Southport is a seaside town in the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton in Merseyside, England. 2001 census: 90,336. The endonym for people from Southport is "Sandgrounder". Southport lies on the Irish Sea coast of North West England with the Ribble estuary to the north. The town is 16.5 miles (26.6 km) N of the city of Liverpool and 14.8 miles (23.8 km) SW of the city of Preston. Wikipedia. [May 2013]
'Coffin tax' hits Southport shul. March 11, 2013
Southport Jewish Cemetery (self-contained section of Duke Street Cemetery.)
The municipal cemetery established in 1866 is still on use today. Cemetery, chapels, lodges and outbuildings are owned by Sefton Council Leisure and Tourism Department. The Jewish section of the cemetery is managed through a stewardship arrangement with Southport Hebrew Congregation at 3 Arnside Rd, Southport, Merseyside PR9 0QX, United Kingdom. Phone:+44 1704 532964 . Burial details and photographs of gravestones can be viewed here. Source: Andrew Phillips [May 2013].
cemetery photo and story. [May 2013]
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