Cricklewood Synagogue

Cricklewood, London N.W.2.




Page created: 11 October 2006
Latest revision or update: 25 March 2013

Leslie Bailey 2008 

A photograph of the former Cricklewood Synagogue, Warm Lane (July 2008),
now converted into an apartment block.
Reproduced with the kind permission of Leslie Bailey

Congregation Data

Official Name:

Cricklewood Synagogue

Former Name:

Willesden Green & Cricklewood Hebrew Congregation (until 1931)


131 Warm Lane, Cricklewood, London NW2 3AU  (Foundation laid 1931)
In 1989, the congregation moved from the main synagogue building, which was sold, into an adjoining hall.

Local Authority:

London Borough of Brent
(Until 1965, the municipal borough of Willesden in the former county of Middlesex)

Date Formed:

A meeting was held in 1923 to form the congregation.

Current Status:

Closed in about 2005


Ashkenazi Orthodox


A constituent synagogue of the United Synagogue from 1931.

Membership Data:

1931 -   50 male seat holders (United Synagogue 1870-1970)
1940 - 663 male seat holders (United Synagogue 1870-1970)
1950 - 742 male seat holders (United Synagogue 1870-1970)
1960 - 700 male seat holders (United Synagogue 1870-1970)
1970 - 519 male seat holders (United Synagogue 1870-1970)
1989 - 153 male members (Lost Synagogues of London, P. Renton, 2000)
2000 -  98 male and 128 female members (Lost Synagogues of London, P. Renton, 2000)


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The records in the database specifically associated with Cricklewood Synagogue include:

Seatholders Lists

1933 (708 records).

For a list of other London records in the Database that may also include records associated with this congregation, click here.

Other Congregation Information

  • Bibliography:
    • History of the Cricklewood Synagogue. Lieberman B.B. 1956. Published by the congregation

    • The Lost Synagogues of London. Renton, P., 2000 (Tymsder Publications, London) 
       pp. 151-154

    • other Brent sources

    • other London sources

Jewish Congregations in the London Borough of Brent

Jewish Congregations in Greater London

Greater London home page

List of United Synagogue Congregations

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