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UHC Cemetery of Leeds

Practical info

Type of location: Cemetery

UHC Cemetery of Leeds

253 Gelderd Rd, Leeds LS27 7NS

Historical description


There are less than 10000 Jews living in the Yorkshire town of Leeds. They began arriving around 1840 and, in increasing numbers, between 1881 and 1905 as a result of persecution in Russia. The town had a flourishing wool industry and, in 1885, was the scene of the ... Read more