the former

Minehead Jewish Community

Minehead, West Somerset, Somerset



Page created: 7 May 2006
Latest revision or update: 24 June 2016


Minehead is a town on the southern coast of the Bristol Channel in South East England, with a population of about 10,000. It was an urban district until 1974, when it merged with neighbouring districts to form the local government district of West Somerset, remaining within the county of Somerset.

Minehead Jewish Community

Although a small Jewish community existed in Minehead during World War II, there was no known organised congregation.


Community Data


Minehead Jewish Community


Services were held at South Court, Warden Road

Date Founded:

About 1939

Current Status:

Closed following World War II


Ashkenazi Orthodox


Jewish Congregations in Somerset

Jewish Communities of England home page


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