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JCR-UK HOSTED DATABASES

The general JCR-UK Database is the ALL-UK Database, which contains more than 390,000 records relating to Jews in the United Kingdom, Ireland and Gibraltar.

In addition, the following separate databases are hosted by JCR-UK:

 

Federation of Synagogues Cemeteries Databases

Made available to the public by the Federation of Synagogues, through JGSGB and JCR-UK.

●  London - Edmonton Federation Cemetery Records - burial records of the cemetery at Edmonton, London N18 (over 36,800 records, from the opening of the cemetery in 1890 until May 2018).

●  London - Rainham Federation Cemetery Records - burial records of the cemetery at Rainham, Essex (over 25,800 records, from the opening of the cemetery in 1938 until May 2018).

 

Other Hosted Cemeteries Databases

Prepared and made available to JCR-UK by Alan Tobias, assisted by members of the relevant communities.

●  Bradford Jewish Cemeteries Database (a project funded by the UK Heritage Lottery Fund) - records of burials, plus photographs of the headstones, with GPS coordinates and Google satellite image showing the location of each grave in:

○  Bradford Synagogue(Reform) Cemetery - over 200 interments, 1877 - May 2017;

○  Bradford Hebrew Congregation (Orthodox) Cemetery - over 400 interments, 1912 - May 2017.

●  Bristol Orthodox Jewish Cemeteries Database - records of over 950 burials, plus photographs of the extant headstones and copies of the burial certificates, where available, in the Bristol Hebrew Congregation Cemeteries at Barton Road, St Phillips and Ridgeway, Eastville (including re-internments from the Great Gardens, Rose Street Cemetery), from 1762 to 2003.

●  Doncaster Jewish Cemetery Database - records of burials, plus photographs of the headstones, in the Doncaster Jewish Cemetery, Rose Hill (approximately 70 interments, 1930-2006)

●  Harrogate - Stonefall Jewish Cemetery Database - records of burials, plus photographs of the headstones, in the Harrogate Hebrew Congregation's Stonefall Jewish Cemetery (approximately 180 interments or re-interments from 1964 to 2014) and 6 Jewish servicemen buried in the Stonefall Military Cemetery.

●  Leeds - BHH Cemetery Database - records of approximately 2,400 burials, plus photographs of over 2,400 headstones, with GPS coordinates and Google satellite image showing the location of the grave, in the Beth Hamedrash Hagadol (BHH) Cemetery, Leeds (which also includes a number of other congregations), Gelderd Road, Gildersome, from 1955 to 28 February 2019.

●  Leeds - Hill Top Cemeteries Database - records of nearly 3,200 burials, plus photographs of over 3,050 headstones, in the Leeds Hill Top Cemeteries, generally in use from 1875 to 1970 (but with some later burials).

●  Leeds - New Farnley Cemeteries Database - records of more than 8,800 burials, plus photographs of over 7,750 headstones, with GPS coordinates and Google satellite image showing the location of the grave, in the Leeds New Farnley Cemeteries, from 1896 to 28 February 2019.

●  Leeds - Sinai (Reform) Synagogue Cemetery Database - records of approximately 360 burials, plus photographs of 250 headstones, in the Leeds Sinai (Reform) Synagogue section of the Harehills Cemetery, Leeds, from the early 1950s to June 2014.

●  Leeds - UHC Cemetery Database - records of nearly 7,000 burials, plus photographs of almost 5,200 headstones, with GPS coordinates and Google satellite image showing the location of the grave, in the United Hebrew Congregation (UHC) Cemetery, Leeds (which also includes a number of other congregations), Gelderd Road, Gildersome, from 1840 to 28 February 2019.

●  Sunderland Jewish Cemeteries Database - records of nearly 1,500 burials, including over 1,260 photographs of headstones and graves, with GPS coordinates and Google satellite image showing the location of each grave, in all three Jewish sections of Sunderland's Bishopwearmouth Cemetery (1856 to May 2019).

●  Swansea Jewish Cemeteries Database - burial records of the Swansea Hebrew Congregation's two cemeteries, the only Jewish cemeteries in Swansea, including GPS coordinates for each individual grave (accurate to about one metre) together with a button which, when clicked, brings up a Google satellite image of the cemetery showing the location of the grave. The database covers burials to December 2017 at the following cemeteries:

○  Old Cemetery, Townhill, generally in use from 1768 until mid-1970s - nearly 950 records, with 735 headstone photographs;

○  Oystermouth Cemetery, opened 1975 - nearly 200 records, with 175 headstone photographs.

 

Other Databases

●  Bristol Hebrew Congregation Birth & Death Register (1829-1893) - Records of all entries in the Bristol Hebrew Congregation Birth and Death Register from 1829 to 1893, including, in each case, a scanned image of the corresponding page of the Register.

 

Burial Databases affiliated to JCR-UK

The following databases are affiliated to JCR-UK:

● The Database of the Glasgow Hebrew Burial Society (which manages the Riddrie, Sandymount and Glenduffhill Jewish Cemeteries), now part of Scottish Jewish Cemeteries, is affiliated to JCR-UK. This latter database includes burials at all cemeteries in Scotland..

●  Leicester - Gilroes Jewish Cemetery Database - The Jewish Gilroes website (a project funded by the UK Heritage Lottery Fund) is affiliated to JCR-UK. The database contains records of approximately 820 burials, plus photographs of all extant headstones, in Gilroes Jewish Cemetery of the Orthodox Leicester Hebrew Congregation, from 1902 to present.


Separate page created: 12 November 2019
Latest revision or update: 15 November 2019

 

 

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