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Nottingham Jewish Community

City of Nottingham

The city of Nottingham, in the English East Midlands, lies on the river Trent. The city has a population of about 270,000, although there are over 600,000 people living in the Greater Nottingham area.  It was a county borough until 1974, when it became a district of the administrative county of  Nottinghamshire. In 1996, the city of Nottingham became a unitary authority.

Nottingham Jewish Community

The modern Jewish community was founded in the early 1800's, although there had been a Jewish community in medieval times.

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The records in the database associated with Nottingham include:

1851 Anglo Jewry Database

Individuals in the 1851 Anglo Jewry Database who were living in Nottingham during the 1810s (2 records); 1820s (11 records), 1830s (39 records), 1840s (36 records), 1850s (55 records), 1860s (19 records), 1870s (9 records), 1880s (8 records), 1890s (2 records) and 1910s (1 record).

Jewish Congregations

The Congregations listed below are considered to be part of the Nottingham Community. In 1986, the closure of the synagogue in Derby increased membership of Nottingham's synagogues.

Articles on the Nottingham Jewish Community

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

Jewish Population Data

100 families

(The Jewish Year Book 2005)
(The Jewish Year Book 1896)
(The Jewish Year Book 1995)
(The Jewish Year Book 1945-6)
(The Jewish Year Book 1966)
(The Jewish Year Book 1966)
(The Jewish Year Book 2005)

Other Nottingham Jewish Information

Jewish Property and Heritage & Places of Local Interest

Bibliography and other sources

Jewish Congregations in Nottinghamshire

Jewish Communities of England home page

Explanations of Terms Used


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