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THE JEWISH COMMUNITY

Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain

Contact information at: http://iajgs.org/members/members.html
33 Seymour Place
London W1H 5AP
ENGLAND
phone: 0171-723-5852

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Jewish Communities & Records - UK (JCR-UK) website - http://www.jewishgen.org/jcr-uk - records of all Jewish communities and congregations throughout the United Kingdom.
For the Congregations in London, see http://www.jewishgen.org/jcr-uk/london.htm.

 

LONDON SYNAGOGUAL ORGANIZATIONS  - Their Burial Societies & Cemeteries

  1. United Synagogue

    United Synagogue & London Beth Din: Adler House, 735 High Road, London N12 0US, England.
    Telephone: +44 20 8343 8989, Fax: +44 20 8343 6262; Website: http://www.theus.org.uk/
    United Synagogue Burial Society maintains the cemeteries and arranges funerals for members of over 60 congregations, mostly in the vicinity of London. They are not staffed for general queries.
    Sextons Office and North West London Local Office, Ground Floor, Finchley Synagogue, Kinloss Gardens, Finchley London N3 3DU. (Preferred office for Bushey and Willesden Cemeteries)
    North East London Local Office: Ground Floor, Schaller House, 22 Beehive Lane, Ilford, Essex, IG1 3RT (Preferred office for Waltham Abbey, East and West Ham, and Plashet Cemeteries).
    The staff at the United Synagogue cemeteries at Bushey, Waltham Abbey and Willesden has access to a computer index to find grave locations for visitors. Name, the cemetery and the grave location within that cemetery index the graves. The record has the date of burial to distinguish between people with the same name. The system contains data for Bushey, Waltham Abbey, Willesden, Marlow Road & Plashet.
    The United Synagogue now offers on its website, the facility to obtain the exact location of graves in one of its cemeteries. All fields you need to provide are: the cemetery, first name, surname and year of death. The website is: http://www.unitedsynagogue.org.uk/support_services/find_your_family [Source: David Shulman December 2006]

    The following are United Synagogue cemeteries:
    1. Alderney Road Cemetery, Stepney, London E.1 (formerly of Great Synagogues) (disused)

    2. Brady Street Cemetery, Whitechapel, London E.1 (formerly of New and Great Synagogues) (disused):

    3. Bushey Cemetery, Bushey, Hertfordshire (active)

    4. East Ham Cemetery, Marlow Road, High Street South, London E.6 (disused)

    5. Hackney Cemetery, Lauriston Road, London E9: (formerly of Hambro Synagogue) (disused)

    6. Hoxton Cemetery, Hoxton Street, London N1 (formerly of Hambro Synagogue) (no longer exists)

    7. Plashet Cemetery, 361 Manor Park High Street North, London E12 (disused)

    8. Waltham Abbey Cemetery, Skillet Hill (Honey Lane), Waltham Abbey, Essex (active)

    9. West Ham Cemetery, Buckingham Road, Forest Lane, London E15 (closed)

    10. Willesden Cemetery, London NW10 (generally full, unless plot reserved)

  2. Federation of Synagogue
    Burial Society, 45 Watford Way NW4 3AQ, England. Telephone: +44 20 8202 3903; Fax +44 20 8203 0610; Email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; Website: http://www.federationofsynagogues.com
    The Federation of Synagogue operates a Burial Society for members of over 20 congregations, mostly in the vicinity of London.

    The following are Federation of Synagogue cemeteries:
    1. Edmonton Cemetery, Montagu Road, Angel Road, Lower Edmonton, London N18

    2. Rainham Cemetery, Upminster Road North, Rainham, Essex (active)

  3. Union of Orthodox Hebrew Congregations(Adath Yisroel)
    Burial Society at 40 Queen Elizabeth's Walk, London N16 0HH. Telephone: +44 20 8802 6262/3; Fax +44 20 8800 8764.
    The UOHC operates a burial society for approximately 6,000 members of over 50 orthodox and ultra-orthodox congregations, currently all now in London (apart from a yeshiva in Hitchin).

    The following are cemeteries of the Union of Orthodox Hebrew Congregations:
    1. Carterhatch Lane Cemetery, Enfield (active)

    2. Silver Street Cemetery, Goffs Oak, Cheshunt, Hertfordshire (active)

  4. Spanish and Portuguese Jews' Congregation

    Honorary Archivist, 9 Lauderdale Road, LONDON, W9 1LT. Source: Charles Ellson This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
    Sephardi Burial Society: 2 Ashworth Road, Maida Vale, W9. Telephone:  0207-289 2573.

