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For information on the former Jewish community of Dover, see Dover on JCR-UK.


CEMETERY:

  • Dover Hebrew Cemetery, Old Charlton Road CT16 2QA, Tel: 020 8950 7767

This Jewish cemetery overlooks the harbor at Copt Hill. 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 (see above). [Jewish Year Book 2005]

Open by appointment: The United Synagogue Burial Society for additional information and photos and tombstone maintenance at 020 8950 7767 and select option 2. Melvyn Hartog, Head of Burial, Tel: 020 8343 6283. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . [June 2011]

Opened in 1868, it is situated between the main Charlton Cemetery and church cemeteries. Plaques and the foundation stone from the now demolished synagogue are visible inside the cemetery. Cemetery is still in occasional use. David Shulman, Webmaster JCR-UK [October 2016]

See also Cemetery Scribes - Dover. [January 2017]

The United Synagogue website has a "Find a Grave" search facility (at https://www.theus.org.uk/gravesearch) that enables one to search for a grave at its cemeteries, and also includes this cemetery. The search result will generally include the date of burial, the position of the grave and a photograph of the gravestone, if available. Source: David Shulman, Webmaster JCR-UK [June 2017]

 

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