ALDERSHOT, Hampshire: Print
For information on the former Jewish community of Aldershot, see Aldershot on JCR-UK.


CEMETERY:

  • Aldershot Civic Cemetery, Jewish Section: Redan Road, Hampshire. GU12 4ST. 020 8950 7767. Open by appointment. [June 2011]

The United Synagogue Burial Society for additional information about tombstone maintenance, including cleaning at 020 8950 7767 and select option 2. Source: Melvyn Hartog, Head of Burial, Tel: 020 8343 6283. [June 2011]

The Jewish section, at the bottom of the hill, was consecrated in 1865. The burial register has been lost. Source: David Shulman, Webmaster JCR-UK [September 2016]

In November 2004, ten of the headstones in this cemetery were daubed with swastikas and other anti-Semitic symbols and in January 2005 a further 15 were vandalized. Source: David Shulman, Webmaster JCR [September 2016]

See also Cemetery Scribes - Aldershot. [December 2016]

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]

Last Updated on Sunday, 01 October 2017 20:50