    The following are cemeteries of the Spanish and Portuguese Jews' Congregation:
    1. Brentwood Cemetery, Dytchleys, Coxtie Green, Brentwood, Essex (disused)

    2. Edgwarebury Cemetery, Edgwarebury Lane, Edgware, Middx. (active)

    3. Hoop Lane Cemetery East, Hoop Lane, Golders Green, London NWII (active)

    4. Mile End - Nuevo (New) Beth Chaim Cemetery, 320 Mile End Road, London E.1(disused)

    5. Mile End - "Velho" (Old) Cemetery, behind 253 Mile End Rd, London E.1 (disused)

  5. Assembly of Masorti Synagogues

    1097 Finchley Road, London NW11 0PU, England. Telephone: +44 20 8201 8772; Fax +44 20 8201 8917; Email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; Website: http://www.masorti.org.uk

    The following are cemeteries of the Masorti movement:

    1. Bulls Cross Ride Cemetery, Cheshunt, Hertfordshire (active)

    2. Edgwarebury Cemetery, Edgwarebury Lane, Edgware, Middx. (active)

  6. Movement for Reform Judaism (Reform Synagogues of Great Britain)

    The Sternberg Centre for Judaism, 80 East End Road, London N3 2SY, England. Telephone: +44 20 8349 5640; Fax +44 20 8349 5699; Email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; Website: http://www.reformjudaism.org.uk

    The following are cemeteries of the Movement for Reform Judaism:

    1. Edgwarebury Cemetery, Edgwarebury Lane, Edgware, Middx. (active)

    2. Hoop Lane Cemetery West, Hoop Lane, Golders Green, London NWII

    3. Kingsbury Road Cemetery, Balls Pond Road, London N1 (formerly of West London Synagogue) (disused)

    4. New Southgate Cemetery, Brunswick Park Road, London N11. (Hendon Reform Synagogue) (active)

  7. Liberal Judaism (Union of Liberal & Progressive Synagogues)

    21 Maple Street, London W1T 4BE, England. Telephone: +44 20 7580 1663; Fax +44 20 7631 9838; Email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; Website: http://www.liberaljudaism.org

    The following are cemeteries of the Liberal Judaism movement:
    1. Bulls Cross Ride Cemetery, Cheshunt, Hertfordshire (active)

    2. Edgwarebury Cemetery, Edgwarebury Lane, Edgware, Middx. (active)

    3. Willesden (Liberal) Cemetery, Pound Lane, London NW10. (active)

    4. Streatham Park Cemetery (small section), Rowan Road, Greyhound Lane SW16 (active, for members of the South London Liberal Synagogue)


  8. Western Marble Arch Synagogue (formerly the Western Synagogue)

    Western Marble Arch Synagogue, 32 Great Cumberland Place, London W1H

    The following are cemeteries of
    Western Marble Arch Synagogue (active cemeteries are maintained by the Western Charitable Foundation, an affiliated forganization):
    1. Bulls Cross Ride Cemetery, Cheshunt, Hertfordshire (active)

    2. Edmonton Western Synagogue Cemetery Montagu Road, Lower Edmonton, London N18 (active)

    3. Fulham Road Cemetery, Queen's Elm Parade, London SW3 (disused)

  9. West End Great Synagogue

    32 Cumberland Place London W1H 7TN Telephone +44 20 7724 8121 Fax +44 20 7723 4413

    The following are cemeteries of the
    West End Great Synagogue Burial Society (Chesed v'Emeth):
    1. Bulls Cross Ride Cemetery, Cheshunt, Hertfordshire (active)

    2. Streatham Jewish Cemetery, Rowan Road, Greyhound Lane SW16 (active)


  10. Maiden Lane Synagogue

    Synagogue closed 1907 - congregation re-joined the Western Synagogue (now Western Marble Arch Synagogue)

