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Walsall Hebrew Congregation

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Walsall, West Midlands

 

 

   
 


Page created: 9 November 2005
Latest revision or update: 2 January 2017

Town of Walsall

Walsall is an industrial town in the English Midlands, to the northwest of Birmingham, with a population of approximately 170,000. Until 1974, Walsall was a county borough in the county of Staffordshire (and incorporated the town of Darlaston from 1966). In 1974, it became a metropolitan borough within the newly created metropolitan county of West Midlands (its area being increased at the time by the incorporation of adjoining areas) and, in 1986, it became a unitary authority when West Midlands lost its administrative county status, becoming purely a ceremonial and geographical county.

Walsall Jewish Community

Although the formal Jewish congregation in Walsall was a World War II creation, a number of individual Jews lived there long before that period dating from the first half of the nineteenth century.

Congregation Data

Official Name:

Walsall Hebrew Congregation

Former Address:

83 Bradford Street

Current Status:

Closed after 1947

Date Formed:

1942

Ritual:

Ashkenazi Orthodox

Marriage Certification:

Group for Certification: Board of Deputies
Registration District: Wallsall

 


Search the All-UK Database

The records in the database associated with Walsall include:

1851 Anglo Jewry Database, including Darlaston 3 miles to the southwest (updated 2016)

Individuals in the 1851 Anglo Jewry Database who were living in:
Walsall during the 1790s (1 record), 1830s (1 record), 1840s (5 records), 1850s (10 records), 1860s (4 records) and 1880s (1 record); and
Darlaston during the 1840s (3 records).
 

 

On-line Articles and Other Material relating to the Walsall Jewish Community

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Walsall Jewish Cemetery Information

There is no known Jewish cemetery in Walsall

 

Walsall Jewish Population Data

1948

49

(The Jewish Year Book 1949)


Birmingham & District Jewish Community home page


Jewish Congregations in West Midlands

Jewish Communities of England home page

 


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