Norwich Hebrew Congregation Synagogue

Norwich, Norfolk




Page created: 2 March 2004
Latest update or revision: 23 November 2014

Congregation Data


Norwich Hebrew Congregation  Synagogue


3 Earlham Road, Norwich NR2 3RA (opened 1948)

Previous Addresses:

Synagogue Street, Norwich - a beautiful synagogue, which was built in 1848 and destroyed in German air raid in 1942. Subsequently services were held temporarily at Chapel Field North (Theatre Street).

Current Status:



Founded 1813 and re-established 1842


Ashkenazi Orthodox


A provincial synagogue under the aegis of the Chief Rabbi.

Marriage Certification:

Group for Certification: Board of Deputies
Appears in 1998 General Registrar Official List
Registration District: Norwich

Membership Data:

1895 -  10 seatholders (The Jewish Year Book 1896)
1900 -  14 seatholders (The Jewish Year Book 1900-01)
1999 -  65 (Board of Deputies)
2006 -  85 (Congregation's website)




Norwich Jewish Community home page

Jewish Congregations in Norfolk

Jewish Communities of England home page

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

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