Canonbury Bikur Cholim Synagogue

London N.5.




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Congregation Data


Canonbury Bikur Cholim Synagogue


59 Poets Road, Canonbury, London N5

Date Formed:

by 1929  (source)

Current Status:

Closed about 1948 (source)


Ashkenazi Orthodox


A constituent of the Union of Orthodox Hebrew Congregations (UOHC), although at certain periods it may have been solely affiliated to UOHC's burial society (the Adath Yisrael Burial Society).

Congregation leaders:

The only congregation officer listed in the Jewish Years Books 1930 to 1939 is M. Levinsky, the President. In the Jewish Years Book 1947, the Chairman is A. Lissack and the Secretary is S. Mondschein.

Local Government Districts:

Canonbury is a residential area in north central London now situated within the London Borough of Islington, an Inner London Borough created on 1 April 1965, within the administrative area of Greater London.

Previously, Canonbury was in the somewhat smaller former Metropolitan Borough of Islington (established in 1900), within the former County of London (established in 1889). Prior to 1889, the parish of Islington was in the former County of Middlesex, both of which entities were abolished in 1965.

Registration District:

Since 1 July 1837 - Islington

Other Congregation Information

Jewish Congregations in the London Borough of Islington

Jewish Congregations in Greater London

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