Highgate Synagogue

London N.6.




Page created: 18 November 2006
Latest revision or update: 23 February 2015

Congregation Data

Official Name:

Highgate Synagogue


Grimshaw Close, 57 North Road, Highgate, London N6 4BJ

Previous Addresses:

200a Archway Road, Highgate, London N6 (from 1952 to 1976, destroyed in a fire) now a Hindu temple

88 Archway Road, Highgate, London N19 (from 1934 to 1952, rebuilt 1937) demolished for road widening

Current Status:


Date Founded:



Orthodox - Ashkenazi


Joined the United Synagogue, as an affiliated synagogue in 1935, becoming a district synagogue in 1949 and later becoming a member (constituent) synagogue.


1994 to 2008 - Rabbi I. H. Sufrin

2008 to Present (February 2015) - Rabbi Nicky Liss



Membership Data:

Number of male seat-holders: (source)











2006 - over 250 members (source)

Local Authority Districts:

Highgate is an affluent residential suburb in North Central London split between three London boroughs. The northern area (including the part where the synagogue is situated) is in the London Borough of Haringey, (close the boundaries with London Boroughs of Camden and Islington), all created on 1 April 1965, within the administrative area of Greater London.

The northern part of Highgate was previously in the Municipal Borough of Hornsey (incorporated as a borough in 1903, previously an Urban District from 1894) in the County of Middlesex, both of which entities were abolished in 1965.

Registration Districts:

1 July 1837 - Edmonton
1 October 1847 - Wood Green
1 April 1965 - London Borough of Haringey (which would now hold any registers)

Other Congregation Information

Jewish Congregations in the London Borough of Haringey

Jewish Congregations in Greater London

Greater London home page

List of United Synagogue Congregations

Explanation of Terms Used




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