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Page reformatted by Louise Messik: 2 November 2011
 

Plaques from the Former Synagogue
in Birch Terrace, Hanley 


Foundation Stones
 

© Ivor Brown 2008 

The above photographs were kindly provided to JCR-UK by Ivor Brown
As of September 2008, the plaques were still extant on the exterior of the former synagogue.
The text on the plaques is reproduced below:


This foundation stone was laid by
ALBERT L. BELISHA Esq
October 5th 1922 – 5683


In memory of JACOB ALEXANDER one
Of the founders of the Hanley Hebrew
Congregation (founded 1873) this stone
Was laid by his son ADOLPH ALEXANDER
Of London October 5th 1922 – 5683


Brass Plaques
 

1
Stained glass windows
Presented by
A. ALEXANDER Esq of London
In memory of his father
The late Mr JACOB ALEXANDER

September 6th 1923 – 5683

2
Presented by Mr & Mrs H. SOLKOW
In memory of their beloved parents
Mr AARON ZELICOVITZ and their son ABRAHAM
September 6th 1923 – 5683

 

3
Presented by
Mr & Mrs H. SOLKOW
In memory of Mr M. LUBINSKY

September 6th 1923 – 5683

 

4
This upper repaired & reconstructed
Window was dedicated by
RONALD JULIAN MEEK
July 1985
In loving memory of his father
HAROLD MEEKPETER FIRMAN

5
This lower repaired & reconstructed
Window was dedicated by
CISSIE SIMON
July 1985
In loving memory of
Her brother ABE
6
This upper repaired & reconstructed
Window was dedicated by
PETER FIRMAN
July 1985
In loving memory of
Father Dr. SAM FIRMAN
7
This lower repaired & reconstructed
Window was dedicated by
Doctor SAM FIRMAN
July 1985
In memory of his father
MAX
8
This upper repaired & reconstructed
Window was dedicated by
Doctor MANCY DESSER
July 1985
In loving memory of her parents
LEOPOLD & ANNA DIAMANT
9
This lower repaired & reconstructed
Window was dedicated by
GERALD
July 1985
In loving memory of
Mother and father
LOUIS MYER &
GERTRUDE SOLKOW
10
This upper repaired & reconstructed
Window was dedicated by
ZENA, HARVEY, BARRY
In memory of
ABE SLANN
A loving husband, father
And grandfather
11
This lower repaired & reconstructed
Window was dedicated by
SIMA JACOBSON
July 1985
In loving memory of
MORTON JACOBSON
12
  This upper repaired & reconstructed
Window was dedicated
By
Dr & Mrs M. J. ELLENHORN
Of Los Angeles
California USA
13
This lower repaired & reconstructed
Window was dedicated by
BECKY SLANN, HELEN & RAE
July 1985
In loving memory of
PHILIP SLANN
(1910 – 1976)
14
This upper repaired & reconstructed
Window was dedicated by
HILDA FALK
July 1985
In loving memory of her
Dear husband DENIS
15
This lower repaired & reconstructed
Window was dedicated by
Mr & Mrs HARRY GROSBERG
July 1985
In loving memory of their sons
DEREK LESTER and
NEIL LAWRENCE

16
This upper repaired & reconstructed
Window was dedicated by
ESSIE LEWIS
July 1985
In loving memory of her
Parents & brother

 

17
This lower repaired & reconstructed
Window was dedicated by
KITTY DAVIS & SUZY
July 1985
In memory of
A loving husband & father
RALPH (SHEPSIE)
18
This upper repaired & reconstructed
Window was dedicated by
JOAN BURTON
July 1985
In loving memory of
Her husband HAROLD
19
This lower repaired & reconstructed
Window was dedicated by
JOSHUA SUMBERG
July 1985
In loving memory of parents
COLMAN and SOPHIE
20
This upper repaired & reconstructed
Window was dedicated by
LESLIE & JENNIE BLOOM
And their sons
STEPHEN & ROBERT
In loving memory of
EPH BLOOM
Former president of
The congregation
21
This lower repaired & reconstructed
Window was dedicated by
ELYAH ISAACSON
July 1985
In loving memory of parents
REBECCA ITA and
BERNARD WOLF ISAACSON
22
This upper repaired & reconstructed
Window was dedicated by
FREDA MORRIS
July 1985
In loving memory of
Her parents
SIMON & DORA POSNANSKY
And sister BRENDA
23
This lower repaired & reconstructed
Window was dedicated by
SIDNEY MORRIS
July 1985
In loving memory of his parents
RAY & MORRIS & brothers
MICHAEL & ARNOLD
24
This upper repaired & reconstructed
Window was dedicated by
Mr & Mrs S. GREEN
July 1985
25
This lower repaired & reconstructed
Window was dedicated by
Mr & Mrs ALAN VINER
July 1985
In loving memory of their
Dear parents
LOUIS 1891 – 1950 and RACHEL 1892 – 1985 VINER
 
