South-West London Synagogue

(formerly Wandsworth & Balham Synagogue)

Wandsworth Common, London S.W.11.




Created: 22 October 2006
Latest revision or update: 29 November 2011

Leslie Bailey 2008
 - Reproduced with kind permission

A photograph of the former South West London Synagogue, 104 Bolingbroke Road (March 2008)

Congregation Data

Official Name: South West London Synagogue
Former Name: Wandsworth & Balham Synagogue (until about 1927)
Address: 104 Bolingbroke Grove, Wandsworth Common, Wandworth, London SW11 1DA
(previously, from 1913 until 1915, at 77 Bolingbroke Grove)
Formation & Mergers:

Formed in about 1913 by the merger of the following congregations: 

Balham & Tooting Hebrew Congregation
of 47 Boundary Road, Balham, SW12
(formed prior to 1911)
Wandsworth & Battersea Hebrew Congregation
of 563 York Road, Wandsworth, SW11
(formed prior to 1911)
Current Status: Closed 1997
Local Authority: London Borough of Wandsworth  - (Congregations in the locality)
Ritual: Ashkenazi Orthodox
Affiliation: An associate synagogue of the United Synagogue from 1927, becoming a district synagogue in 1935, and later a constituent synagogue. (List of United Synagogue congregations)
Membership Data: Number of male seat holders (United Synagogue 1870-1970)
1940 1950 1960 1970
144 233 230 173

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