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Cheltenham Jewry
in Victorian Britain

 

 

   
 


Extract from papers on
Provincial Jewry in Victorian Britain

Papers prepared by Dr. (later Prof.) Aubrey Newmanfor a conference at University College, London, convened on 6 July 1975 by the Jewish Historical Society of England
(Reproduced here with Prof. Newman's kind consent)

Paper first published on JCR-UK: 2 December 2015
Latest revision: 11 December 2016

CHELTENHAM (Gloucestershire)

(For the Community's early history, see "Cheltenham" in Cecil Roth's "The Rise of Provincial Jewry", 1950)

Published Data

A  -  Synagogue in St. Jame's Square, erected at cost of 1,500 and opened in 1840; restored in 1864. The cemetery dates from 1844.

1874[a]

Synagogue Congregation founded in 1837. Synagogue built 1840.
A Sabbath school is held in he Synagogue on Sabbaths from 12 to 2.

1901[b]

4 Jewish residents.  1900, 0 burials

Synagogue, St. James Square (founded 1840). Synagogue closed at present. [The community closed  - 1903]

[A - Primarily from The Rise of Provincial Jewry (1950), by Cecil Roth
 a - The Jewish Directory for 1874, by Asher I. Myers
 b - Jewish Year Book]

 

Board of Deputies returns

  births marriages burials seatholders

1852

0

0

4

15

1860

 

1

2

19

1870

 

0

4

18

1880

 

0

1

13

1890

 

0

4

7

1900

 

0

0

0


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