Blackwood & District Hebrew Congregation

& Jewish Community

Blackwood, Caerphilly, South Wales



Page created: 2 June 2013
Latest revision or update: 1 January 2016

Congregation Data


Blackwood & District Hebrew Congregation

Town Location:

Blackwood (Welsh: Y Coed Duon) is a small town situated on the river Sirhowy in South East Wales

Date Founded:

Probably in 1920's

Current Status:

Closed, after 1923 (source)


Ashkenazi Orthodox

Local Government:

From 1996 the county borough of Caerphilly a unitary authority.

1974 to 1996 the district (and borough) of Islwyn in the county of Gwent.

Until 1974    urban district of Bedwellty in the county of Monmouthshire.


Caerphilly Jewish Communities home page


Jewish Congregations in the former county of Monmouthshire

Jewish Congregations in Wales, according to current unitary authorities

Jewish Communities & Congregations in Wales home page

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