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Lincoln Jewish Community

City of Lincoln

The historic city of Lincoln (population about 85,000), on the river Witham, is the county town and one of the districts of the county of Lincolnshire, in the English Eastern Midlands.

The Lincoln Jewish Community

There was important medieval Jewish community in Lincoln. A small orthodox community existed in the mid-twentieth century and  progressive and egalitarian congregations have recently been formed.

Jewish Congregations

Below are the Jewish congregations known to have existed in Lincoln in modern times:


Search the All-UK Database

The records in the database associated with Lincoln include:

1851 Anglo Jewry Database

Individuals in the 1851 Anglo Jewry Database who were living in Lincoln during the 1810s (3 records); 1820s (2 records), 1830s (3 records), 1840s (4 records), 1850s (12 records), 1860s (3 records) and 1870s (2 records).

Other Lincoln Jewish Information

Jewish Property and Heritage & Places of Local Interest

Bibliography and other sources

Lincoln Medieval Community

Jewish Congregations in Lincolnshire

Jewish Communities of England home page

Explanations of Terms Used



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