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Bright Family Burial Plot, Rodmoor
Acquired by the Bright Family in 1831 from the Duke of Norfolk for use as a family cemetery. Rodmoor is just outside Sheffield. Source: David Shulman, Webmaster JCR-UK [September 2016]
Bowden Street Jewish Cemetery:
Acquired in 1831 pursuant to a lease dated 3 August 1831. It closed in 1874. The site is now a car park.ource: Source: David Shulman, Webmaster JCR-UK [September 2016]
After the Bowden Street cemetery in the town closed, "the mortal remains of 35 grave spaces from Bowden Street cemetery re-interred 1975 in Colley Road, Ecclesfield, South Yorkshire." .[February 2010]
Ecclesfield Jewish Cemetery: 85 Colley Rd, Sheffield, South Yorkshire S5 9GU Tel: 0114 246 7293.
Photographs of gravestones (Cemetery Scribes website).
The oldest section was acquired in 1872 first burial 1874. Burial registers have been lost. The newer section was founded in 1931/2.
The cemetery also contains remains from Bowden Street burial ground that was the subject of a compulsory purchase in 1975. [February 2010]
Walkley Street Cemetery, Waller Road, Sheffield :
Cemetery acquired in about 1880 by Sheffield Hebrew Benevolent Society (of the Sheffield New Hebrew Congregation)
Walkley Street is about 1.25 km from Waller Road. The cemetery at the end of Waller Road, which technically is in Walkley but overlooks Rivelin Valley. The cemetery is hidden from the road, is very small, and adjoins joins two larger cemeteries: St Michael's Roman Catholic Cemetery and St Mary's Church of England Cemetery. Someone at the Kingsfield Synagogue should be able to help. The lower cemetery, entrance on Rivelin Valley Road, is St Michael's (RC). Above is St Mary's (Cof E). In the angle between them is the little Jewish Cemetery, opened in the same year as the Anglican one, 1880. This small Jewish burial plot, which was surrounded by a high wall, from the 4th floor rear window of Eldon House on the corner of Rockingham Lane and Charter Row. [March 2011]
photo. [Sep 2014]
ACCESS: Generally open. If locked, to view by arrangement with Kingsfield Synagogue.
Sheffield City Council Cemetery, Reform Jewish Section
"Through an arrangement with Sheffield City Council we administer our own Jewish Cemetery – in a section of a City Council cemetery. ............. We have recently introduced a separate mixed-faith area in our cemetery (to allow members to be laid to rest with their non-Jewish partner - in some specific circumstances)." Sheffield Reform Synagogue website [September 2016] [Note: the identity as to which City Counsel cemetery is not given. David Shulman, Webmaster JCR-UK]
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