Southampton Jewish Community
City of Southampton
The city of Southampton is a unitary authority with a population of about 220,000, 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. It 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.
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.
congregations listed below are considered to be part of the Southampton Jewish
Community. In the nineteenth century there were, at one time, two rival
Articles on the Southampton Jewish Community
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