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South Wales Jewry
in Victorian Britain
(Cardiff)

 

 

   
 


Extract from papers on
Provincial Jewry in Victorian Britain

Papers prepared by Dr. (later Prof.) Aubrey Newman for a conference at University College, London, convened on 6 July 1975 by the Jewish Historical Society of England
(Reproduced here with Prof. Newman's kind consent)

Paper first published on JCR-UK: 24 February 2016
Latest revision: 24 August 2016


Papers on South Wales

CARDIFF

Published Data

A  -  Synagogue in existence circa 1847. Three subscribing members, population of nine.

1874[a]

Synagogue, East Terrace.- Founded 1840; rebuilt 1856. [Webmasters' note: this appears to be an error. The synagogue in East Terrace was only established in 1858.] Has seat accommodation for 120 persons. Seat Rental ranges from 2.10s to 6.10s per annum. Annual average income, 170 per annum; average annual expenditure 168 per annum.

1901[b]

1900 4 marriages, 7 deaths
New Synagogue Cathedral Road  Opened May 1897 by F. D. Mocatta [Architect Delissa Joseph] seatholders, 75.
New Congregation, 5 Edward Place, 31 seatholders
Jewish Ladies' Benevolent Society (founded 1824) Object, relief of resident poor.
Hebrew Board of Guardians.
Jewish Girls' School
Beth Hamedrash and Talmud Torah.

[a - The Jewish Directory for 1874, by Asher I. Myers]
[b - Jewish Year Book]

Board of Deputies returns

  births marriages burials seatholders

1852

1(M)

0

  3

 13

1860

 

0

  5

 29

1870

 

1

  3

 32

1880

 

5

  3

 45

1890

 

7

14

 63

(1896)

12

2

12

163

1900

 

3

14

 93

 

Introduction to Papers on South Wales and Conference Paper by Geoffrey Alderman

Provincial Jewry in Victorian Britain - List of Contents

Cardiff Jewish Congregation home page


Formatted by David Shulman
 

 
 


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