the former

Dover Synagogue

and Jewish Community

Dover, Kent





References to the Dover Jewish Community
Appearing in the Jewish Chronicle and other periodicals
Part 5, 1901 - 1922

Compiled by Harold Pollins 

Jewish Chronicle,  14 June 1901 page 25

70th birthday of Norman Isaac Berlin. A teacher for 47 years. Born Hamburg 14 June 1832. Started teaching there at age 13. In 1854 came to London and joined Henry Solomon's 'Academy' at Edmonton. 18 months there then went to R.I. Cohen's boarding school at Dover. Was there for one year then back to Edmonton (and to other places thereafter).

He died - Jewish Chronicle 4 April 1902 p. 19.



Jewish Chronicle, 25 October 1901 page 34

Twin brothers William and Joseph Grossman bar mitzvah last Sabbath at Dover.



Jewish Chronicle, 20 June 1902 page 6

'Dover Hebrew Congregation. - Mr. J.S. Spero, of Maison Dieu Road, writes to us to complain that there is no service in the synagogue on Friday evenings and often Minyan on Sabbath mornings, and that the reasonable wishes of the members are ignored, their just demands set aside and all suggestions simply laughed at. Mr. Spero is of opinion, that unless the Religious Union, the Federation, or Dr. Adler will take the matter in hand, some of the Dover Jews will be known as such by name only, but not by  observation'.



Jewish Chronicle, 28 July 1902 page 28

Freedom of Dover presented to Sgt Jack Barnstein of Dricoll's Scouts.



Jewish Chronicle, 17 October 1902 page 30

Marriage of a daughter of Rev I. Barnstein at Dover. [Elizabeth Barnstein] Splendid new curtains for the Ark, subscribed for by some friends of the Dover congregation, used for the first time.



Jewish Chronicle, 20 February 1903 page 32

Capt Samuel Hart presented with illuminated address for 17 years as Hon Treasurer.



Jewish Chronicle, 2 September 1904 page 27

Bar mitzvah at Dover of Reginald Henry Lorie grandson of Henry Hart. He is at school in Belgium, came over specially.

Son of Sydney and Jennie (nee Hart) Lorie.[ Reginald Henry Lorie born Dec 1891 Brighton 2b 213.]



Jewish Chronicle, 12 January 1906 page 16

Horatio Myer, Liberal candidate at general election. (which he won until lost at election of 1910). Born Hereford 1850,, attended Rev R. I. Cohen's school at Dover. Member of Bayswater Synagogue. Represented Kennington in 1st LCC. Manufactures metal bed-steads.



Jewish Chronicle, 25 May 1906 page 31

Marble slab erected in vestibule of Dover synagogue to memory of late Mrs Bertha Lewis by her sister Madame Therese Otterbourg. Slab is next to one in memory of her father R.I. Cohen. The family will keep up connection with Dover by subscribing to the funds of the synagogue.



Jewish Chronicle, 27 July 1906 page 38

Mrs Pereli of Birmingham has presented to Dover congregation in memory of her husband the prayer to the King and Royal Family inscribed on a marble tablet.



Jewish Chronicle, 30 October 1908 page 31

Testimonial to be presented to Mr Samuel Hart in recognition of his having acted as Treasurer for 22 years - he is leaving Dover.



Jewish Chronicle, 29 October 1909 page 8

Death of Madame Otterbourg.



Jewish Chronicle, 17 December 1909 page 8

Will of Mde Otterbourg. Left 50 to Dover Synagogue.



Jewish Chronicle, 11 February 1910 page 1

Death of Julian Banstein on 6 February.



Jewish Chronicle, 18 February 1910 page 16

Obituary of Julian Barnstein. Lived in London. JLB, prominent figure at annual Deal camp. Also East End Working Boys' Club. Captain in 1st London Divisional Engineers (Territorials). Son of Rev I. Barnstein.



Jewish Chronicle, 26 August 1910 page 1

Death on 20 August at Darlington of Solomon Lionel Barnard, second son of late David Barnard of Dover and Brighton.



Jewish Chronicle, 4 November 1910 page 14

Annual meeting at Dover. Alderman H. Hart JP and P. Hart re-elected President and Treasurer respectively.



Jewish Chronicle, 9 December 1910 page 2

'TO TAILORS.- To be disposed of, splendid fitted shop in the best part of Dover; good home; only wants seeing; rent 50; 100 for lease; fixtures etc. Apply at once, 19 Biggin-street, Dover'.



