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Penrhiwceiber Synagogue

Penrhiwceiber, Rhondda-Cynon-Taf, South Wales

 

 

   
 
 
Page created: 13 May 2006
Latest revision or update: 9 March 2016

Village of Penrhiwceiber

Penrhiwceiber is a village just to the south of Mountain Ash (Aberpennar) in the Valleys of South East Wales. It lies about 18 north-west of Cardiff, approximately half way between Pontypridd and Aberdare

Until 1974, Penrhiwceiber was in the urban district of Mountain Ash in the county of Glamorgan. From 1974 until 1996, it was part of the district of Cynon Valley in the new county of Mid Glamorgan. Since 1996, it has formed part of the county borough of Rhondda Cynon Taf - a unitary authority (within the ceremonial, or preserved, county of Mid Glamorgan).

Penrhiwceiber Jewish Community

The small Jewish community existed in Penrhiwceiber at the early twentieth century.

Congregation Data

Name:

Penrhiwceiber Synagogue

Date Founded:

Before 1916 (source)

Current Status:

Closed after 1920 (source)

Ritual:

Ashkenazi Orthodox

Cemetery Information:

There is no Jewish cemetery in Penrhiwceiber, the closest being in Pontypridd and Merthyr Tydfil.

 

Bibliography

 

Former Jewish Communities in the county borough of Rhondda Cynon Taf

Jewish Congregations in the former county of Glamorganshire

Jewish Congregations in Wales, according to current unitary authorities

Jewish Communities & Congregations in Wales home page

 

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