Torquay United Hebrew Congregation

Torquay, Torbay, Devon



Page created: 22 March 2003
Latest revision or update: 24 November 2014

Congregation Data


Torquay United Hebrew Congregation

Previous Names:

Torquay & Paignton Hebrew Congregation (from about 1948 on merger with Paignton Hebrew Congregation), and prior thereto Torquay Hebrew Congregation


Old Town Hall, Abbey Road, Torquay (Initially services held at Sandrington Hotel)

Date Founded:

About 1940

Current Status:

Synagogue closed in 2000 and congregation dissolved


Ashkenazi Orthodox

Cemetery Information

Jewish Section of Paignton Cemetery - A layout of the Cemetery, showing
the position of each tombstone and the name of the person interred.

Other Congregation Information

  • Congregation Records:

    • Search Torquay on ALL UK Database - see Torbay Jewish Community home page

    • Marriage Records:
      Marriage records held by Board of Deputies Ref:  10/1a/1Torquay and District Synagogue

    • Other Records:
      1827 - 1932  Ledger held by Hartley Institute

Torbay Jewish Community home page


Jewish Congregations in Devon

Jewish Communities of England home page

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