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Town of Ipswich
The town of Ipswich, with a population of about 120,000, is situated on the estuary of the river Orwell in East Anglia. It was a county borough until 1974, when it became a local government district of the administrative county of Suffolk.
The Ipswich Jewish Community
There was a medieval Jewish community in Ipswich. In modern times, there was a synagogue, sometimes referred to as the Ipswich Old Jewish Congregation, by 1792, and a cemetery was purchased in 1796. By the 1890s the community had disappeared. Recently a Liberal Jewish congregation has been formed.
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