Southport 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)

Paper first published on JCR-UK: 6 December 2015
Latest revision: 8 January 2016

SOUTHPORT (Lancashire)

Published Data


Jewish population 250-300.  1900, 2 marriages 1 death

Synagogue, Sussex Road, (founded 1893) seatholders 50.  Annual income averages about 300 to 400.

Religious Classes. These classes were founded in 1893, and held at the Synagogue... The scholars number 35, 15 boys and 20 girls.

Talmud Classes (twice a week)

[a - Jewish Year Book]


Board of Deputies returns

  Births Marriages Burials seatholders











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