Birmingham Central Synagogue

Birmingham, West Midlands




Page created: 6 November 2005
latest revision or update: 30 March 2013

Birmingham Central Synagogue, May 2013,
prior to its sale and the congregation's move to the adjacent
synagogue hall in the summer of 2013.
David Shulman 2013

Congregation Data

Official Name:

Birmingham Central Synagogue (also known as the Beth Hamedrash)


133 Pershore Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham B5 7PA (from 1961)
The congregation has sold the synagogue building (which will be demolished and replaced by a home for the elderly). The congregation is redeveloping and refurbishing the synagogue hall, on the adjoining plot, to include a synagogue, to which it will be moving in the Summer of 2013. 

Previous Addresses:

From 1928 to 1961 - at 129 Bristol Street, Birmingham (a red brick building that had previously been a Methodist hall).

From 1901 to 1928 at Wrottesley Street, Birmingham.

From 1883 to 1900 in a private house in Belgrave Street, Birmingham.

Current Status:


Date Formed:

About 1883.


Ashkenazi Orthodox

Marriage Certification:

Group: Board of Deputies



Membership Data:

1999 - 350  (Board of Deputies)

Other Congregation Information

  • Marriage Records from 1947 held by the Synagogue

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