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Konin Synagogue

Hanbury Street, London E.1.

 

 

   
 

Page created: 5 August 2007
Latest revision or update: 16 December 2014

Congregation Data

Name:

Konin Synagogue

Official Name:

United Brethren of Konia

Address:

48 Hanbury Street, Spitalfields, London E1.

(Location: Hanbury Street, in London's East End, runs in an easterly direction from Commercial Street (opposite Lamb Street and to the north of Princelet Street and Fournier Street) for one third of a mile, crossing over a number of street including Brick Lane, and previously extended for a further 800 feet.)

Date Founded:

Between 1881 and 1887

Current Status:

Closed, prior to 1906 (source)

Ritual:

Orthodox - Ashkenazi

Affiliation:

One of the congregations that attended the meeting of 16 October 1887 to form the Federation of Synagogues, and became one of the original federated synagogues on 6 November 1887. 

Membership Data:

1896 - 45 members (source)

Local Authority Districts:

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

Previously, Hanbury 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.

The western 1,000 feet of Hanbury Street (until Spital Street) was within the civil parish of Spitalfields, whereas the eastern section was in the civil parish of Mile End Old Town. Both civil parishes were in the former County of Middlesex until 1889 and, from 1856 to 1900, each were constituents of the Whitechapel District.

Both of these civil parishes were abolished in 1921, being absorbed into the civil parish of Whitechapel, which itself was abolished in 1927 to be absorbed into Stepney Borough parish (until that parish's abolition in 1965.

Registration Districts:

From 1 July 1837 - Whitechapel
From 1 January 1926 - Stepney
From 1 January 1983 - Tower Hamlets (which would now hold the registers, if any)

Other Congregation Information


Street Directory of Synagogues in East End and City of London

Jewish Congregations of the London East End

Greater London home page

List of Federation of Synagogues Congregations


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