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Doncaster Synagogue

& Jewish Community

Doncaster, South Yorkshire

 

 

   
 

Page created: 22 August 2005
Latest revision or update: 26 September 2016

Town of Doncaster

The town of Doncaster is the largest urban settlement within of the metropolitan borough of Doncaster, in Northern England. The present boundaries date from 1974, when the metropolitan district of Doncaster was formed within the then new metropolitan county of South Yorkshire.  Doncaster became a unitary authority in 1986 when South Yorkshire lost its administrative status, becoming purely a ceremonial county.  Until 1974, Doncaster was a borough within the West Riding of Yorkshire.

Doncaster Jewish Community

The following was the only Jewish congregation (now defunct) known to have existed in Doncaster.

Congregation Data

Name:

Doncaster Synagogue

Alternative or Former Name:

Doncaster United Hebrew Congregation

Address:

Canterbury Road, Doncaster (from about 1955)
Previously at New Bridge Road, Doncaster

Date Established:

By 1913

Closure:

Closed in 1979

Ritual:

Ashkenazi Orthodox

 


DONCASTER JEWISH CEMETERY

 

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Search the Doncaster Jewish Cemetery Database,
including burial records and photographs of the headstones,
as well as a description of the cemetery

Basic Cemetery Information

The cemetery is at Rose Hill Cemetery, Jewish Section, Cantley Hill, Doncaster DN4. First burial 1936. The Database includes approximately 70 burials from 1936 to 2006.

(For some additional information, also see IAJGS Cemetery Project - Doncaster)

 


Search the All-UK Database

The records in the database associated with Doncaster include:

1851 Anglo Jewry Database

Individuals in the 1851 Anglo Jewry Database who were living in Doncaster during the 1820s (5 records) and 1830s (15 records).
 

 

On-line Articles and Photographs
relating to the Doncaster Jewish Community

on JCR-UK

 

Doncaster Jewish Population Data

1906

4 families

(Jewish Chronicle, 6 April 1906)

1944

85

(The Jewish Year Book 1945)

1946

150

(The Jewish Year Book 1947)

1955

120

(The Jewish Year Book 1956)

1965

100

(The Jewish Year Book 1966)

1997

6 families

(The Jewish Year Book 1998)


Jewish Congregations in South Yorkshire

Jewish Communities of England home page

 
 


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