|DONCASTER, South Yorkshire:|
For information on the former Jewish community of Doncaster, see Doncaster on JCR-UK.
The first burial in the Rose Hill Cemetery was in 1936 and the last was in 2006 (although the congregation closed in 1979).
Prior to the opening of the cemetery - "Arrangements have been made between ...[the Leeds Old Hebrew C]ongregation and the newly-formed congregation at Doncaster whereby the former are granting burial facilities in their cemetery at Gildersome." [Jewish Chronicle 26 June 1914, page 32 - Source: Harold Pollins]
JCR-UK includes a Searchable Database of those buried in this Cemetery, plus photographs of the headstones (approximately 70 interments) and a description of the Cemetery. Source - David Shulman, Webmaster JCR-UK, [June 2014].
ACCESS: The cemetery is railed off and there is a separate entrance via a passageway to the left of the main cemetery. Source - David Shulman, Webmaster JCR-UK, [September 2016]
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