Peterborough Hebrew Congregation

Peterborough, Cambridgeshire



Page created: 22 March 2003
Latest revision or update: 23 August 2016

Congregation Data


Peterborough Hebrew Congregation

Alternative Name:

Peterborough Affiliated Synagogue

Developed From:

Peterborough United Synagogue Membership Group


142 Cobden Avenue, Peterborough, PE1 2NU (Synagogue opened 1954)

Former Address:

12 Queen's Gardens, Peterborough (previously, the congregation met in Westgate Congregational Church Hall, Westgate)

Current Status:


Date Formed:

The Congregation was formally established in about 1948, having developed from the Membership Group, which had been formed in 1940 by war evacuees from heavily populated areas of Central & Eastern London, and was linked to the United Synagogue.


Ashkenazi Orthodox


An affiliated synagogue of the United Synagogue since 1948.

Marriage Certification:

Group: Board of Deputies;
Appears in 1998 General Registrar Official List
Worship Number: 64604
Registration District: Peterborough

Membership Data:

1948 -   25 male seatholders (United Synagogue 1870-1970)
1950 -   28 male seatholders (United Synagogue 1870-1970)
1960 -   22 male seatholders (United Synagogue 1870-1970)
1970 -   23 male seatholders (United Synagogue 1870-1970)

Cemetery Information:

Peterborough has no Jewish cemetery. However, see IAJGS Cemetery Project - Cemeteries of the United Synagogue.


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