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Brixton Synagogue

London S.W.2.

 

              

         
 

Page created: 21 September 2006
Latest revision or update: 25 March 2013
 


Leslie Bailey 2008 

The preserved front of the former Brixton Synagogue, Effra Road (August 2008)
Now Used by Eurolink Business Centre
Reproduced with the kind permission of Leslie Bailey

Congregation Data

Official Name:

Brixton Synagogue

Address:

49 Effra Road, Brixton, London S.W.2 (opened 1913, enlarged and re-consecrated 25 September 1921, damaged by fire in 1956)
From 1905 to 1909, services were held in Carlton Hall, Turnstall Road, Brixton, and at 44 Brixton Hill from 1909 to 1913

Local Authority:

London Borough of Lambeth

Date Formed:

1905

Incorporated Congregations:

Borough Synagogue in 1961

Current Status:

Closed about 1986 - amalgamated with Streatham Synagogue (which had separated from Brixton Synagogue in 1946)

Ritual:

Ashkenazi Orthodox

Affiliation:

A constituent synagogue of the United Synagogue  from 1913 until its closure. (Until 1913, members belonged to the Western Synagogue Burial Fund)

Membership Data:

Number of male seat holders (United Synagogue 1870-1970)

1920

1930

1940

1950

1960

1970

352

356

473

508

614

526

 


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The records in the database specifically associated with Brixton Synagogue include:

Seatholders Lists

1933 (466 records).

For a list of other London records in the Database that may also include records associated with this congregation, click here.
 

Other Congregation Information


Jewish Congregations in the London Borough of Lambeth

Jewish Congregations in Greater London

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List of United Synagogue Congregations


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