Isle of Man Jewish Community




(DOOLISH in the Manx language) BOROUGH
Headstone Details

initially compiled and updated by Harold Pollins
and with thanks to his son and daughter in law, Joe and Patricia Pollins
2016 update kindly provided by Joe and Patricia Pollins

The details are taken from the headstones: those without headstones are from the cemetery office and other sources.
Details of cremations from cemetery office. Some graves are side by side*, often with only one headstone.
(The side by side graves are shown within the same grid, unseparated by a dotted line, in the table below)






ABELS Ernest Gilbert 13 May 1949 Eliyah Gedalia be'rav Naphtal In cherished and unfading memory. Dearly loved husband of Lena passed away May 13th 1949 - Iyar 14th 5709. 'Love's last gift - remembrance'. Rest in Peace



6 March 1978

His wife

AUSTIN Emanuel 29 September 1993 Menachem Mendel ben harav Yehudah Lev Forever in the thoughts of his devoted wife Jean and relatives
BEECH Jack Goldstein 1918-1992 Ya'acov ben Yttzchak Dearly beloved husband of Rachel. Father of Norma, Jacqueline and Lynn. Adored Grandfather, Teacher and Friend of Jeremy, Michael Tania, Alexa, Elliot and Oliver
BEECH Rachel 1916-2013 Rachel bat Avraham Treasured Memories. Beloved Wife of Jack. Beloved Mother of Norma, Jacqueline and Lynn. Adored Grandmaother and Great-Grandmother. May Her Soul Rest in Peace.
BENJAMIN Kate 28 March 1966 aged 83   Wife of Israel
BOWMAN Peter 18 July 2006    
CASTLE Maurice 6 November 1974
Moshe ben Tsvi Schnafter Dearly loved husband of Peggy and dear father of Michael and Rodney


Rebecca (Peggy)

30 December 1995

Rivkah bat Chaim Meir Ha Cohen

CASTLE Maureen 31 March 2004 Miriam bat Avraham Avinu Dearly loved wife of David. Mother of Maxine and Rosalyn and much loved Mother-in-law and Grandmother. May her dear soul rest in peace.
COGAN Esther 19 September 1959 aged 97 Esther bat Yitshak Mourned by her Sons, Daughters and Grand-children, Sons-in-law and Daughters-in-law
COOMBES Harry passed over 17th March 2003   Treasured Memories. Shared 65 years of Happy Marriage and Eternal Love with his wife Ruth. A true gentle man and guide of life. (NB. This stone is located on the grave of Henry and Sarah KREBS)
COOPER Ian Martin 21 May 2014 Yitzhack b'r Shlomoh Will always be remembered by his Daughters Fiona, Bridget, and Nina, Sons-in-Law Timothy and Mark, Sister Gillian, Brother-in-Law Andrew and Grandchildren
COPLAN Annie 1 October 1984 Hannah Tsipah bat Raphael Kalman and her loving husband


5 February 1985

Shaftil ben Fishel

Husband of Annie Coplan. Sadly Missed by Son Gerald, Daughter -in-law Pat, Grandchildren, Valerie, Elaine. Children of their late devoted Daughter, Myrtle, Kevin and Richard

ENGEL Ernst 30 October 1941   (internee)
14 March 1941 aged 57 David Be'er ben Yosef Born Slonim, Poland
FINGERHUT Ben 19 November 1985 aged 78 Binyamin ben Avraham Mourned by His Wife, Children, Grandchildren, Great-grandchild, Family and His Many Friends
FISHER Sydney 13 January 1973 aged 88   Husband of Dorothy
FREEDMAN Freda (Fay) 13 January 1990 Faygel bat Lev Born December 6th 1904
FREEDMAN Lawrence (Larry) 26 March 1980 aged 70 Eleazer ben Tsvi Deeply Mourned by his Devoted Wife Freda (Fay), Son Jeffrey, Daughter-in-law Frances, Grandchildren, Brothers, Sisters. Sisters-in-law, Brothers-in-law, Nieces and Nephews, Relatives and Friends
FUCHS Cedric Joseph Arno 13 April 1994 aged 58 Avraham ben Yehuda Remembered by His Friends
GOLD Samuel Louis     Buried 11th October 1979. No headstone
GOTTFRIED Annie 8 January 1947 (6 Tebeth 5707) Hannah bat ?? Mendel (obscured)



