|CORK, County Cork (2 burial sites):|
For information on the former Jewish community of Cork, see Cork on JCR-UK
"The remains of an ancient Jewish cemetery recently unearthed in Cork corroborate the existence of a Marrano community in the 17th century (sic). The cemetery probably began in 1725."
The eighteenth century community in Cork acquired a cemetery in Kemp Street, Cork. The Rise of Provincial Jewry - Cecil Roth 1950.
The cemetery was established in 1887 and extended in 1914 and 1947. It is still in use. Source: David Shulman, Webmaster JCR-UK [January 2017]
A second burial ground begun in 1885 does survive." Source: Jewish Heritage Report, c/o Jewish Heritage Research Center, 123 Clarke St., Syracuse, N.Y. 13210 (vol 1., nos. 3-4).
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