City of Gloucester
The city of Gloucester, with a population of approximately 110,000, is situated on the right bank of the river Severn in the West of England. It is the county town and a local government district of the county of Gloucestershire, and was a county borough until 1974.
There had been a Jewish community in Gloucester in the medieval period. A new community, sometimes referred to as the Gloucester Old Synagogue, was founded in the eighteenth century, but had disappeared by the 1870s.
On-Line Articles on the Gloucester Jewish Community
"Jewish Tombstone Inscriptions in S. W. England - Studies in Anglo-Jewish History No. 3", by Rabbi Dr. Bernard Susser, includes an Introduction that makes reference to Gloucester. Available on-line by JCR-UK as part of the Susser Archive.
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