A synagogue exists at this time according to Madame Otterbourg, daughter of the famous Dover Rabbi, R.I.Cohen
Rabbi Ash records a number of circumcisions and marriages in Dover and elsewhere in Kent.
Three Jewish, summer visitors organise a congregation in Dover.
A Dover trade directory lists a small number of Jewish Silversmiths (including a Henry Moses) and shopkeepers.
Moses Moses is a licensed Navy agent in Dover.
Moses Levy of Frankfort is appointed shochet or kosher slaughterer in Dover.
Jews petition the Dover Harbour Board for a site to build a synagogue. The existing synagogue is in a ruinous state, perhaps sited in the Pier district.
The new synagogue is opened in Hawkesbury Street.
Nathaniel Isaacs of Chatham takes his own life, by poison, in the Victoria Hotel, Dover. Thus he avoided arrest for committing major cheque fraud in Chatham and Gravesend.
There are eight permanent Jewish families and households, comprising 35 persons in total. They live mostly in Snargate Street, a commercial area. Trades are listed as drapers, matching, general salesmen, dressmaker.
The Census lists 11 Jewish families or households. Occupations are listed clothiers, china and glass sellers, silversmiths, tailors and outfitters, general dealers, teachers, watchmakers, commercial dealers, sugar confectioners, pawnbrokers.
Rabbi R.I.Cohen founds a new and larger synagogue at Northampton street, partly built over a tunnel for the River Dour.
There is an acrimonious and public dispute with the Canterbury community over the burial of a visiting Cardiff Jew at the Canterbury cemetery. Rabbi Cohen founds a Jewish cemetery with an ohel at the municipal cemetery at Copt Hill, Dover, with the help of the Dover Harbour Board.
Rabbi R.I.Cohen officiates at the opening of Mount Ellis, the home of a Jewish colliery owner and business man from Leicestershire. Rabbi Cohen dies in the same year aged 62. He is succeeded by Rabbi Neumann.
Rabbi Barnstein succeeds Rabbi Neumann and serves the community for 50 years.
The first burial in the new Dover cemetery takes place.
Sir George Jessel becomes the Liberal Member of Parliament for Dover. In this period (1868-73) he gives his annual and celebrated 'state of the nation' lectures.
Sir George Jessel becomes Master of the Rolls and resigns his seat in Parliament.
Alderman Henry Hart of Canterbury opens a business in Dover, part of an expanding chain of shops.
Five Jews die in the famous shipwreck of the W.A. Sholten.
There are around 12 Jewish families in Dover mostly situated in Snargate Street.
The Jewish population is c.116.
Solomon Joseph (a Jewish councillor in Folkestone)is killed and Rabbi Barnstein is injured, in the Dover Tram accident (the worst ever tram accident in the UK) on 20 August. Joseph was visiting Barnstein, his brother in law, to celebrate Barnstein's golden wedding anniversary.
The Jewish population has dropped to 40 due to a war induced depression of the local economy.
Henry Hart, a community leader, dies
Rabbi Barnstein dies and is buried at Liverpool.
The war disperses and destroys the Jewish community. Heavy bombing at 'Hells Corner' destroys Jewish homes, businesses and the synagogue. Local post war commercial recession discourages any attempts to rebuild the community.
Dover Harbour Board makes a compulsory purchase of the bombed out synagogue. The site of the synagogue is now mostly under a new dual carriageway.
The Dover cemetery continues to be used for burials.
Jews almost certainly live in the town by this time serving the port, garrison and visitors.
A Henry Moses (Hirsch ben Moses Levi Dover (1734-79)) is admitted to membership of the Great Synagogue, London.
Barnet Nathan and Jacob Reuben of Dover (working as Chapmen) are listed in Masonic records.
Rabbi R.I.Cohen arrives in Dover, leads the community and founds a famous Jewish school, Sussex House, on the Folkestone Road. He swells the Jewish population by fifty or more during term time. Pupils are from England, Europe, Africa and Australia.