We operate two cemeteries at the following locations:-
The Jewish Cemetery, Meadowview, Bear Road, Brighton BN2 4DE and the historical cemetery at Florence Place, Brighton BN1 7BB.
Among the graves of historical interest at Florence Place are those of:
Henry Solomon, first Jewish Chief Constable, who was murdered in Brighton Police Station
Sir John Howard, engineer and philanthropist
Emmanuel Cohen, founder and first editor of the Brighton Guardian
Hyam Lewis, Town Commissioner in Brighton, who was the first Jew to hold office in a British municipality.
The Cemeteries are always open in advance of major Jewish holidays (Rosh Hashanah, Pesach and Shavuot). Please do check with the shul office before making your visit.
Future open days will be announced on this website.In addition, visits can be made by appointment by contacting the office on (01273) 888855.If on a visit to one of our cemeteries you see something which needs to be addressed, please let us know by email for the attention of Chairman of the Cemetery Committee using the email address firstname.lastname@example.org