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Commercial Road Talmud Torah Synagogue

Christian Street, London E.1.

and Stamford Hill, London N.16.

 

              

         
 

Page created: 30 August 2006
Latest revision or update: 21 January 2014

Congregation Data

Name:

Commercial Road Talmud Torah Synagogue

Former Alternative Names:

Christian Street Synagogue
Talmud Torah Synagogue

Address:

Until about 1980 (based upon address in Jewish Year Books):

9-11 Christian Street,
London E1

Christian Street, in London's East End, runs south, for about a quarter of a mile, from Commercial Road (A13) to Cable Street. It lies about 600 feet to the east of Canon Street Road.

From about 1980:
 

153 Stamford Hill,
London N16 5LG

The road Stamford Hill, in North London, is a three-quarters of a mile (south-north) stretch of the A10, from Stoke Newington High Street, in the south, to the start of Tottenham High Road, in the north.

Current Status:

Active

Date Founded:

1898

Ritual:

Orthodox - Ashkenazi

Affiliation:

None, but at times was affiliated to the Adath Yisroel Burial Society of the Union of Orthodox Hebrew Congregations (UOHC), and to the Federation of Synagogues.

Membership Data:

1915  -  276 members  (Jewish Year Book 1916)

Local Authority:

in London's East End:

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

Previously, Christian 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.

Until 1927, Christian Street was also in the civil parish of St George in the East (established in 1729, abolished 1927 to be absorbed into Stepney Borough parish, which was abolished 1965), which was in the former County of Middlesex until 1889.

From 1856 to 1900, the Vestry (council) of the Parish of St George in the East was a local authority, with functions similar to that of a local government district council.

in Stamford Hill:

Stamford Hill (the road) is in the London Borough of Hackney , created on 1 April 1965, within the administrative area of Greater London.

Previously, Stamford Hill (the road) was in the Metropolitan Borough of Hackney (established 1900) in the County of London (established 1889), both of which entities were abolished in 1965.

Registration Districts:

London's East End:

From 1 July 1837 - St George in the East
From 1 January 1926 - Stepney
From 1 January 1983 - London Borough of Tower Hamlets (which now holds the registers)

Stamford Hill:

From 1 July 1837 - Hackney

Other Congregation Information


Street Directory of Synagogues in East End and City of London

Street Directory of Synagogues in Stamford Hill, Clapton and Neighbourhood

Jewish Congregations in the London Borough of Hackney

Jewish Congregations of the London East End

Jewish Congregations in Greater London (other than East End)

Greater London home page

List of Federation of Synagogues Congregations

List of UOHC Congregations


Explanation of Terms Used
 
 
 


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