BATH, Somerset: Print

For Community Information, see Bath on JCR-UK. There is no longer a Jewish community, which was at its height in the mid-nineteenth century.

There was one Jewish cemetery:
Bath Old Jewish Burial Grounds, 174 Bradford Road, Coombe Hill, Bath BA2

This small Jewish cemetery with the earliest burial in 1812 (Sarah Moses November 1812). The last burial was in 1921. There wereabout 50 burials.  Since 1915, it has been one of the disused cemeteries administered by the Board of Deputies of British Jews. The Cemetery is looked after by local group of enthusiasts (the Friends of Bath Jewish Ground). Source: David Shulman, Webmaster JCR-UK [June 2016] 
See Jewish Cemeteries in the West of England by Rabbi B. Susser (part of the Susser Archive): and Cemetery Scribes
Access:The Cemetery is in Bradford Road (A3062), on the corner of Greendown Place (with the Florest & Flower public house on the other corner), about  two miles from the centre of the city. The Cemetery is locked and requests for access should be directed to the Board of Deputies or the Bristol Hebrew Congregation.
Last Updated on Sunday, 31 July 2016 18:06