27 February 1950 (10 Adar 5710)

Yosef ben Shmuel

GRUBER Solomon 4 April 1941   (internee)
GUTTMAN Simon 6 September 1942   (internee)
HERMANN Karl Julius 4 May 1944    
JACOBS Joshua (11th Nov 1887) - May 6th 1962 Yehoshua ben Ephraim Shmuel Dearly Loved Husband of Emma Abigail
JACOBS (JACOB) Lewis (Louis) (4 Jan 1887) - 11 November 1948 Yehuda Leib ben Ephraim Killed in Airplane crash in River Mersey. Mourned by Brothers Samuel and Joshua and Sister Ethel
JACOBS Samuel 7 January 1980 Shmuel ben Ephraim Devoted Husband of Beattie. Sadly Missed



1 August 1991

Florence bat Binyamin

Sadly missed by Her Many Friends

KALLIS Wilhelm Wolf 18 April 1942 (internee)
KREBS Henry 24 February 1970 aged 82   Dearly Loved Husband of Sarah. A Man Well Loved for His Good and Charitable Work. (Cremated)


18 August 1992 in her 94th year


Beloved Wife of Henry KREBS. A Gracious and Generous Lady

KREISKY Brian Simon 23 December 2000 aged 53 Baruch ben Kalman Loving father to Tamara and Lisa and Husband to Cathy. Died doing what he loved. We will miss you. (cremated)
LASKER Franz Israel 9 April 1941    
LEVINE Samuel 20 February 2015 R' Shmuel bar R' Eleazer Beloved Husband of Lynn. Loving Father of Tracey and Michael. Adored Grandpa
LEVY Albert 22 August 2002 in his 83rd year Avraham ben Yitzhak HaLevi Beloved and best friend of Mavis. Adored father of Julian and daughter in law Sara, Dearest Papa of Matthew, Edward and Marion. Forever in our Hearts. Never to be Forgotten
LEWIS Bernard 31 December 1997 aged 92 Binyamin ben Yehuda Sadly Missed by His Sister Sadie, Sister in law Vivian, Relatives and Friends
MALFRID Sohoring Arthur 6 May 1908 - 30 April 1942    
MERKIN Isidore (Mick) 15 October 1909 (London) -
15 May 1992 (Douglas)
  Deeply mourned by his Daughters Carol, Maureen. Sons-in-law Paul, Dennis. Grandson Steven, Brothers, Sister-in-law, Nieces and Nephews. 'Herein lie the ashes of....' (cremated)
MESSINGER Isidor Ben 1908 - 1981 Yitzhak ben Shlomo ha Cohen A Man of Honour and Courage. Loved Husband of Marceline. Deeply mourned and Sadly Missed by his Devoted Wife, Relatives and Friends
MYERS Bernard (Boyer) 10 October 1966 aged 65 Baruch ben David Dearly Loved Husband of Madge and Dear Father of David, Shirley, Russell. Also Grandchildren, Son-in-law, Daughter-in-law and Sisters and Brothers
MYERS Charlotte (Madge) 21 August 1985 Miriam bat Avraham Dear Wife of the Late Boyer, Dearly loved Mother of David Shirley and Russell. And Grandchildren. With us Always in our Thoughts
MYERS Susan Hannah 16 January 1978 Shaynah bat Avraham Dearly Loved Wife of Mark

Mark (Maxie)

2 September 1979

NYMAN Abraham (Avraham) Akiva 16 December 1967   Beloved Brother of Simon
NYMAN Simon 6 February 1953 Simcha Bonam ben Meir  
PAUNZEN Arthur 1890 - 1940   Internee. Artist


