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Abertillery Hebrew Congregation

Abertillery, Blaneau Gwent, South Wales

 

              

         
 

 
Page created: 25 August 2005
Latest revision or update: 21 October 2013

Congregation Data

Name:

Abertillery Hebrew Congregation

Address:

Newall Street, Abertillery

Town Location:

Abertillery is a town in the Welsh Valleys with a population of about 18,000. Abertillery is located at the junction of the river Tillery and the river Ebbw Fach.

Local Government:

From 1996 - the county borough of Blaenau Gwent- a unitary authority
1974 to 1996 - the district of Blaenau Gwent in the county of Gwent
Until 1974 - the urban district of Abertillery in the county of Monmouthshire

Date Founded:

Before 1909

Current Status:

Closed (became a furniture depository)

Ritual:

Ashkenazi Orthodox

Membership Data:

1909  -   80 (The Jewish Year Book 1910)
1934  - 100  (The Jewish Year Book 1935)

Articles


How 'Greeners' Came to the Valley' by Michael Wallach, Jewish Chronicle Colour Magazine, 1975 (posted on JCR-UK)

Press Reports on the Abertillery Jewish Community

Other  Information

Bibliography and other Sources 

 

Blaenau Gwent Jewish Communities home page

Jewish Congregations in the former county of Monmouthshire

Jewish Communities & Congregations in Wales home page

Explanation of Terms Used
 
 

 

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