|NORTH SHIELDS, Tyne & Wear (4 burial sites):|
For information on the former Jewish community of North Shields, see North Shields (now within the Borough of North Tyneside) on JCR-UK.
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]
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]
This cemetery dated from about 1820 but is now lost.
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]
|Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 January 2017 06:28|