Cambridge Jewish Community

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire




Extract from papers on
Provincial Jewry in Victorian Britain
by Prof. Aubrey Newman

Prepared for a conference at University College, London,
convened by the Jewish Historical Society of Great Britain
on 6 July 1975.

Reproduced here with Prof. Newman's kind consent

Page created: 21 February 2004
Reformatted: 4 January 2012
Latest revision: 6 July 2014


In the spring of 1847 there was a cemetery at 7 Hobson Street, average Sabbath attendance was 15.

In 1850 services were temporarily discontinued.  Subsequently the synagogue was transferred to Petty Curry where it remained until 1889

1874  No entry


Population of 50 Jews

Synagogue, Great St. Mary's Passage (founded 1888).  Seatholders 25.  Annual income averages £40. Time of service on Saturday is arranged at the beginning of each term.

©Professor Aubrey Newman

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