Belfast Hebrew Congregation

Belfast, County Antrim, Northern Ireland




Page created: 21 August 2005
Latest update or revision: 13 March 2013

Congregation Data

Official Name:

Belfast Hebrew Congregation


49 Somerton Road, Belfast BT15 3LH (consecrated 1964)

Previous Addresses:

Annesley Street, Carlisle Crescent, Belfast  from 31 August 1904
(foundation stone laid 26 February 1904).
Prior thereto - Great Victoria Street from 1872 (foundation stone laid 7 July 1871).

Current Status:


Date Formed:

1872 (although previously services held in private homes from 1864)


Ashkenazi Orthodox

Marriage Certification:

Appears in 1998 General Registrar Official List
Registration District: Belfast

Membership Data:

1900 -  78 seatholders (Jewish Year Book 1900-01)
1945 - 350 seatholders (Jewish Year Book 1945-46)
1949 - 380 seatholders (Jewish Year Book 1950)
1999 -   99  (Board of Deputies)

Other Information

Marriage  Records:

Congregation History:

Belfast Jewish Community home page

Jewish Communities & Congregations in Northern Ireland

Explanations of Terms Used



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