Stroud: Jews

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A History of the County of Gloucester: Volume 11, Bisley and Longtree Hundreds. Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 1976.

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The Jewish community which settled in Stroud to work in the wholesale clothing trade had a synagogue near the junction of Lansdown and Slad Road, just within Painswick parish, from c. 1880. In 1889 a new synagogue was opened (fn. 1) on the northwest side of Lansdown nearer the town; (fn. 2) it apparently went out of use c. 1908. (fn. 3)


  • 1. Libby, Stroud, 42-3; O.S. Map 1/2,500, Glos. XLI. 16 (1885 edn.).
  • 2. O.S. Map 1/2,500, Glos. XLI. 15 (1902 edn.).
  • 3. Kelly's Dir. Glos. (1906), 310; (1910), 314.