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Latest revision or update: 18 February 2013

Coventry Jewish Community

City of Coventry

Coventry, with a population of about 300,000, is the ninth largest city in England.  The metropolitan borough of Coventry was created in 1974, within the then new metropolitan county of West Midlands.  Coventry became a unitary authority in 1986, when West Midlands lost its administrative status, becoming purely a ceremonial and geographical county.  Until 1974, Coventry was a county borough and part of the county of Warwickshire.

The Coventry Jewish Community


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The records in the database associated with Coventry include:

Marriages

Coventry Hebrew Congregation (55 records)

1851 Anglo Jewry Database

Individuals in the 1851 Anglo Jewry Database who were living in Coventry during the 1780s (3 records), 1790s (8 records), 1800s (6 records), 1810s (2 records); 1820s (4 records), 1830s (9 records), 1840s (9 records), 1850s (26 records), 1860s (9 records), 1870s (9 records) and 1880s (4 records).
 

The Jewish Congregations

The following Congregations are considered to be part of the Coventry Community:

Articles on the Coventry Jewish Community

Coventry from "Provincial Jewry in Victorian Britain"  - Papers for a conference at University College, London, convened by the Jewish Historical Society of Great Britain, prepared by Aubrey Newman - 6th July 1975.  Reproduced here with his kind consent.

The Rise of Provincial Jewry - Coventry by Cecil Roth, 1950. Available on JCR-UK as part of the Susser Archive.


Jewish Population Data

1775
1898
1909
1934
1946
1955
1965
1990
2004  


38
40
200
150
220
240
140
140

First Jewish settlement
(The Jewish Year Book 1898)

(The Jewish Year Book 1910)
(The Jewish Year Book 1935)
(The Jewish Year Book 1947)
(The Jewish Year Book 1956)
(The Jewish Year Book 1966)

(The Jewish Year Book 1991)
(The Jewish Year Book 2005)


Other Coventry Information

Bibliography and other sources

Coventry Medieval Community

 
Jewish Congregations in West Midlands

Jewish Communities of England home page

Explanations of Terms Used
 

 

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