Doncaster Synagogue

& Jewish Community

Doncaster, South Yorkshire




Page created: 22 August 2005
Latest revision or update: 11 August 2014

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

Search the Records of the
Doncaster Jewish Cemetery

Records of burials, plus photographs of the headstones, in the Doncaster Jewish Cemetery, Rose Hill (approximately 70 interments, 1930-2006).


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).

Congregation Data

Only one Jewish congregation, the Doncaster Synagogue, is known to have existed in Doncaster.


Doncaster Synagogue

Alternative or Former Name:

Doncaster United Hebrew Congregation


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

Date Established:

By 1913

Current Status:

Closed in 1979


Ashkenazi Orthodox

Jewish Population Data

4 families
6 families

(Jewish Chronicle 6 April 1906)
(The Jewish Year Book 1945)
(The Jewish Year Book 1947)
(The Jewish Year Book 1956)
(The Jewish Year Book 1966)
(Jewish Chronicle 22 June 1997)

Articles & Photographs relating to the Doncaster Jewish Community

Press Reports relating to the Doncaster Jewish Community 1905-2002

 Images of the Tahara House at the Doncaster Jewish Cemetery, Rose Hill,
and of the Various Memorial and Dedication Plaques within.

Louis Kyezor in Doncaster - Researched by Keira Quinn Lockyer
    of Australia, his great, great, great granddaughter

Other Doncaster Jewish Information

Doncaster Cemetery Information (IAJGS Cemetery Project)


Jewish Congregations in South Yorkshire

Jewish Communities of England home page

Explanations of Terms Used

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