Sheerness (Kent) 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)


(For the Community's history, see "Sheerness" in Cecil Roth's "The Rise of Provincial Jewry", 1950)

Published Data

A  -  A. In 1841 the synagogue was restored, even though it it had by then dwindled to having only 5 families. In 1853 there were 15 seatholders, but in 1887 the synagogue was dismantled.
[The Rise of Provincial Jewry by Cecil Roth (1950)]

Board of Deputies returns



13 seatholders


1 burial

10 seatholders



10 seatholders


Provincial Jewry in Victorian Britain - List of Contents

Sheerness Jewish Congregation home page

Paper first published on JCR-UK: 3 January 2016
Latest revision: 6 December 2016

Formatted by David Shulman


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