|MERTHYR TYDFIL, Mid Glamorgan:|
For information on the now defunct Jewish community of Merthy Tydfil, see Merthyr Tydfil on JCR-UK.
The Cemetery, situated on the edge of the picturesque Brecon Beacons National Park, was established in about 1865, and extended in 1935
"...responsibility for maintenance has devolved upon the Board of Deputies in London. The burial registers were apparently in private hands and cannot now be traces." Source: Jewish Heritage of England - An Architectual Guide, by Sharman Kadish 
The Ohel contains plaques taken from the now-closed Merthyr Tydfil Synagogue. The JCR-UK webpages for Merthyr Tydfil includes a Poem about the Cemetery (in English and Welsh) by Grhame Davies and Photographs of the Cemetery. Source: David Shulman, Webmaster of JCR-UK [February 2016]
See also Cemetery Scribes - Merthyr Tydfil Jewish Cemetery, which includes images of a large number of headstones [January 2016]
|Last Updated on Thursday, 12 January 2017 17:57|