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Town of Greenock
The town of Greenock, with a population of about 45,000, is situated on the south bank of the river Clyde near the western coast of Scotland, about 30 miles west of Glasgow. It is now in Inverclyde, which was a district of the now defunct Strathclyde Region from 1975 to 1996 and which became a unitary authority in 1996. Prior to 1975, Greenock was in the traditional county of Renfrewshire.
The Jewish Community
Greenock had a small Jewish community that existed from about 1894 until about 1936. It only ever had the following Jewish congregation:
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