The famous Cheltenham Spa (of alkaline water) is established.
George III patronizes the spa.
Ephraim Alex is born in Cheltenham, the founder of the Jewish Board of Guardians.
Jewish business men from Bath trade in Cheltenham. Jacob Abraham, optician, moves from Bath to Cheltenham to set up shop.
The Jewish community emerges to service the needs of the new middle-class suburb of Pittville in the north of the town.
A formal Jewish congregation is established and meets at St Georges Place.
The Duke of Wellington makes large purchases at Jacob Abraham's shop.
A new synagogue is built at St James Square for £1,500.
The London Society baptizes two Jews.
There are Jewish booksellers, drapers, furriers, opticians, watchmakers, wheelchair makers, fancy goods sellers.
The congregation publishes its laws and regulations.
There is a burglary of ritual items from the synagogue.
Two more Jews are baptized by the London Society.
Lewis Dight, a communal leader leads a succession from the synagogue after a dispute with the Warden.
The cemetery in Elm Street is established.
There is a Jewish population of 97, though 25 are unaffiliated to the synagogue.
It is estimated that 75 Jews live in Cheltenham.
The synagogue is restored.
Gas light is installed in the synagogue.
Henry B. Samuelson, the local Liberal candidate implies an anti-Semitic slur in one of his election speeches. Samuel later privately apologised after the Jewish community protested.
The most prevalent Jewish profession is pawnbroking.
The Chief Rabbi visits the synagogue.
The rabbi, P. Phillips complains of his very low income.
The synagogue finances reach crisis point. The synagogue also needs more repairs.
The synagogue has only three members left. The synagogue minyan depends on school boys at the nearby Cheltenham College. However there is also a brief revival this year.
Halperns' Directory lists four Jewish businesses in Cheltenham.
There is a legal dispute over a legacy to the synagogue. This wastes most of the remaining community assets.
There are four Jews living in Cheltenham.
The synagogue is closed except for festivals attended by Jewish students at Corinth House.
The synagogue reopens very briefly in March when some Jewish families settle in the area.
Corinth House is closed by the college, the last house master, Daniel Lipson, secedes with half the boys to a form Corinth College.
Some seven or eight Jewish families are now settled in the town.
Corinth College closes.
Lipson becomes Mayor of Cheltenham.
Lipson is elected an independent MP.
The old synagogue is reopened by Orthodox evacuees, and local families.
Some Jewish families stay on after the war and the synagogue remains open.
There are some 100 congregants of Cheltenham synagogue.
There are some 70 Jews in Cheltenham.