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For information on the former Jewish community of North Shields, see North Shields (now within the Borough of North Tyneside) on JCR-UK.


CEMETERIES:

  • Preston Road Cemetery, Old Jewish Section, Preston Road North, Preston, North Shields:

Opened in 1856. Contains approximately 60 grave. Source: David Shulman, Webmaster JCR-UK, [July 2016]:

Advertisement in Jewish Chronicle, 19 September 1874:

This Congregation being compelled to purchase a space of ground for a Beth Chaim [in Hebrew] [sc cemetery, and being unable to accomplish this without aid, appeal to their brethren for assistance. Donations received - from Chief Rabbi, the Duke of Northumberland,- Lindsay MP, Hugh Taiken, Capt. Linskil, - Liddell MP, W.B. Beaumont. [Jewish Chronicle, 10 July 1857. Source: Harold Pollins]
North Shields has a freehold burial ground, and thus this congregation, which as a correspondent recently pointed out in our columns, should not neglect the dead when caring for the living".

 

  • Preston Road Cemetery, Newcastle Reform Synagogue Section, Preston Road North, Preston, North Shields:

Newcastle Reform Synagogue uses a section of the Preston Road Cemetery, situated at the other end of the main cemetery from Old Jewish Section..[David Shulman, Webmaster JCR-UK, July 2016]

 

  • Hawkies Lane Old Jews' Burial Ground, North Shields:

This cemetery dated from about 1820 but is now lost.

 

  • Chirton Old Jews' Burial Ground: North Shields:

This early nineteenth century Jewish burial ground no longer exists. Those interred in this burial ground were reinterred at the Preston Road Cemetery in 1924.[David Shulman, Webmaster JCR-UK, July 2016]

 

  • (Note; The Hazelrigg Jewish Cemetery of the Newcastle Hebrew Congregation is also situated in North Tyneside, although not actually in North Shields. See under Newcastle upon Tyne.)

 

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