For information on the Jewish community of Stoke-on-Trent & Newcastle-under-Lyme, see Stock-on-Trent (including Newcastle-under-Lyme) on JCR-UK
This is actually the Jewish Section of the municipal London Road Cemetery, but is entirely separate from it. The cemetery is primarily the cemetery for the Jewish community of Stoke-on-Trent, which adjoins Newcastle-under-Lyme. The In 2004, the Community's synagogue was relocated from Hanley in Stoke-on-Trent to the grounds of the cemetery in Newcastle-under-Lyme.
The first burial was in 1886, the cemetery having been acquired from the Duke of Sutherland for £1.
On JCR-UK at http://www.jewishgen.org/jcr-uk/Community/stoke/cemeteryintro.htm is a plan of the cemetery, details of the inscriptions on 233 headstones and other inscriptions (exterior and internal) at the cemetery. Source David Shulman, Webmaster JCR-UK. [January 2006]
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