Julia and Edward Laurine

Julia and Edward Laurine

The serendipity of the random Google Search occasionally drops an unexpected sugar plum in your lap.. One such dropped into ours recently: a book entitled “An historical and topographical description of Chelsea, and its environs, Volume 2”  By Thomas Faulkner. Published in 1829, this delightful work  includes a whole section on the Jewish Burial...
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Jewish Cemetery of Etterbeek in Wezembeek

Photos from Etterbeek Cemetery, Jewish section:
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Dieweg Jewish Cemetery Brussels

Photos from Dieweg Cemetery, Jewish section:
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CemeteryScribes – What we do, and what we don’t do

We set up The CemeteryScribes project  in 2008.  Our aim was  to photograph and record the information inscribed over the centuries on headstones across the country before its irrevocable...
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BANCROFT ROAD Updated records

BANCROFT ROAD Updated records

What makes The Old Hoxton Cemetery and the Bancroft/Maiden Lane Cemetery different from all the other cemeteries that appear on the CemeteryScribes website? The answer is simple: If you...
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Is this the smallest Jewish place of burial in the UK?

Copyright Dr Helen Fry

In the course of our travels around the UK, we have visited many Anglo-Jewish burial grounds, from the peaceful walled historic London cemeteries in Aldernery Road and Brady Street ...
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Jewbury, Medieval Jewish Cemetery, York

Jewbury, Medieval Jewish Cemetery, York

In 1177 Henry II gave a licence for Jewish communitites to have a burial ground in any city in Great Britain. The Jewbury cemetery is about an acre in...
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Cardiff, Jewish Cemeteries

Cardiff, Jewish Cemeteries

Please click on the photos for more information and note they are Copyright L B Saunders. The Ohel, Green Farm Road, is protected against vandalism and the plaques are...
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Inscriptions – With Hebrew or without?

Inscriptions – With Hebrew or without?

In a recent article in the Jewish Chronicle ‘I didn’t want a traditional headstone for my father’s grave. But what was the alternative?’ Stephen Games describes how he commissioned a...
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Jewish Cemeteries of Devon by Helen Fry

Jewish Cemeteries of Devon by Helen Fry

A guide to burials in the five Jewish cemeteries of Plymouth, Exeter, and Torquay & Paignton   A catalogue of over 1,600 people buried in five Jewish cemeteries, dating...
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