Glasgow New Synagogue

Newton Mearns, East Renfrewshire, Scotland




Page created: 11 October 2005
Latest revision or update: 22 October 2013

Congregation Data


147 Ayr Road, Newton Mearns, G77 6RE, from about 1968.

Former Addresses:

39 Queen Street, Strathbungo, Glasgow S1, until late 1930's.
90 Albert Road, Pollokshields Street, Glasgow S1, from late 1930's until about 1948 
Langside Halls, Glasgow, from about 1948 to 1960. 
306 Albert Drive, Pollokshields Street, Glasgow S1, from about 1960 to 1968.

Current Status:



Glasgow New Synagogue
(initially known as Glasgow Progressive Synagogue until about 1950)






An original constituent synagogue of the Reform Synagogues of Great Britain (now the Movement for Reform Judaism) (which had been formed in 1940, initially under the name Associated British Synagogues)

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Membership Data:

1938 -   90 seatholders (Jewish Year Book 1939)
1945 - 100 seatholders (Jewish Year Book 1945-6)
1955 - 135 seatholders (Jewish Year Book 1956)
1959 - 170 seatholders (Jewish Year Book 1960)
1961 - 200 seatholders (Jewish Year Book 1962)

Greater Glasgow Jewish Community home page

Jewish Communities and Congregations in Scotland home page

List of Reform Synagogue Congregations

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