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Derby Hebrew Congregation

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Derby, Derbyshire

 

              

         
 

Page created: 11 February 2004
Latest revision or update: 20 February 2013

City of Derby

The city of Derby, in the English East Midlands, lies on the river Derwent. It has a population of about 230,000. It was a county borough until 1974, when it became a district of the administrative county of Derbyshire. In 1996, the city of Derby became a unitary authority.

Derby Jewish Community

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


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The records in the database associated with Derby include:

1851 Anglo Jewry Database

Individuals in the 1851 Anglo Jewry Database who were living in Derby during the 1810s (1 record); 1840s (4 records), 1850s (7 records), 1860s (9 records) and 1870s (4 records).
 

Congregation Data

Official Name:

Derby Hebrew Congregation (formerly Derby Synagogue)

Address:

270 Burton Road, Derby (previously 24 Harriett Street)

Date Formed:

1899

Current Status:

Closed 1986

Ritual:

Ashkenazi Orthodox

Congregation Numbers:

1901 - 20 seatholders

Articles on the Derby Jewish Community

Paper on Derby and Burton-on-Trent Community, edited by Professor Newman from material prepared by Samuel Simpson.

Derby Jewish Population Data

1878
1909
1934
1944
1946
1955 
24
111
30
138
150
205


(Jewish Year Book 1910)
(Jewish Year Book 1935)
(Jewish Year Book 1945)
(Jewish Year Book 1947)
(Jewish Year Book 1956)


Other Derby Jewish Information

Derby Cemetery Information - IAJGS Cemetery Project


Jewish Congregations in Derbyshire

Jewish Communities of England home page

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