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Bangor Hebrew Congregation

& Jewish Community

Bangor, Gwynedd, Wales

 

              

                                
 

Page created: 21 August 2005
Latest revision or update: 20 October 2013

Congregation Data

Name:

Bangor Hebrew Congregation

Address:

Arvonia Buildings, High Street, Bangor

Town Location:

Bangor is a small cathedral city in North Wales, with a population of about 20,000. It lies at the northern entrance to the Menai Strait from the Irish Sea, opposite the isle of Anglesey.

Date Founded:

1894

Current Status:

Closed post-1947
The synagogue at Llandudno (the Llandudno and Conwyn Bay Hebrew Congregation), now serves as the centre for Bangor and the other dwindling Jewish communities of north Wales.

Ritual:

Ashkenazi Orthodox

Membership Data:

1895  - 12 seatholders (The Jewish Year Book 1896/97)

1897  - 18 seatholders (The Jewish Year Book 1898/99)

1909  - 20 seatholders (The Jewish Year Book 1910)

Local Government:

From 1996 - the county of Gwynedd - a unitary authority.

1974 to 1996 - the district of Arfon in the county of Gwynedd.

Until 1974 - the municipal borough of Bangor in the county of Caenarfonshire.

Other Jewish Institutions:

Jewish School (which reputedly had up to 30 pupils at beginning of the twentieth century)

Jewish Friendly Society

Naturalisation Society


 


Search the All-UK Database

The records in the database associated with Bangor include:

1851 Anglo Jewry Database

Individuals in the 1851 Anglo Jewry Database who were living in Bangor during the 1820s (1 record), 1830s (2 records), 1840s (9 records), 1850s (12 records), 1860s (7 records), 1870s (4 records), 1880s (2 records), 1890s (2 records) and 1900s (2 records).
 

On-Line Articles

Press Reports relating to the Bangor Jewish Community 1843 - 1959

Bibliography and other sources
 

Jewish Population Data

1895

1901

1909

1934

1946

- 30 (The Jewish Year Book 1896)

- 50 (Board of Deputies Return)

- 75 (The Jewish Year Book 1910)

- 40  (The Jewish Year Book 1935)

- 30 (The Jewish Year Book 1947)


Jewish Congregations in the former county of Caenarfonshire

Jewish Congregations in Wales, according to current unitary authorities

Jewish Communities & Congregations in Wales home page


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