Braid Place burial ground reduced

The first Jewish burial ground in Scotland was located at Braid Place, now Sciennes House Place. Twenty-nine burials took place between 1790-1867. David Daiches records in “The Jew in Scotland” that Glasgow Jews brought their dead to Braid Place for burial until they acquired a burial place of their own. When the cemetery became full land was acquired in Echo Bank Cemetery, now Newington Cemetery.

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