East Ham Cemetery: LONDON Print

East Ham Cemetery, Marlow Road, High Street South, East Ham, London E.6 3QG (United Synagogue) +44 20 8472 0554. Fax: +44 20 8471 2822:

"Founded 1919. 25 acres. Prayer hall linked to the Cohanim & mortuary by cloisters is a scruffy white-washed building." (Text quoted from book: London Cemeteries by Hugh Meller)

UPDATE: The United Synagogue Burial Society, London, announced restricted opening times opening hours 1000 to 1400, other times by prior arrangement only. Source: "United Synagogue Annual Review 5761" [JewishGen Digest 5 September 2001]

UPDATE: Times of opening are 0900 to 1700 according to the signs at the front gate. Source: Miriam Pollak (Australia ) who suggests contacting The United Synagogue Burial Society for additional information and photos and tombstone maintenance and hours at 020 8950 7767 and select option 2. Melvyn Hartog, Head of Burial, Tel: 020 8343 6283. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . [June 2011]

David Henry Jacobs, Captain and Olympic Medallist at the Stockholm Olympic Games in 1912 "a truly great athlete", is buried in East End United Cemetery. Source: David Jacobs - The Graveside of History. Shemot [December1997].

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