'Young Israel' , 9 December 1910 page 3

Ref to Monty Lazarus, Dover

[in 1901 Census only one Montague Lazarus, born 1897. father Louis]



Jewish Chronicle, 30 August 1912 page 3

'COMPANION-GOVERNESS desires re-engagement; thoroughly experienced and trustworthy (entire charge); usual elementary subjects; knowledge of French, music and needlework; fond of children; excellent references.- I. Hart, 'The Cedars', Dover'.



'Young Israel', 15 August 1913

Ref to Raene Jacobs, Dover.

[1901 Reene Jacobs in Birmingham, father Lazarus]



Jewish Chronicle, 23 October 1914 page 21

Jack Barnstein has joined a mounted force in South Africa.



Jewish Chronicle, 22 January 1915 page 25

Advert for Minerva College, Stoneygate, Leicester. [Moved there from Dover because of the war.]



Jewish Chronicle, 19 February 1915 page 26

Philip Theodore Hart of Temple Villas, Maison Dieu Road, has been elected Worshipful Master of the Corinthian Lodge of Freemasonry, No. 1,208.



Jewish Chronicle, 9 April 1915 page 23

'TAILORS. - Wanted, good tailors. used to making jobs throughout with machines. Apply, H.W. Alston, 17, 21 & 23 Cannon-street, Dover'.

And later adverts.



Jewish Chronicle, 7 January 1916 page 11

Death of Horatio Myer JP. Born 1850 Hereford. Educated at R.I. Cohen's school.



Jewish Chronicle, 31 March 1916 page 21

Philip Hart, Hon Sec of the Dover and District Parliamentary Recruiting Committee,  has received personal letter of thanks from Lord Derby and Committee thanking him for his services. He is also chairman of the Dover Advisory Committee.



Jewish Chronicle, 24 August 1917 page 1

Walter Joseph killed in Dover tramway disaster of 19 August. Husband of Bessie of Folkestone, nee Barnstein.


Jewish Chronicle,  31 August 1917 page 9

Obituary of Councilor Joseph by Rabbi Dr Hermann Gollancz. On Friday he had penned congratulations to Rev and Mrs I. Barnstein on golden wedding. But on Monday sent them message of sympathy. The Josephs had gone to Dover to celebrate golden wedding.



Jewish Chronicle,  7 September 1917 page 1

On 4 September death at 69 Fordwych Rd, Cricklewood, Helena Davis wife of John Davis, late of Dover. Also mourned by daughter Bertha and son-in-law Arthur Birnbaum, 45 Chandos Rd, NW2.



Jewish Chronicle,  25 April 1919 page 2

Death on 18 April at 2 Adelaide-mansions, 181 Queen's Gate, Louis Weill, husband of Babette Weiill, late of 111 Hatton Garden and 'The Mount', St Margaret's Bay , DOVER.



Jewish Chronicle,  3 December 1920 page 2

Death on 25 November, Janie 2nd daughter of Mr I. J. Davis of Wytham House, Dover.



Jewish Chronicle,  25 February 1921 page 1

Death on 14 February of Jack Barnstein, 3rd surviving son of Rev and Mrs Barnstein.



Jewish Chronicle,  2 September 1921 page 19

Obituary of Hermann Landau OBE. Born 1844. At age 20 came to UK. In early 1864 took up residence in Dover and became teacher in Hebrew in Rev Cohen's school. Had not been there long when Sir Moses Momntefiore arrived at Dover. The congregation wanted to present him with an address of welcome. There was no minister at the time and the Misses Cohen asked Landau to draw up address in Hebrew. On the death of Rev Cohen, Landau assumed  management of the school and taught in it for another year then in 1866 he left Dover for Brighton and for his subsequent career.



Jewish Chronicle,  4 November 1921 page 2

 Death on 2 November at 'The Cedars' Maison Dieu Road, Henry Hart JP, formerly of Canterbury.



Jewish Chronicle,  4 November 1921 page 12

Tribute to Henry Hart. Died in his 89th year. Much on his public career.



Jewish Chronicle,  11 November 1921 pages 12-13

Tributes to Henry Hart



Jewish Chronicle,  6 January 1922 page 22

Minerva College now transferred to Elmsleigh Hall. Leicester.



Jewish Chronicle,  17 February 1922, page 4

Young lady seeks position as companion or lady housekeeper 'in a refined family'. Miss Irene Hart, 'The Cedars', Dover.



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