Provincial 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)


Page created: 24 May 2017
Latest revision: 24 May 2017

Jewish Schools in the Provinces,
according to the Board of Deputies Return of Schools,
13 February 1853.




Number of Teachers

Subject Taught


Hebrew National School,
Lower Hurst Street

42 males
20 femalest


Boys - English Commercial education, Hebrew and reliaious instruction daily,
Girls - Hebrew and religious instruction twice weekly.


Bristol Hebrew Ladies Benevolent Society's Free School,
23 Thomas Street

4 males
10 females


Hebrew and translation, English, reading, writing, spelling, grammar, geography, history, sewing.


Hull Hebrew Educational Society's School,
Synagogue Buildings, Robinson Row

15 males
14 females


The elements of Hebrew and English and arithmetic.


Free School, connected with the Synagogue, Back Rockingham Street

10 males




Liverpool Hebrew Educational Institution & Endowed Schools,
7 Slater Street

38 males
45 females


Hebrew reading, grammar and translation into vernacular. English, reading, writing, grammar, arithmetic, composition, geography, etc.


No return for recent year
Last year's return
Manchester Jews' Free School,
Cheetham Hill Road Hebrew

37 males
31 females


All the branches of elementary and useful knowledge. English, with the addition of needlework in case of the girls. Hebrew language and religion.

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