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Jewish Collections Held in the 
eeds Archives

The following collections are held by the West Yorkshire Archive Service Leeds

West Yorkshire Archive Service Leeds
2 Chapeltown Road

Telephone: (+44) 113 214 5814
Email: leeds@wyjs.org.uk
Website: www.archives.wyjs.org.uk


Lc/Ed 184 - Leeds Morris Silman Middle School 1973-1992

WYL1149 - Mr. B. Rosenberg, Rabbi and Ritual Slaughterer of Leeds and Stoke Newington, Papers And Personal Account, 1928-1956

WYL1204 - Leeds Jewish Kosher Kitchen, Annual Reports, 1901-1904 (Photocopies)

WYL1431 - Order of Ancient Maccabeans, Mount Sinai Beacon No 8 (Brunswick Street, Leeds), 1933-1970

WYL1539 - Leeds Jewish Education Board (Talmud Torah), Printed Annual Reports and Accounts, 1933-1970

WYL1539 - Leeds Talmud Torah, Records (Additional), 1849-1950

WYL1540/   Leeds Herzl Moser Jewish Hospital Board of Management Minutes 1922-1948

WYL1546 - Leeds Jewish Board of Guardians, Leeds Jewish Housing Association Limited, and B'nai B'rith Leeds Lodge, Annual Reports etc., 1943-1986

WYL1546 - Leeds Jewish Board of Guardians, Annual Reports 1928 & 1945

WYL1588 - David Polak and Wife of Leeds, Family Papers, 1801-1984

WYL1835 - Leeds Council of Christians and Jews, Correspondence Files 1947-1995

WYL1951 –Montague Burton, 1896-1983

WYL1978 - Leeds Jewish Representative Council Records, 20th century

WYL1978 - Frazer Jewish Collection, 1895-1960

WYL1990/1-9 - J Roberts & Co (Leeds) Ltd., 1927-1975

WYL2008 - Maureen Baker, Personal Papers,  1965-1998

WYL2039 - Films of Jewish Life In Leeds [please note, the Archive Service has no equipment on which they can show these] c 1935-1937

WYL2065 - Certificates of Naturalisation, 1904, 1947

WYL5043 - The Jews of Leeds - Allan Kassell Papers, 1885-1990

WYL5044 - Leeds Jewish Refugees Committee, Records, 1939-1971

WYL5047 - Papers of David Makofski, Chairman of Council for German Jewry Refugees Committee

YAS133D3- Leeds Jewry, Its History and Social Structure, by Ernest Krausz



WYL1735 - Harrogate Hebrew Congregation, Records. 1910-1993

WYL1735 - Harrogate Hebrew Congregation (Additional) Treasurer's Papers, 1992-1994


We are grateful to Frances Harris and Howard Cuckle for providing us with the above list


For additional records, see Synagogue & Marriage Records of the Leeds Congregations


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