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South Wales Jewry
in Victorian Britain
(Newport)

 

 

   
 


Extract from papers on
Provincial Jewry in Victorian Britain

Papers prepared by Dr. (later Prof.) Aubrey Newman for a conference at University College, London, convened on 6 July 1975 by the Jewish Historical Society of England
(Reproduced here with Prof. Newman's kind consent)

Paper first published on JCR-UK: 24 February 2016
Latest revision: 24 August 2016


Papers on South Wales

NEWPORT (South Wales)

Published Data

1874[a]

Synagogue, Lewis Street [The Synagogue was actually siituated between Lewis Street and Francis Street and is subsequently generally referred as being in Francis Street - Webmaster's note]. Present building erected 1870 with Minister's House and School attached. Has seat accommodation for 120 persons, 80 gentlemen and 40 ladies,. Seat rental from 1.8s to 7.16s. per annum.

1901[b]

1900 - 2 burials, 2 births.
Synagogue, Francis Street.
Hebrew and Religious Classes [1898, the scholars number 40, 22 boys and 18 girls]
Jewish Board of Guardians
Branch of Orphan Aid Society
Jewish Literary and social Institute

[a - The Jewish Directory for 1874, by Asher I. Myers]
[b - Jewish Year Book]

Board of Deputies returns

  births marriages burials seatholders

1869

 

1

6

15

1880

 

1

4

33

1890

 

4

2

29

1900

3

2

2

15

 

Introduction to Papers on South Wales and Conference Paper by Geoffrey Alderman

Provincial Jewry in Victorian Britain - List of Contents

Newport Jewish Congregation home page


Formatted by David Shulman
 

 
 


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