Dunfermline Hebrew Congregation

Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland



Page created: 6 October 2005
Latest revision or update: 23 December 2015

City of Dunfermline

The historic city of Dunfermline, with a population of about 40,000, is situated a few miles inland from the Firth of Forth on Scotland's east coast (to the north-west of Edinburgh).  Dunfermline is in Fife, which was a county until 1975, then became a Region (of which Dunfermline was one of its administrative districts), and in 1996, Fife became a unitary authority.

Dunfermline Jewish Community

Dunfermline has only ever had one Jewish congregation.

Congregation Data


Dunfermline Hebrew Congregation


Athol Place, Ayr, Fife
(formerly at 5 Pittencrieff Street, Dunfermline, until about 1946)

Date Founded:


Current Status:

Closed, early 1950's


Ashkenazi Orthodox


Dunfermline Jewish Population Data


15 men and 15 women

(The Jewish Year Book 1939)



(The Jewish Year Book 1951)

Other Dunfermline Jewish Information

Cemetery Information - There was no Jewish cemetery


Jewish Communities and Congregations in Scotland home page

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