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St John's Wood Synagogue

London N.W.8.

 

 

   
 


Page created: 31 August 2006
Latest revision or update: 23 March 2015

                                                                 Leslie Bailey 2008 
St John's Wood Synagogue (March 2008
)
Reproduced with the kind permission of Leslie Bailey

Congregation Data

Name:

St John's Wood Synagogue

Current Address:

37/41 Grove End Road, St John's Wood, London NW8 9NG (consecrated 1964)

(The Synagogue's Beth Hamedrash is currently (2014) used for the Sabbath services of the Saachi Synagogue.)

Former Address:

Initially at 41 Abbey Road, St John's Wood, London NW8 (junction with Marlborough Place), in a temporary structure from 1876 and a purpose built synagogue from 1883 to 1964.

Current Status:

Active

Date Formed:

1876

Ritual:

Ashkenazi Orthodox

Affiliation:

A constituent synagogue of the United Synagogue from the synagogue's formation.

Website:

http://www.shulinthewood.com

Membership Data:

Number of male seat-holders (source)

1876

1880

1890

1900

1910

1920

1930

1940

1950

1960

1970

53

78

298

373

317

368

397

544

904

938

991

Local Government District:

St John's Wood, a fashionable district in northwest London to the northwest of Regent's Park, is in the City of Westminster (an Inner London Borough established in 1965) in Greater London.

Previously, St John's Wood was in the former Metropolitan Borough of St Marylebone (established in 1900, but based upon the previously existing civil parish of St Marylebone), within the former County of London (established in 1889, St Marylebone being previously in the former County of Middlesex).

Registration Districts:

From 1 July 1837 - Marylebone
From 1 January 1902 - St Marylebone
Since 1 January 1978  - Westminster (which now holds the registers)

 


Search the All-UK Database

The records in the database specifically associated with the St John's Wood  Synagogue include:

Seatholders Lists

1885 (206 records);
1899 (434 records);
1910 (411 records);
1910 (466 records).

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


Articles & Other Material relating to the Congregation

Installation of Rabbi Dr. Jonathan Sacks as Chef Rabbi (Invitation and Order of Service),
which ceremony took place at the Synagogue on 1 September 1991


Other Congregation Information


 

Jewish Congregations in the London Borough of the City of Westminster

Jewish Congregations in Greater London

Greater London home page

List of United Synagogue Congregations


Explanation of Terms Used

 

 
 

 

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