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For information on the former Jewish community of King's Lynn, now long defunct, see King's Lynn on JCR-UK.
For the Jewish Community in King's Lynn prior to 1290, see Medieval Lynn on JCR-UK
Although the burial ground is documented from at least 1830, it is believe that burials date from at least 1811. No burial records survive. Just vestges of the cemetery remain and there are about 18 headstones, not in situ, largely illegible. [David Shulman, Webmaster JCR-UK, August 2016]
An old Jewish cemetery is situated at Millfleet (pedestrian precinct). Keys from Mr. C. J. Hilton, West Norfolk District Council, Hardwick Narrows Estate, Kings Lynn. 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]
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