Chaim Isser (Charles) Hyman 17 March 1989 aged 86 Chaim Isser ben Yonah ve Frumah A Dear Husband and Brother. Deeply mourned by His Devoted Wife Phillipa, Sisters, Relatives and Friends. 'Per Mortem Ad Vitam'


Margaret Phillipa

18 June 1992

Loving wife of Charles Ivan Quastel. (cremated)

QUATE Harry 29 December 1904 - 25 April 1978 Chaim ben Shmuel Hersh Retired JP. Beloved Husband of Rachel. Deeply Mourned by Relatives and Friends
RAY David Leonard 10 March 1993 in his 92nd year David ben Alexander Ziskind Missed by his Grieving Wife Esther, Daughter Shelagh and Granchildren



1914 - 1997

Esther Bella bat Binyamin Gershon

Deeply mourned by Theresa, Leslie and David, Relatives and Friends

RIVLIN Matty 1916 - 1993 Matityahu ben Avraham The Darling Husband of Estelle, Father of Lydia and Ian, Adored Grandfather of Jamie, Michael, Medan, Myles and Warwick, Loved and Respected by Daughter-in-law Penny, Son-in-law Dov
RIVLIN Estelle 1922- 2012 Esther bat Yaakov Forever we Remember Estelle Rivlin, Wife of Matty, Mother of Lynn and Ian, Mother-in-Law of Dov and Fanny, Grandmother of Jamie, Michael, Medan, Myles and Warwick, Great-grandmother of Ira. May Her Soul Rest in Peace
RUBEL Tauba 20 March 1941   internee
SAUNDERS Keith (Kurt) 26 September 1987 aged 81 Kurt ben Karl Ever in the Thoughts of His Devoted Wife Frankie, Family and Friends
SCHINDLER Margarete 9 October 1941   internee
SEMBERGER Margit Sarah 11 March 1941   internee
SEVI Absalom 19 January 1953 Absalom ben Raphael Dearly Loved Husband of Elizabeth. Deeply Mourned by his Brothers and Sisters. (15th (I.o.M) LAA Regt)
SEVI Eliezer Leslie 28 March 1956 Eliezer ben Raphael Deeply Mourned by his Brother and Sister. Also his family in New Zealand and USA
SEVI Lunar Anne 15 January 1954 Marat Hannah bat Raphael 'Love's Last Gift - Remembered'
SEVI Rachel 23 September 1973 aged 77 Rachel ben Raphael Erected by Her Loving Brother Albert
SIMONS Leonard Michael 8 September 2000 in his 75th Year Yehuda Micel ben Zachariah Deeply Mounred by His Wife Flora, Children Nicholas and Anne, Daughter-in-law Poppy, Grandchildren Amy, Benjamin and Rebecca
STEKEL Sigmund 4 May 1940    
STITCHER Eric Marcus, MBE, C St JA, JP 6 November 1916 - 8 August 1992 Aharon Chaim ben David Beloved Husband of Renée. Loving Father and Adored Grandfather. Always There for Everyone
STORNITZKY Nathan 27 July 1891 - 1 February 1944 Natan ben Moshe  
STRAUSS Adolf 20 December 1940 aged 62    
TROW Louisa 13 April 1856 aged 82    
WOLLSTEIN Alice Emmy 14 July 1903 - 6 July 1954   Beloved Daughter of Hugo and Lisbeth Wollstein of Stettin
WOOLF Kate see final column   No headstone. (Death certificate: Died 19 November 1944 aged 74. Husband Isaac Woolf, retired Tea Salesman. Died at home 16 Crosby Terrace, Douglas, Isle of Man. Informant Kitty SIZER, daughter

NOTE: 'Internee'  denotes plain headstone. Some of the other graves may be those of internees.

There are two graves of WWI German civilian internees at Patrick Church, Knockaloe, in the Isle of Man

ABRAHAM Heinrich 21 July 1917    
JESCHKE Hermann 31 March 1916    

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