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Nelson Street Synagogue

London E.1.

 

              

         
 

Page originally created: 22 July 2007
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Congregation Data

Official Name:

Nelson Street Synagogue
(Note: The East London Central Synagogue is also frequently referred to as the Nelson Street Synagogue.)

Address:

Nelson Street, London E1.

Nelson Street, in London's East End, extends some 1,000 feet east from New Road, being the first road on the right when travelling north on New Road from Commercial Road, and crosses over Turner Street and Philpot Street. It runs parallel with Varden Street (immediately to the north).

Date Founded:

By 1915 (appears in Jewish Year Book 1916)

Current Status:

Closed in or after 1932 (last entry in marriage register)

Ritual:

Orthodox - Ashkenazi

Affiliation:

An affiliated synagogue of the Federation of Synagogues.

Membership Data:

1915  - 75 members  (Jewish Year Book 1916)

Local Authority Districts:

Nelson Street is in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, created on 1 April 1965, within the administrative area of Greater London.

Previously, Nelson Street was in the Metropolitan Borough of Stepney (established 1900) in the County of London (established 1889), both of which entities were abolished in 1965.

Nelson Street had been part of the civil parish of Mile End Old Town, which was abolished in 1927, to be absorbed into Stepney Borough parish, which was abolished in 1965.

Registration Districts:

From 1 October 1857 - Mile End Old Town
From 1 January 1926 - Stepney
From 1 January 1983 - Tower Hamlets (which now holds the registers)

Other Congregation Information


Street Directory of Synagogues in East End and City of London

Jewish Congregations of the London East End

Greater London home page

List of Federation of Synagogues Congregations


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