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Ramsgate 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: 6 December 2015
Latest revision: 5 December 2016

RAMSGATE (Kent)

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

Published Data

1874[a]

Synagogue, Hereson, Ramsgate. 
Founded by Sir Moses Montefiore Bart and Judith Lady Montefiore, his wife "in commemoration of the happy event of their first visit to the Holy City of Jerusalem." The synagogue was consecrated 17 June 1832.  It is supported entirely at the expense of Sir Moses Montefiore.

Judith Lady Montefiore's Theological College.
Established and endowed by Sir Moses Montefiore Bart in the year 1866.

1901[b]

Jewish population about 130.

Spanish and Portuguese Congregation, founded about 1833 by the late Sir Moses Montefiore.

Hebrew Classes.

There are six kosher restaurants and boarding houses.

[a - The Jewish Directory for 1874, by Asher I. Myers] 
[b - Jewish Year Book 1901]


Board of Deputies returns

  births marriages burials

1852

2 (F)

0

 

1860

no returns

1870

no returns

1880

 

0

4

1890

 

0

1

1900

0

1r

4


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