1. Cecil Roth, Encyclopaedia Judaica, p. 5; Harold Ross, History of the Jews in Ireland.
2. Ross, Jews in Ireland.
3. Louis Hyman, The Jews of Ireland: from Earliest Times to the Year 1910 (Irish University Press, Shannon, 1972), p. 208.
4. Dermot Keogh, Jews in Twentieth Century Ireland (Cork University Press, Cork, 1998), p. 8.
5. Ross, Jews in Ireland.
6. Minutes of the Cemetery Committee of the Belfast Corporation, 1867-87 (Public Record Office of Northern Ireland LA/7/11AB/2)
7. Taharah is the ritual cleansing of the body that is required by Halacha.
8. Belfast Rural District Council minutes (Public Record Office of Northern Ireland, LA/59/2F/6).
9. I Samuel 25 v 29.
10. Hyman, Jews of Ireland; Bernard Shillman, A Short History of the Jews in Ireland (Dublin, 1945).
11. Hyman, Jews of Ireland, p. 208.
12. Keogh, Jews in Twentieth Century Ireland, p. 69.
13. 1901 census for Fleetwood Street, Belfast (National Archives of Ireland A.92/58)
14. 1911 census for Clifton Park Avenue, Belfast (National Archives of Ireland A 95/41 & 42)
15. From the will of Caroline Boas (P.R.O.N.I. ibid)
16. National Archives of Ireland A/A92/3
17. Michael Leinkram aged 48, Rabbi, born Austria. (1901 census for Bristol Street, Belfast, National Archives of Ireland A93/8)
18. Cecil Roth, ibid, p 760
19. Jonathan Bardon, A History of Ulster (Belfast, 1992), pp 550-551.