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Boston Hebrew Congregation

& Jewish Community

Boston, Lincolnshire

 

              

         
 

Page created: 21 August 2005
Latest update or revision: 23 March 2013

Town of Boston (Lincs.)

The town and small port of Boston, situated on the east coast of England, forms the main town of the Borough and district of Boston in the county of Lincolnshire. The present local authority was formed in 1974, when the former borough of Boston was merged with Boston Rural District. Until 1974, Boston was in the administrative county of Holland, one of the three Parts into which Lincolnshire was then divided.

Boston Jewish Community

A Jewish Community had first existed from some time at the end of the eighteen century or early nineteenth century, but the congregation was disbanded in the first part of the nineteenth century. The congregation was subsequently revived at the end of the nineteenth century but disappeared in the early part of the twentieth century.
 


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The records in the database associated with Boston, Lincs. include:

1851 Anglo Jewry Database

Individuals in the 1851 Anglo Jewry Database who were living in Boston during the 1800s (2 records), 1810s (10 records); 1820s (5 records), 1830s (9 records), 1840s (9 records), 1850s (10 records), 1860s (4 records), 1870s (4 records), 1880s (2 records), 1890s (2 records) and 1900s (1 record).
 

Congregation Data

Name:

Boston Hebrew Congregation

Address:

Boston, Lincolnshire.

Date Founded:

In eighteenth or early nineteenth century, but disbanded. Later revived in 1892.

Current Status:

Closed, early twentieth century

Ritual:

Ashkenazi Orthodox

Articles on the Boston Jewish Community


Other Boston Jewish Information

Bibliography and other sources

  Cemetery Information - there was no Jewish cemetery


Jewish Congregations in Lincolnshire

Jewish Communities of England home page

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