MYER 1881 – 1970 & ROSE 1880 – 1956 FREEDMAN
26
This upper repaired & reconstructed
 Window was dedicated by
LEO SAMUELS
July 1985
In loving memory of
 MABS SAMUELS
 1916 – 1965
27
This lower repaired & reconstructed
Window was dedicated by
MARK and ESTHER SINGER
July 1985
With treasured memories
Of our dearly loved
Parents
28
This upper repaired & reconstructed
 Window was dedicated by
 ANTHONY HAYEK
And
TRAUDI PLESCH
July 1985
In loving memory of their
Mother MARGIT HAYEK
29
This lower repaired & reconstructed
Window was dedicated by
MINNIE MARK & SAM SINGER
July 1985
In memory of their parents
 GEORGE ­1870-1953 & Gertrude 1873 – 1940
 And sister LENA 1902 – 1955
30
This lower repaired & reconstructed
Window was dedicated by
Dr & Mrs LIONEL ALEXANDER
In loving memory of her father
 HERMAN PHILIPS
31
This upper repaired & reconstructed
 Window was dedicated by
 THERESA BARNES
July 1985
In loving memory of
Her mother
YETTA MYERS
1901 – 1985
32
This centre repaired & reconstructed
 Window was dedicated by
JOSEY HINE
July 1985
In loving memory of BERTHA
And the SOLOMON family
33
This right repaired & reconstructed
 Window was dedicated by
ANITA KINCHUCK
And family
July 1985
In loving memory of
Her aunt BERTHA
34
This left repaired & reconstructed
 Window was dedicated by
 ANGELA STUBBS
July 1985
In loving memory of her
Father
35
In loving memory of
LOUIS VINER
Died 27th Shevat 5710, 14th February 1950
This plaque presented by his wife and children
36
In loving memory of
SHOSHANA ELIAS
Died
5 Tebet 5738, 4th January 1978
This plaque presented by her son RAE

Plaques
1
New entrance hall floor
Laid August 1963
In memory of the late
MORRIS MORRIS
1886 – 1957
2
Electric clock
Presented by
Mr RAYMOND MYERS
3
Presented by
ELYAH ISAACSON
In memory of his parents
REBECCA and BERNARD
WOLF ISAACSON
1972 – 5732
4
New Synagogue
Foundation stones
Laid on 5th October
1922 – 5683
By
ALBERT L. BELISHA
& ADOLPH ALEXANDER
5
New Synagogue
Building committee
February 1922

A.S. SOLOMON chairman
J.B. BLAIN vice-chairman
C. SUMBERG & A. ALEXANDER joint hon. Treasurers
L. LEE, A. LEVINE, M. MORRIS,
I. RICH, A. SAVITZ, I. SIMON

6

Curtain

In loving memory of CLARA DAVIS
Presented
By her children August
1950 AV. 5710


 

 

 

 

TO
COMMEMORATE
THE NAMES OF
THOSE OF THIS
CONGREGATION
WHO SERVED
FOR FREEDOM
IN THE ARMED
FORCES IN
 THE GREAT WAR
1914 – 1918
AND
THE WORLD WAR
1939 – 1945

 

1914 - 1918

KILLED IN ACTION
 

Pte B. HART
Pte I. SOLOMON
Pte R. SOLOMON
Cpl A. SOLKOW

SERVED IN THE FORCES
 

Gdsn L. ALEXANDER
Pte B. COHEN
Sgn H. COPPLEMAN
Pte M. DAVIS
Pte H. EPSTEIN
S. Sgt J. EPSTEIN
Gnr L. EPSTEIN
Pte J. FRAZER
Pte H. FREIZNER
Sgt W. A. FREIZNER
Pte P. GOLD
Pte W. GREENFIELD
Pte S. HART Lieut J. RICH
Spr A. JACOBS
L/Sgt B. JACOBS
Spr L. JACOBSON
S.Q.M.S. J.KAY
Pte B. LEVI
Pte A. LEVINE
Pte I. LEVINE
Pte J. LEVINE
Pte L. LEVY
Pte M. LEVY
Pte H. MILLER
Pte M. MILLER
Pte E. MORRIS
Pte M. MORRIS
Pte A. MYERS
Tpr H. PHILLIPS
Gnr P. PHILLIPS
Pte A. RICH
Pte A. RUBENSTEIN
Sgt J. SHILKOFF
Pte P. SHILKOFF
Pte A. SOLOMON
Pte A. UDIN
Pte A. VERBER
Spr L. VINER

 

 

1939 – 1945

KILLED IN ACTION
 

Pte L. GREENBERG

SERVED IN THE FORCES

Pte P. BLOOM
Sgt R. BUCKLEY
Cpl H. CARO
L/Cpl N. COHEN
Pte E. COPE
L.AC. H. COPE
Tpr R. DAVIS 
F/Lt A. DOFSKY
Pte I. FRAZER
Lieut S. FRAZER
Cpl L. GREENBERG
Maj J. HENRY
Maj. E. ISAACSON
Capt. J. LEE
Sgt J. LICHFIELD
Gnr N. LIEB
Cfn M. MARLING
Rfn M. MEISLER
Sgt A. MORRI
Sig H.S. MORRIS
Cpl M. MORRIS
F/Lt R. MYERS
Maj R. NOAR
Pte L. PHILLIPS
Dvr L. SAMUELS
Gnr M. SAVITZ
L.AC. A. SIMON 
Tpr M. SINGER
L.AC. S. SINGER
Cfn A. SLANN
Tpr B. SLANN
Bdr H. SLANN
LAC. M. SOLKOW
Pte I. SOLOMON
Pte I. UDIN
LAC. B. VERBER
Pte P. VERBER
LAC. S. VERBER
Cpl A. VINER
Pte (ATS) A. WINTER

 

 

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