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Town of Whitehaven
The town of Whitehaven (population approximately 25,000), is a small port on the coast of North West England. It was a municipal borough in the then county of Cumberland, until 1974, when it was merged with neighbouring districts to form the local government district of Copeland, within the newly created county of Cumbria.
Whitehaven Jewish Community
There are a number of references to a Jewish community in Whitehaven ranging from the second half of the eighteenth century to latter part of World War II.
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