Stroud Jewish Congregation

& Jewish Community

Stroud, Gloucestershire



Page created: 5 July 2004
Latest revision or update: 8 December 2015

Town of Stroud

The town of Stroud, in the West of England, is situated in the local government district of Stroud within the county of Gloucestershire.  The district was formed in 1974 by the merger of a number of local authorities in south-west Gloucestershire, including the Stroud urban district.

Stroud Jewish Community

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The records in the database associated with Stroud include:


1881 & 1901 Stroud (175 records)

Congregation Data

Only one Jewish congregation, the Stroud Jewish Congregation, is known to have existed in Stroud.


Stroud Jewish Congregation


Landsdown, Stroud

Date Formed:


Current Status:

Closed in 1908, and synagogue sold in 1910


Ashkenazi Orthodox

Membership Data:

1882 - 16 seatholders (Board of Deputies Returns)

1890 - 16 seatholders (Board of Deputies Returns)

1896-1900 - 12 seatholders (Jewish Year Books 1896/97 through 1900/01)

1900 - 9 seatholders (Board of Deputies Returns)

Articles relating to the Stroud Jewish Community


Jewish Population Data



(The Jewish Year Book 1896/7)



(The Jewish Year Book 1898/9)



(The Jewish Year Book 1901)

Other Stroud Jewish Information

  • Bibliography

  • Cemetery Information:
         There was no Jewish Cemetery in Stroud

Jewish Congregations in Gloucestershire

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