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Summary of New Features

Here are a few of the latest features that we have been working on: Newspaper Snapshots A fleeting glance at extracts from the press, based on pieces from the Bradford Daily Telegraph, Bradford Observer and other publications. Poets Korner Bradford has inspired a select few to let poetry flow from the nib of […]

New feature: The People of Jewish Bradford 1877-1922

  Based on a snapshot of statistics and information from the Reform section burial register of Scholemoor Cemetery, Bradford over a 45 year period, 1877-1922.Follow the link below to read more… The Arensbergs The Fuldas Morris Mathews The Salomons: Diamond Street The Philipps: Clifton Villas The Cahns: Darfield Street The Brombergs: Portland Street and Piccadilly […]

“They do not want to pass for Jews, although every child in Bradford knows them to be Jews’.

The above quote comes from the Jewish Chronicle of August 11th 1865, and in a way encapsulates the Bradford and perhaps modern Jewish identity. Welcome to Making Their Mark or ‘Bradford Jewish’. Our aim is present to you the many sides to Jewish endeavour in Bradford, from the first arrival in the 1820′s right through […]


Making their Mark is a Heritage Lottery Funded project administered by the Bradford Synagogue in Bowland Street, Bradford. The synagogue opened in the Spring of 1881 is Yorkshire’s oldest synagogue and rated one of the top ten historic synagogues in England by Jewish Heritage UK. Our project has four key aims: The creation of a […]