Fulham Road Cemetery: LONDON Print

Fulham Road Cemetery (also known as the Brompton Cemetery), Queen's Elm Parade, Chelsea, London SW3: (Western Marble Arch Synagogue) (disused) :

(Note: this is the small Brompton Cemetery, the large West Brompton Cemetery is at the junction of Old Brompton Rd and Lillie Rd.)

The cemetery is near St. Stephen's Hospital, opened in 1815 and closed in 1884. It was owned by the burial society of the Western Synagogue (now the Western Marble Arch Synagogue) whose registers were destroyed in air raids by Nazi Germany in 1941. " Tiny-1 acre; Walled in save for a locked, rusty, iron gate but a plaque on the wall discloses its existence. 300 headstones."  Source: "London Cemeteries" by Hugh Meller in The Jewish Year Book (1993), and personal knowledge of This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

See also: http://www.gendocs.demon.co.uk/cem.html

Last Updated on Thursday, 12 December 2013 16:27