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Cemetery Identification
Cemetery ID: INDI-02176
Cemetery Name: Chinchpokli
Section: Knesset Eliyahoo Synagogue
Cemetery Location
Country: India
City: Mumbai (Maharashtra)
Street: Near Chinchpokli Train Station
Cemetery Details
Number of Burials: 1012
Number of Photographs: 21
Cemetery Description: 1) GPS Coordinate Chinchpokli: 18° 58' 60 N 72° 49' 60 E 2) Records from handwritten cemetery register. It was difficult to determine given and surnames as many surnames are taken from the given names of ancestors. For completeness, we suggest that you search names as Surname and Given Name. 3) Plaque at the gate states - Set apart forever by Elias David Sassoon Esq in January 1878, as a Jewish burial ground in memory of his beloved son JOSEPH, who died at Shanghai in China on 22nd December, 1868. (Encyclopaedia Judaica has year of death as 1863.)
Data last updated: 11/21/2007

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