1.   Bancroft Road Cemetery, London E.1. (disused)


OTHER USEFUL ADDRESSES

  1. Anglo-Jewish Archives
  2. Committee for the Preservation of Jewish Cemeteries in Europe: 66 Fairholt Road, London, N16 5EH, ENGLAND Fax: 0044-181-806-5911. Attn: Mr. Marmorstein. They have branches in other strictly Orthodox communities in Manchester, Gateshead (UK), Antwerp, Zurich, Vienna and Strasbourg and are actively protecting Jewish cemeteries as religious sites throughout Europe.
  3. Jewish Community information: http://www.haruth.com/JewsUK.html [October 2000]
  4. Jewish East End Celebration Society: c/o P.O. Box No. 57317 London E1 3WG
    The Society's purposes includes, among others, the focusing of attention on Jewish life and culture in the East End of London; disseminating information about the Jewish East End; re-establishing roots and interest in the Jewish East End; and preserving and documenting past Jewish life.

    website: http://www.jeecs.org.uk email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
    Society's magazine  - the Cable.
  5. London Jewish Museum: Two locations: Camden & Finchley.
    Camden Town: Raymond Burton House, 129-131 Albert Street, London NW1 7NB.
    Finchley: 80 East End Road, London N3 2SY.
    Check website for details.
    http://www.jewmusm.ort.org/
  6. Survey of the Jewish Built Heritage in the UK & Ireland: British Heritage Lottery Fund, which has stringent mechanisms for monitoring programs of research, information gathering, entry into the Database (according to the Council of Europe Core Data Standard), storage and retrieval, archiving and dissemination etc. Research in progress may not be published until completion. Source: Sharman Kadish, Project Director, Survey of the Jewish Built Heritage in the UK & Ireland.

OTHER USEFUL WEBSITES:

  1. Jewish Community information: http://www.haruth.com/JewsUK.html [October 2000]
  2. London's East End: http://www.ibiblio.org/yiddish/Places/London [October 2000]

 

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1 Alderney Road Cemetery: LONDON
2 Balls Pond Cemetery: LONDON
3 Bancroft Road Cemetery: LONDON
4 Beaconsfield Road Cemetery: LONDON
5 Beth Chaim Nuevo Cemetery: LONDON
6 Brady Street Cemetery: LONDON
7 Brentwood Cemetery: LONDON
8 Brompton Cemetery: LONDON
9 Brunswick Park Road Cemetery: LONDON
10 Buckingham Road Cemetery: LONDON
11 Bulls Cross Ride Cemetery LONDON
12 Bushey Cemetery: LONDON
13 Carterhatch Lane Cemetery: LONDON
14 Cheshunt (Herts.) Cemeteries: LONDON
15 Ducking Pond Lane Cemetery: LONDON
16 East End Cemeteries: LONDON
17 East Ham Cemetery: LONDON
18 Edgwarebury Cemetery: LONDON
19 Edmonton Federation Cemetery: LONDON
20 Edmonton: Western Marble Arch Synagogue Cemetery LONDON
21 Enfield Cemetery: LONDON
22 Forest Gate Cemetery: LONDON
23 Fulham Road Cemetery: LONDON
24 Glebe Road Cemetery: LONDN
25 Golders Green CemeteriesL LONDON
26 Green Lane Cemeteries: LONDON
27 Grove Street Cemetery: LONDON
28 Hackney Cemetery: LONDON
29 Hendon Reform Synagogue:Cemetery: LONDON
30 Hoop Lane Cemeteries:: LONDON
31 Hoxton Cemetery: LONDON
32 Kingsbury Road Cemetery: LONDON
33 Lauriston Road Cemetery: LONDON
34 LONDON HISTORICAL INFORMATION
35 Maiden Lane Synagogue Cemetery: LONDON
36 Marlow Road Cemetery: LONDON
37 Mile End Cemeteries: LONDON
38 Montagu Road Cemeteries: LONDON
39 New Southgate Cemetery: LONDON
40 North Street Cemetery: LONDON
41 Nuevo (New) Beth Chaim Cemetery: LONDON
42 Plashet Cemetery: LONDON
43 Pound Lane Cemetery: LONDON
44 Queens Elm Parade Cemetery: LONDON
45 Rainham Cemetery: LONDON
46 Rowan Road Cemetery: LONDON
47 Silver Street Cemetery: LONDON
48 Streatham Jewish Cemetery: LONDON
49 Three Colt Yard Cemetery: LONDON
50 Velho (Old) Cemetery: LONDON
51 Waltham Abbey Cemetery: LONDON
52 West Ham Cemetery: LONDON
53 Western Cemeteries (Western Marble Arch: LONDON:
54 Willesden (Liberal) Cemetery: LONDON:
55 Willesden (United Synagogue) Cemetery: LONDON:
 
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