the former

Worksop Jewish Community

Worksop, Bassetlaw, Nottinghamshire



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Some Press Reports relating to the Worksop Hebrew Congregation

Compiled by Harold Pollins

Jewish Chronicle, 8 October 1897, page 28

There is a notice that states that for the seventh year a minyan was held at the residence of Mr. Maurice Marks. Mr. Marks and Mr. Michaels (of Manchester) read the prayers. Mr. H. Finestone of Worksop was Baal Tokeah.

Jewish Chronicle, 16 November 1906, page 21

It was reported that there were six Jewish families in Worksop but no Jewish minister.

Jewish Chronicle, 30 August 1907, page 3 and 26 November 1909, page 2(?)

The Worksop Hebrew Congregation advertised for a Hebrew teacher and shochet.
Note: There were letters in the
Jewish Chronicle in August and September 1909 from a Mr. Maurice Josephs of Worksop describing himself as Shochet.

Jewish Chronicle, 10 January 1910, page 30

There is a reference to 'additional congregations' being formed in Ayr, Barry Dock, Llandudno, Oldham, Seacombe, and Worksop.

Worksop Hebrew Congregation

List of JCR-UK Articles and Press Extracts by Harold Pollins


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