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For Community Information, see Canterbury on JCR-UK.

Canterbury Jews Burial Ground,  Entrance at the end of passageway between 26 and 28 Whitstable Road, Canterbury CT2

It is one of the disused cemeteries administered by the Board of Deputies of British Jews - general enquiries to the Board's Community Issues Division. [Jewish Year Book 2005]  
Canterbury Jewish Cemetery burial list compiled by Michael Jolles from ' Samuel Isaac, Saul Isaac and Nathaniel Isaacs ' by Michael Jolles, published in 1998. The names of those interred are in chapter 58, pages 287-293. Source: Michael Jolles, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . [23 March 2002]

Cemetery opened in 1760 and was situated outsde the wallls of the medieval city. Cemetery initially served all the Jewish communities in Kent. The cemetery was restored in 1998 with the assistance of monies from the Canterbury City Council and the National Lottery Fund. Source: David Shulman, Webmaster JCR-UK [October 2016]


There was a old Jewish Cemetery in Canterbury in use from some time after 1177 until 1290. Jewry Lane and the old cemetery near St. Dunstan's Street are reminders of the past when Jews resided here. [January 2001].

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