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Hull Old Hebrew Congregation

Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire

 

              

         
 
 

Created: 2003
Latest update or revision: 26 December 2011

Congregation Data

Name: Hull Old Hebrew Congregation
(initially simply known as the Hull Hebrew Congregation)
Address: Osborne Road, Hull (foundation laid in 1902, opened 10 September 1903, enlarged 1932, destroyed by German air raid 1941, reopened 1955)
Former Address: Robinson Row, Hull (foundation laid 27 February 1826, opened 18 June 1827, rebuilt and re-consecrated 26 September 1852,  closed 1903). Had room for 200 men and 80 women. 
Date Founded: 1826, to replace and combine the Posterngate Synagogue and the Parade Row Synagogue. The first foundation stone of the synagogue in Robinson Row was laid by Solomon Meyer (of the Posterngate Synagogue) and the second by Israel Jacobs (of the Parade Row Synagogue)
Current Status: Closed 1993 - combined with Hull Western Synagogue to form Hull Hebrew Congregation
Ritual: Ashkenazi Orthodox
Membership Data: 1851 - 9 members and 70 seatholders (Chief Rabbi's census)
1870 - 112 members
1900 - 180 seatholders (Jewish Year Book 1900-01)
1935 - 240 seatholders (Jewish Year Book 1935)


Other  Information

 

List of Synagogues destroyed by German air raids during World War II

Hull Community

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