Grimsby Jewish Community

Grimsby, Lincolnshire




Page created for JCR-UK: 3 January 2002
 Latest revision or update: 26 October 2014 

Press Reports and Newspaper Clippings
relating to the Grimsby Jewish Community


A Hebrew Wedding - Grimsby Observer - January 12, 1876
An account of the Wedding of Miss Fanny Abrahams & Mr H Gordon

A Jewish Synagogue - Grimsby Observer - November 27, 1878
Article in local paper relating to the securing of a place of Worship

An Amusing Mistake by a Jew - Grimsby Observer - February 26, 1879
Account of more court proceedings (Amusing)

Larking with a Jewish Pedlar -  Grimsby Observer - July 7, 1879
An account of a court hearing of the Jewish Pedlar

A New Jewish Synagogue - Grimsby Observer & Humber News - July 29, 1885
Account of the Laying of the Foundation Stone for the Synagogue - A good read with plenty of names.

Hawking without a License - Grimsby News - April 9, 1897
Another court appearance

Opening of the new Synagogue - Grimsby Observer & Humber News - December 12, 1888
Account of the proceedings of the opening of the Synagogue - Plenty of names included

Disturbance at the Synagogue - Grimsby News - April 23, 1897
More Court Appearances

A Bar mitzvah - Grimsby News - May 13, 1898
The Bar mitzvah of Master Solomon Guttenberg

Synagogue Target of Arson Attack - Grimsby Evening Telegraph - May 17 1988 - newspaper clipping

Joy and Glory from the Ruins - Grimsby Evening Telegraph - March 6 1989 - newspaper clipping

Grimsby Centenary - Jewish Chronicle - March 16 1989 - newspaper clipping

Grimsby in despair of Cemetery Desecrations  - Jewish Chronicle - June 25 1993 - newspaper clipping

Spray on Slogans for Sick Minds - Grimsby Evening Telegraph - February 1994 - newspaper clipping

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