Bournemouth Hebrew Congregation

Bournemouth, Dorset




Page created: 24 February 2006
Latest revision or update: 18 September 2016

Congregation Data

Official Name:

Bournemouth Hebrew Congregation


Wootton Gardens, Bournemouth, BH1 1PW, built in 1911 (rebuilt 1961)

Previous Addresses:

Originally met in the Bellevue Assembly Hall where the Bournemouth Pavilion now stands.

Current Status:


Date Formed:



Ashkenazi Orthodox


A provincial synagogue under the aegis of the Chief Rabbi.

Official Website:



Rabbi Adrian Jesner - 2008 to present (January 2016).

Marriage Certification:

Group: Board of Deputies;
Appears in 1998 General Registrar Official List: Yes;
Worship Number: 44809;
Registration District: Bournemouth

Membership Data:

1905 -    40 members (The Jewish Year Book 1906)

1909 -    41 members (The Jewish Year Book 1910)

1999 -  874 (Board of Deputies)


The Congregation used all three Jewish cemeteries in Bournemouth - Boscombe, Kinson and Throop. For details see Bournemouth Jewish Cemetery Information on Bournemouth home page. To search cemetery database, see below.


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The records in the database associated with this congregation include:


Boscombe Cemetery 1911 - 1998 (716 records)

Kinson Cemetery 1955 - 2005 (867 records)

Throop Cemetery 1996 - 2001 (77 records)

For a list of other Bournemouth records in the Database that may also include records associated with this congregation, click here.


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Bournemouth Jewish Community home page

Jewish Congregations in Dorset

Jewish Communities of England home page



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