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Sheerness (Kent) Jewry
in Victorian Britain

 

 

   
 


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: 3 January 2016
Latest revision: 6 December 2016

SHEERNESS (Kent)

(For the Community's history, see "Sheerness" in Cecil Roth's "The Rise of Provincial Jewry", 1950)

Published Data

A  -  A. In 1841 the synagogue was restored, even though it it had by then dwindled to having only 5 families. In 1853 there were 15 seatholders, but in 1887 the synagogue was dismantled.
[The Rise of Provincial Jewry by Cecil Roth (1950)]

Board of Deputies returns

1856

 

13 seatholders

1860

1 burial

10 seatholders

1865

 

10 seatholders

 

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