Papers relating to Jewish cemeteries in Great Britain and elsewhere

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Copies of eight documents relating to disused Jewish cemeteries, including two reports, one with corrections, by Lewis Emanuel, 1893; statement setting out permission granted by Great Yarmouth, Southampton, Norwich (1852), Portsmouth (1858), Aldershot (1865) and Belfast (1871) for grounds to be set aside for Jewish burials; list of burials in the cemetery at Great Yarmouth, 1833 onwards; letter from Wilfred Samuel to Charles Emanuel about the cemetery at Nevis, Leeward Islands, 12 Dec 1923; letter to J.N.Nabarro about burials, 9 Dec 1947; minutes of Canterbury Hebrew congregation, 1833-61; and a list made by the Board of Deputies of disused cemeteries, Jan 1933. Two microfiche copies of a tabulated report on disused provincial Jewish cemeteries or those likely to become disused, 13 Jan 1893. Correspondence, sample survey form, notes of results, report on stones in Canterbury, general report, relating to the survey of Jewish cemeteries in Great Britain undertaken under the auspices of the Jewish Historical Society of England to provide a record of burial inscriptions up to 1900, 1975-8.

Administrative / Biographical History

Papers relating to Jewish cemeteries in Great Britain and elsewhere.

Conditions Governing Access

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