Southampton Jewish Community
City of Southampton
The city of Southampton, with a population of about 220,000, is the major port on the south coast of England, sitting at the northern-most point of Southampton Water, approximately halfway between Portsmouth and Bournemouth. It is a unitary authority lying geographically within the county of Hampshire. From 1974 to 1996, it formed a district in the administrative county of Hampshire and, prior thereto, it was a county borough in Hampshire.
The Southampton Jewish Community
Jewish residents are believed to have settled in Southampton as early as 1786,
and a congregation may have been formed by 1817.
Articles on the Southampton Jewish Community
Southampton from "Provincial Jewry in Victorian Britain" - Papers for a conference at University College, London, convened by the Jewish Historical Society of England, prepared by Aubrey Newman - 6th July 1975. Reproduced here with his kind consent.
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