Records of the Hull Jewish Community

Dates:  
1767-2012

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Related Materials at Hull History Centre: Various records are held at the Hull History Centre in addition to this collection that may aid research into the history of the Hull Jewish Community. C TED/2 contains records of the City Education Department including papers relating to the Hebrew Communal School at Lambert Street. C BRE/7 contains records relating to Alien Administration in the wake of the 1793 Aliens Act and includes papers relating to the registration of Jewish immigrants upon entry into ports at Hull and the surrounding area. C TAB contains building control plans and includes plans relating to various buildings owned and used by the Jewish Community in Hull. OS maps often mark sites of relevance such as Jewish cemeteries and synagogues. C TYP contains records relating to war damaged buildings and include files relating to Jewish synagogues and buildings. Papers relating to various prominent Jewish individuals serving as civic dignitaries can also be found amongst the records of the City Council. These include papers relating to Alderman Henry Feldman in C TMY and C DFM, Alderman Leo Schultz in C TYA, and Hull City Council Year Books recording the various mayors and sheriffs including those of Jewish heritage in C TMY/4.

Related Materials in Other Repositories: The University of Southampton hosts the Jewish Archives Survey Database, a central point of reference for the existence of Jewish Archives in England and for Repositories in England holding these records. The archives of the Office of the Chief Rabbi are held at the London Metropolitan Archive and contain a wealth of information regarding the Jewish Community in Britain. A final repository of note is the Jewish Military Museum London which holds various archives relating to Jewish ex-servicemen and women including service books and records.