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Latitude: 50.1636 / 50°9'48"N
Longitude: -5.0893 / 5°5'21"W
OS Eastings: 179460
OS Northings: 33851
OS Grid: SW794338
Mapcode National: GBR ZC.GY06
Mapcode Global: FRA 087L.742
Entry Name: Two Headstones: to Isaac Ben Benjamin and to Alexander Moses, in South of the Jewish Cemetery
Listing Date: 24 July 2002
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1061396
English Heritage Legacy ID: 489635
Location: Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11
Civil Parish: Falmouth
Built-Up Area: Falmouth
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: Budock
Church of England Diocese: Truro
843-1/0/10009 FALMOUTH ROAD
Two headstones: to Isaac ben Benjamin
and to Alexander Moses, in south of the Jewish Cemetery
Headstones in Jewish cemetery. 1790: to Isaac ben Benjamin. 1791: to Alexander Moses. Both are slate headstones with nowy heads, moulded arrises and with dates and inscriptions on fronts in Hebrew.
The Jewish community was established in Falmouth in about 1740 by Alexander Moses, known as 'Zender Falmouth'. The Jewish Cemetery and the adjacent Congregational cemetery are on land granted by Lord de Dunstanville later in the C18.
SOURCE: Fry, H. and Pearce, K., Lost Jews of Cornwall, pp.101-129.
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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