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CemeteryScribes on Flickr

We are posting tombstone photos from Streatham Jewish Cemetery on our new Flickr site. Many have names and Hebrew names in the photo description so can be searched. Currently 1300 photos with several thousand more to add. Its due to…

Lottery Funding for Falmouth Jewish Cemetery

https://www.falmouthpacket.co.uk/news/18838437.lottery-funding-secures-future-ponsharden-burial-ground-falmouth/ The Jewish cemetery was founded in 1780 and the Dissenters in 1808 and together they were in active use for just over 100 years and contain over 700 burials, many unmarked. They give us a glimpse into Falmouth’s long…

Bath Jewish Burial Ground -Open day 20 Sept 2020

We are delighted to have been in contact with Christina Hilsenrath Craig, Chair, Friends of the Bath Jewish Burial Ground, who is studying and researching all those buried at Bath Jewish Burial Ground, Combe Down. With some exciting new finds.…

Lost but not forgotten

Admin: The following is a wonderful example of why researchers should never give up, written by  Joanna D, London This story starts about 40 years ago when a determined family member living in Toronto, Canada (formerly of London) set herself…

Seeking Neville & Nathan Families

Willesden Jewish Cemetery (United Synagogue) want to trace descendants of the Neville family and Nathan family regarding the conservation work being carried out at the cemetery thanks to the National Heritage Lottery Fund. Mr Henry Nathan who died aged 60…

Do branches of your family tree lead you to Denmark?

Then you should pay a visit to the site “Danish-Jewish Funerals and Tombstones up to 1866” at http://tom.brondsted.dk/mosaiskebegravelser/?lang=en available in both English and Danish. The site covers all known Danish-Jewish funerals from the earliest ones in the late 17th century…

Levy Mandelson of the Tumut

Levy Mandelson of the Tumut by Mark Howard. Levy Mandelson (1833-1891) died in London in the 1890s and was buried in the Willesden Jewish Cemetary.  The inscription on his headstone says he was, “formerly of Tumut and Sydney, Australia, [and]…