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Gilroes cemetery

Infos pratiques

Type de lieu : Cemetery

Gilroes cemetery

Groby Rd, Leicester LE3 9QG

Introduction to Jewish Gilroes – Jewish Gilroes (jewish-gilroes.org.uk)

Description historique


Few Jews lived in Leicester in the Middle Ages. It was only in the 19th century that their presence became more important. This was reinforced by the arrival of Jews from Russia at the turn of the 20th century. One of the most important figures in Leicester was ... Read more