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Historical Information from a Poster found in the synagogue

posted 22 Mar 2014, 11:42 by Peninnah Pappworth-McAllister   [ updated 22 Mar 2014, 11:43 ]

Historical Information from a Poster found in the synagogue and to which the newspaper clipping cited below was pasted. (Possibly written in 1967 or 1968)

 

Darlington Hebrew Congregation

 

Town population 96000

Total Jewish Community 68

1884 1st synagogue Northgate

1904 next   Skinner Gate

1911 74 Northgate

1914 Prospect Place

1930 Victoria Rd

1967 Bloomfield Rd

 

Local Achievements Past and Present

A mayor of Darlington

2 Magistrates

A member of the British Empire

Originator and Founder of North Rd Railway Museum

Town Councillors

 

 Community and Charitable Activities

Rotary and Inner Wheel

 Good Samaritans

Meals on Wheels

Hospital Voluntary  Services

Citizen Advice Bureau

B’nai Brith Lodge

 

 Original Descendants still Residing in the Town

Mr D Abrahams

Mrs P Greene nee Rapheal.

 

 

 

 

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