Barry Dock Hebrew Congregation

& Barry Jewish Community

Barry, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales




Page created: 21 August 2005
Latest update or revision: 30 December 2015

Congregation Data


Barry Dock Hebrew Congregation

Town Location:

Barry, a coastal town in South Wales, lies on the Bristol Channel, approximately 15 miles south east of Cardiff.

Date Founded:

1909, but shortly thereafter ceased to have sufficient members to hold services. Services recommenced on Rosh Hashana 1939.

Current Status:

Closed, after 1940 (source)


Ashkenazi Orthodox

Local Government:

From 1996 - the county borough of Vale of Glamorgan - a unitary authority.

1974 to 1996 - the district of Barry in the county of South Glamorgan.

Until 1974 - the municipal borough of Barry in the county of Glamorganshire.


On-Line Articles

Press Reports relating to the Barry Jewish Community 1909-1943


Barry Jewish Population Data



(The Jewish Year Book 1935)


Jewish Congregations in the former county of Glamorganshire

Jewish Congregations in Wales, according to current unitary authorities

Jewish Communities & Congregations of Wales home page

Explanation of Terms Used



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