Jewish Cemeteries of Devon by Helen Fry

February 24, 2013
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A guide to burials in the five Jewish cemeteries of Plymouth, Exeter, and Torquay &

Paignton

 Jewish Cemeteries of Devon - Jacket cover

A catalogue of over 1,600 people buried in five Jewish cemeteries, dating from the mid-1700s onwards:

  • the old burial ground in Magdalen Street, Exeter
  • Exwick Jewish cemetery, Exeter
  • Colney End Road in Paignton
  • The Hoe Jewish cemetery, Plymouth
  • Gifford Place Jewish cemetery, Plymouth

Each section includes a brief introduction to the history of the cemetery and a small number of photographs. It is a helpful resource for family historians and Jewish genealogists searching for Jewish roots and ancestors in Devon.

  • Forthcoming in July 2013: A History of the Exeter Jewish Community
  • Forthcoming in October 2014: A History of the Jews of Plymouth

For further information on Helen’s books, see www.helen-fry.com

 

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