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Thornton Street Cemetery

Infos pratiques

Type de lieu : Cemetery

Thornton Street Cemetery

Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4DE

Description historique


The Jewish presence in Newcastle probably dates from the Middle Ages. In 1234, Jews were expelled from the city. Some returned or first settled in Newcastle but it was not until the 19th century that an organized Jewish community emerged. By the turn of 1830, about ... Read more