Great Synagogue Cemetery
Photograph supplied by & Copyright of Mike Berrell.
Bury New Rd,
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It was founded in 1841 and closed in 1914.
The cemetery was located at OS grid reference SD8119003935 (Lat/Lon 53.531723,-2.285257). You can see this on maps provided by:
This site provides historical information about churches, other places of
worship and cemeteries. It has no connection with the churches etc. themselves.
The information provided has been obtained from a number of sources and although every
effort is made to avoid errors, just a few may be present. So if there are any please let
us know. [Use the link at the bottom of this page
We do not currently have the following information, and if you can provide it then
please do so:
- We think we have the exact location of the cemetery.
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If the exact location is correct, then please confirm that, and we can then remove this question.
- We know the cemetery has closed but do not know in which year this happened.
- Have the Monumentals Inscriptions on the gravestones
been transcribed and published, and by whom?
- Have you any details about the history of the cemetery?
Old directories frequently contain such information, and if you can
transcribe such information and let us have it, we can add it to this page.
- Who holds the records of burials?
Have any transcripts of the registers been published?
If you have any further information about the cemetery that you think
would be useful to other researchers then do get in touch.