BRYNMAWR, Gwent: Print
For information on the now defunct Jewish community of Brynmawr, see Brynmawr on JCR-UK


CEMETERY:

  • Brynmawr New Cemetery, Jewish Section, Cemetery Road, Brynmawr, NP3. Established in 1919.

The oldest legible tombstone is that of SIEGFRIEDT BALLIN, d 20 December 1920, aged 86. An isolated grave of a suicide faces the wrong way (west), of a young women whose husband divorced her on account of her being childless. Source: Jewish Heritage in England by Sharman Kadish, [2006]

Access: Northern corner, during general cemetery hours. On-site cartaker [2006].

See also Cemetery Scribes - Brynmawr Jewish Cemetery, which includes images of a number of headstones [January 2017]

 

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