Birmingham Hebrew Congregation

Singers Hill

Birmingham, West Midlands




Page created: 2 March 2004
Latest update or revision: 30 June 2013

Singers Hill Synagogue, May 2013
David Shulman 2013

Congregation Data

Official Name:

Birmingham Hebrew Congregation

Official Name:

Singers Hill Synagogue


Singers Hill, 26 Blucher Street, Ellis Street, Birmingham B1 1HL (a Grade II Listed Building)

Current Status:


Date Formed:

Synagogue built and consecrated 24 September 1856 (reconstructed 1937).

It replaced the Seven Street Synagogue and the rival congregation established in Wrottesley Street


Ashkenazi Orthodox

Marriage Certification:

Group: Board of Deputies;
Appears in 1998 General Registrar Official List: Yes;
Worship Number: 30805;
Registration District: Birmingham

Web Site:


Membership Data:

1896 - 560 seatholders (Jewish Year Book 1896/97)
1898 - 612 seatholders (Jewish Year Book 1898/99)
1900 - 611 seatholders (Jewish Year Book 1900/01)
1999 - 650 members (Board of Deputies)

Other Congregation Information

Synagogue Records 

Birmingham & District Jewish Community home page

Jewish Congregations in West Midlands

Jewish Communities of England home page

Explanations of Terms Used



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