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Hanley (Stoke-on-Trent) Jewry
in Victorian Britain

 

 

   
 


Extract from papers on
Provincial Jewry in Victorian Britain

Papers prepared by Dr. (later Prof.) Aubrey Newman for a conference at University College, London, convened on 6 July 1975 by the Jewish Historical Society of England
(Reproduced here with Prof. Newman's kind consent)

Paper first published on JCR-UK: 6 January 2016
Latest revision: 7 January 2016

HANLEY (Stoke-on-Trent)

Published Data

1874[a]

Synagogue, Hanover Street. Founded 1872. The synagogue, when the alterations it is at present undergoing are completed, will accommodate 100 persons.

1901[b]

Jewish population, 47 families. 1900 1 marriage 6 deaths

Synagogue, Hanover Street (Founded 1873) seatholders, 21. Income 1900 196.2s.4d. Expenditure 175.19s.11d.

Sick, Burial, and Benefit Society (Founded 1892). Objects, (1) Free medical attendance (2) 21/- benefit during shiva and Chevra Kadisha (3) Advancing loans up to 3. without interest. Income 1897 - 14. Expenditure and loans advanced 19. The conditions of relief are (1) Medical attention at once (2) Shiva benefit in six months. (3) loan to all Jewish residents.

Ladies' Benevolent Society, Synagogue House, Hanley. Object, to relieve poor Jewish women during sickness. Six persons were relieved during 1897, and these must reside in Hanley district. The mode of election is by Ballot.

Hanley Religious Classes (founded 1887 [visiting minister from Nottingham] Twenty-two children attend these classes which are held at the Synagogue School rooms.

[a - The Jewish Directory for 1874, by Asher I. Myers] 
[b - Jewish Year Book]

 

Board of Deputies returns

  births marriages burials seatholders

1875

 

0

0

35

1880

 

0

1

30

1890

 

0

4

30

(1894)

5

2

11

40

1900

8

1

6

35

 

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