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‘aryan’ Blood Proof Demanded of British Settlers in Reich

English people residing and employed in Germany have to prove that their parents and grandparents were pure “Aryans” or be dismissed from their positions, it is reported in today’s British press.

Biblical names like Isaac and Abraham of people from the heavy woolen district in England who settled in Germany in the nineteenth century, have made their “Aryan” stock suspect, the press reports.

As a result of this suspicion, requests are now being received by clergymen in various parts of England from Germans of English descent for baptismal certificates of parents and grandparents who migrated as far back as 100 years ago to instruct German workers in textile manufacture.

In the middle of the nineteenth century, many went to the Reich from the textile districts in England to take positions in the German textile trade. Some settled down and married German women. Their descendents are now being compelled to demonstrate their non-Jewish ancestry on the pain of severe disability.

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