Pontypool Synagogue

Pontypool, Torfaen, Gwent



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Congregation Data


Pontypool Synagogue


Wain House, Pontypool

Town Location:

Pontypool, a town on the edge of the South Wales coalfields, is situated on the river Afon Llwyd, approximately 15 miles inland from Newport.

Date Founded:


Current Status:



Ashkenazi Orthodox

Local Government:

From 1996 - the county borough of Torfaen - a unitary authority, in the ceremonial county of Gwent.

1974 to 1996 - the district of Torfaen in the county of Gwent.

Until 1974 - the urban district of Pontypool in the county of Monmouthshire.

On-Line Articles

Two Unknown Welsh Synagogues, and an Oxford Connection, an article by Harold Pollins.
Originally published in Oxford Menorah issue no. 182, Chanukah 2006/5767

Jewish Congregations in the former county of Monmouthshire

Jewish Congregations in Wales, according to current unitary authorities

Jewish Communities & Congregations in Wales home page

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