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Clapton Orthodox Synagogu

Clapton, London E.5.

 

 

   
 

Page created: 15 June 2007
Latest revision or update: 16 March 2015

Congregation Data

Name:

Clapton Orthodox Synagogue

Current Address:

14 Clapton Common, Upper Clapton, London E5

(Location: Clapton Common is a three-quarters of a mile section of the A107 running northwest from Upper Clapton Road to the road Stamford Hill (A10). Clapton Common forms part of the actual boundary between Stamford Hill and Upper Clapton, although the boundary has became blurred in recent years. The North London district of Stamford Hill extending into Upper Clapton, as well as parts of Stoke Newington, Tottenham and some other adjoining areas, include the largest concentration of Haredi Jews in Europe, who generally tend to identify as being part of the greater Stamford Hill community.)

Temporary Address:

70 Cazenove Road, Stamford Hill, London N16, during in mid 1950's

(Location: Cazenove Road, runs east for half mile from the road Stamford Hill (A10), reaching the A107 where Upper Clapton Road becomes Clapton Common.)

Date Formed:

About 1948 (source)

Current Status:

Closed late 1950's  (source)

Ritual:

Ashkenazi Orthodox

Affiliation:

A synagogue associated with the Union of Orthodox Hebrew Congregations (UOHC).

Local Government District:

In common with most of the Stamford Hill/Upper Clapton area, Clapton Common and Cazenove Road are now in the London Borough of Hackney, an Inner London Borough created on 1 April 1965, within the administrative area of Greater London.

Previously both roads were in the somewhat smaller former Metropolitan Borough of Hackney (established 1900) in the County of London (established 1889), both of which entities were abolished in 1965.

Registration District:

Since 1 July 1837 - Hackney


Other Congregation Information



Street Directory of Congregations in Stamford Hill, Hackney and Neighbourhood

Jewish Congregations in the London Borough of Hackney

Other Jewish Congregations in Greater London

Greater London home page

List of UOHC Congregations


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