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Rhyl Hebrew Congregation

Rhyl, Denbighshire, North Wales

 

              

         
 

 
Page created: 9 October 2005
Latest revision or update: 21 October 2013

Congregation Data

Name:

Rhyl Hebrew Congregation

Address:

Lloyds Bank Chambers, Queen Street, Rhyl

Former Address:

Wellington Road, Rhyl
Magnet Buildings, High Street, Rhyl

Town Location:

Rhyl is a seaside town with a population of about 27,000. It lies on the northern coast of Wales facing the Irish Sea, close to the mouth of the river Clwyd.

Local Government:

From 1996 - the county of Denbighshire - a unitary authority
1974 to 1996 - the district of Rhuddlan in the county of Clwyd
Until 1974 - the urban district of Rhyl in the county of Flintshire

Date Founded:

1897 (The Jewish Chronicle)

Current Status:

Closed post-1947. The synagogue at Llandudno (the Llandudno and Conwyn Bay Hebrew Congregation)now serves as the centre for Rhyl and the other dwindling Jewish communities of North Wales.

Ritual:

Ashkenazi Orthodox

Membership Data:

1900 - 14 synagogue seatholders (The Jewish Year Book 1900/01)


Articles

Press Reports relating to the Rhyl Jewish Community 1895 - 1941
 

Jewish Population Data

1934

55 (The Jewish Year Book 1935)

 

Jewish Congregations in the former county of Flintshire

Jewish Congregations in Wales, according to current unitary authorities

Jewish Communities & Congregations in Wales home page

Explanation of Terms Used
 

 

 

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