For Information on the Jewish community and congregations of Southport, see under Sefton on JCR-UK. (Southport is a seaside town within the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton.)
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 self-contained and is managed through a stewardship arrangement with Southport Hebrew Congregation at 3 Arnside Rd, Southport, Merseyside PR9 0QX. Phone:+44 1704 532964. Burial details and photographs of gravestones [are included in the JCR-UK All-UK Database and] can be searched here. Source: Andrew Phillips [May 2013].
"Sefton Council 'death taxes' may force Jewish community to sell synagogue", article dated 29 January 2013, and includes photograph of the cemetery. Courtesy of Andrew Phillips [April 2013]
The Jewish Section of the Cemetery was established in 1894 and consists of two plots: a small Old Section on Cemetery Road which was closed in 1938; and a larger New Section, on Duke Street, which is still in use. Source: David Shulman, Webmaster JCR-UK [December 2016]
Access: Open during usual cemetery hours.
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