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Torbay Jewish Community

The Borough of Torbay

The three main towns of Torbay are Torquay, Paignton and Brixham, all situated around on of the English Channel coast of Devon in South West England.   All three towns had been separate municipal boroughs until 1968 when they were amalgamated into the single county borough of Torbay.  In 1974 Torbay became a local government district of the county of Devon and, in 1998, it became a unitary authority.

Torbay Jewish Community


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The records in the database associated with Torbay (Torquay & Paignton) include:

Burials

Paignton Cemetery, 1963 - 2010 (89 records).

Census

1851 for Torbay (Torquay).

1851 Anglo Jewry Database

Individuals in the 1851 Anglo Jewry Database who were living in Torquay and Dartmouth (5 miles to the south) during the 1800s (2 records), 1810s (6 records), 1820s (4 records), 1840s (2 records), 1850s (15 records), 1860s (4 records), 1870s (4 records) and 1880s (2 records).
 

The Jewish Congregations

The following were the Jewish congregations within what is now Torbay:

Jewish Cemetery

Paignton Cemetery

Jewish Population Data

1965

128

(Jewish Year Book 1966)

1990

50

(Jewish Year Book 1991)

1999

20

(Jewish Year Book 2000)

Bibliography


Jewish Congregations in Devon

Jewish Communities of England home page

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