Papers of the Brynmawr Hebrew Congregation

Scope and Content

Deeds and insurance papers relating to the Brynmawr synagogue, 1900-65; deeds and papers relating to the Jewish Burial Ground, 1919-54; death registration certificates, 1923-54. Papers of Moisei Dovidov Goldin (naturalised as Jacob Morris, 1912), watch and clock repairer, 1900-12 Letter from the Chief Rabbi to the President of Ebbw Vale Hebrew Congregation, 1927; typescript notes and an article on the history of Newport Hebrew Congregation, 1956; order of service, Newport Hebrew Congregation, 1956; order of service, re-consecration of Merthyr Tydfil Synagogue, 1955; and order of service at the sixtieth anniversary of the opening of the Cathedral Road Synagogue, Cardiff, 1957.

Administrative / Biographical History

Papers relating to the Brynmawr Hebrew Congregation, to the Jewish Burial Ground, Brynmawr, copies of papers belonging to Jacob Morris, a trustee of the Congregation, and other Welsh synagogues.

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