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Eastbourne Jewish Community

The Borough of Eastbourne

The Sussex town of Eastbourne is a seaside resort on the English south coast, with a population of some 90,000. It was made a municipal borough in 1883, a county borough in 1911 and in 1974 it became a local government district within the county of East Sussex.

The Eastbourne Jewish Community & Congregations

There has been a small Jewish community in Eastbourne since at least 1918, when a congregation, initially Orthodox, was established. A Progrssive/Liberal congregation was founded in 2001.

Jewish Congregations

Below are the Jewish congregations known to have existed in Eastbourne:


Eastbourne Jewish Cemetery Information

  • Eastbourne Borough Cemetery, Jewish Section, Hide Hollow, Langney, Eastbourne, BN23 Opened 1922.

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


Eastbourne Jewish Population Data



(The Jewish Year Book 1956)



(The Jewish Year Book 1966)



(The Jewish Year Book 1991)



(The Jewish Year Book 2005)

Jewish Congregations in East Sussex

Jewish Communities of England home page




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