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Swansea Hebrew Congregation

Swansea, South Wales

 

              

         
 

 
Page created: 18 April 2003
Latest update or revision: 21 October 2013

Congregation Data

Name:

Swansea Hebrew Congregation

Address:

Ffynone, Swansea

Former Address:

Goat Street, Swansea (rebuilt 1859; destroyed in a German air raid in February 1941)

Current Status:

Active

Date Founded:

1780 (building of first synagogue)

Also Incorporates:

Former Swansea Beth Hemedrash, and former Llanelli and Port Talbot congregations.

Ritual:

Ashkenazi Orthodox

Affiliation:

A provincial synagogue under the aegis of the Chief Rabbi.

Marriage Certification:

Group:  BOD (Board of Deputies)
Appears in 1998 General Registrar Official List: Yes;
Worship Number: 64800
Registration District: Swansea

Membership Data:

1900 - 60 seatholders (The Jewish Year Book 1900/01)

Other  Information

Local Research, Libraries and other sources

 

Swansea Jewish Community home page

Jewish Congregations in the former county of Glamorganshire

Jewish Communities & Congregations in Wales home page

Explanation of Terms Used
 

 

 

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