his intention to settle within the said Settlements, and that he is desirous to become naturalized as a British Subject, and on enquiry it appears to me, the Governor in Council, expedient to grant the prayer of the Petition:

     This is therefore to certify that the said Isaac Joseph Sherida has taken the oath of allegiance, and that all the rights, privileges and capacities of a naturalized British subject, within the Colony of the Straits Settlements, have been conferred upon him, under Ordinance No. 11 (Naturalization).

                                      By Command, 
                                          A. F. Richards,
      Council Chamber,                       Clerk of Councils,
Singapore, 22nd December, 1921 [No. 10993/21.] Straits Settlements.

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