For Community Information, see Ramsgate on JCR-UK.
Ramsgate Jewish Cemetery, Upper Dumpton Park Road, Ramsgate CT11
The plot was acquired by Benjamin Norden in 1872 and presented by him to the Jewish inhabitants of Ramsgate for use as a cemetery. It was extended in 1913. Prior to the establishment of the cemetery, Sephardi Jewish residents of Ramsgate generally used the cemeteries in the London End Cemeteries and the Ashkanazi used the cemetery in Canterbury. The cemetery is administered by Spanish & Portugues Jews' Congregation of London, to whom it was transferred by Norton's son, Joseph in 1867. It contains some 400 burials. Source: David Shulman, Webmaster JCR-UK [June 2016]
The Thanet & District Reform Synagogue, centred in Ramsgate, shares with the Margate Hebrew Congregation at Manston Road, Margate.
Montefiore Mausoleum: Sir Moses Montefiore built the Montifiore Synagogue in Ramsgate in 1833. Montefiore (died 28 July 1885) and his wife, Lady Judith (died 24 September 1862), are buried next to the synagogue in a the Mausoleum, whic is a replica of the Tomb of Rachel.
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