>Buxton Hebrew Congregation

& Jewish Community

Buxton, High Peak, Derbyshire




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Town of Buxton

The spa town of Buxton in the English East Midlands is considered the gateway to the Peak District National Park. It was a municipal borough until 1974, when it was merged with adjoining areas to form the District (later Borough) of High Peak, still remaining within the county of Derbyshire.

A photograph of Oddfellows Hall, where the former Buxton Congregation held its Sabbath morning services,
taken in December 2010 by Selwyn Rose.

Buxton Jewish Community

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The records in the database associated with Buxton include:

1851 Anglo Jewry Database

Individuals in the 1851 Anglo Jewry Database who were living in Buxton during the 1820s (1 record), 1830s (7 records), 1840s (8 records), 1850s (8 records), 1860s (6 records) and 1880s (3 records).

Only one Jewish congregation, the Buxton Hebrew Congregation, is known to have existed in Buxton.

Congregation Data


Buxton Hebrew Congregation


Services were held on Friday evening at 4, Lower Hardwick Street and on Saturdays at the Oddfellows Hall, Market Street.

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Congregation existed during 1940's


Ashkenazi Orthodox

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