South Wales Jewry
in Victorian Britain
(Aberdare & Brynmawr)




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: 24 August 2016
Latest revision: 24 August 2016


Papers on South Wales


Published Data


Synagogue, Church Street. 19 Seymour Place

[b - Jewish Year Book]

Aberdare Jewish Community home page



Published Data


Jewish population, about 30 families.
Synagogue, Heath (founded 1886). Seatholders, about 50. Income 1898  66, expenditure 69. The new synagogue was opened by Mr. O. E. d'Avigdor Goldsmid on June 20th, 1900 and consecrated by the Chief Rabbi.
Hebrew school, 48 Bailey Street (founded) 1895). The scholars number 12 boys and 4 girls..

[b - Jewish Year Book]

Brynmawr Jewish Community home page


Introduction to Papers on South Wales and Conference Paper by Geoffrey Alderman

Provincial Jewry in Victorian Britain - List of Contents

Formatted by David Shulman


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