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Newport Hebrew Congregation

Newport, South Wales

 

              

         
 

 
Page created: 2 March 2004
Latest revision or update: 21 October 2013

Congregation Data

Name:

Newport Synagogue

Address:

45 St. Marks Crescent, Risca Road, Newport NP20 4HY

Former Address:

3 Queens Hill Crescent, Newport (previously Francis Street, Newport)

City Location:

Newport (in Welsh - Casnewydd) is the third largest city in Wales, with population of nearly 140,000, and was only granted city status in 2001. It lies on the Bristol Channel at the mouth of the river Usk in South East Wales.

Local Government:

From 1996 - the county borough of Newport - a unitary authority
1974 to 1996 - the district of Newport in the county of Gwent
1890 to 1974 - the county borough of Newport in the county of Monmouthshire (which in many circumstances was considered part of England and not Wales)

Current Status:

Active

Date Founded:

1871 (Synagogue opened)

Ritual:

Ashkenazi Orthodox

Marriage Certification:

Group: BOD (Board of Deputies);
Appears in 1998 General Registrar Official List: Yes;
Worship Number: 55345;
Registration District: Newport.

Cemetery Information - IAJGS Cemetery Project

Newport Cemetery


Articles on the Newport Jewish Community

Press Reports relating to the Newport Jewish Community 1849 - 1872
 

Jewish Population Data

1934
1945
1990
2004
- 250 (The Jewish Year Book 1935)
- 180 (The Jewish Year Book 1946)
- 110 (The Jewish Year Book 1991)
-   39 (The Jewish Year Book 2005)

 

Jewish Congregations in the former county of Monmouthshire

Jewish Congregations in Wales, according to current unitary authorities

Jewish Communities & Congregations in Wales home page

Explanation of Terms Used
 

 

 

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