Archive | July, 2014

Forthcoming Tours This Summer

Sunday July 27th: Bradford’s Historic Synagogues, the Merchants’ Houses and the Kindertransporte Hostel – Visit Yorkshire’s oldest synagogue, see the historic houses in the Manningham area and hear how Jewish Refugees made new homes in Bradford in 1939. Meet at 14.30 at the Bradford Synagogue, Bowland Street, Bradford, BD1 3BW.           […]

Sir Arthur Hurst 1879-1944

Picture Source: Sir Arthur Hurst was born at 3 Oak Mount, Manningham, where he lived until 1894 when his family moved to Manchester. The family name was Hertz until 1916 when it was changed to Hurst because of the war Germany and the ensuing anti-German feeling. The family was of German-Jewish origin and had […]