Swansea Hebrew Congregation

Swansea, South Wales



Page created: 18 April 2003
Latest update or revision: 30 November 2014

Congregation Data


Swansea Hebrew Congregation


Ffynone, Swansea

Former Address:

Goat Street, Swansea (rebuilt 1859; destroyed in a German air raid in February 1941)

Current Status:


Date Founded:

1780 (building of first synagogue)

Also Incorporates:

Former Swansea Beth Hemedrash, and former Llanelli and Port Talbot congregations.


Ashkenazi Orthodox


A provincial synagogue under the aegis of the Chief Rabbi.

Marriage Certification:

Group:  BOD (Board of Deputies)
Worship Number: 64800
Registration District: Swansea

Membership Data:

1900 - 60 seatholders (The Jewish Year Book 1900/01)


Swansea Jewish Community home page


Jewish Congregations in the former county of Glamorganshire

Jewish Congregations in Wales, according to current unitary authorities

Jewish Communities & Congregations in Wales home page

List of Synagogues destroyed or damaged by German air raids during World War II

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