St. Anne's Hebrew Congregation

Lytham St. Anne's, Lancashire




Page created: 21 August 2005
Latest revision or update: 1 January 2016

St. Anne's Synagogue, 2014

Congregation Data


Official Name:

St. Anne's Hebrew Congregation


Orchard Road, St. Anne's on Sea, FY8 1PJ, Lancashire.

The synagogue has been situated here since 1940, although the present purpose-built synagogue dates from 1964. From 1940 to 1964, the congregation used a building that had previously been occupied by the St. Anne's Women's Conservation and Unionist Association, and prior to that by the St. Mary's Mission Church, which building was demolished and replaced by the present synagogue building.

Previous Address:

Union Bank Chambers, Park Road, St Anne's on Sea, Lancashire, from early 1930's until 1940.

Current Status:



A congregation would appear to have been established in St Anne's in the 1920's although the formal St Anne's Hebrew Congregation dates from the early 1930s.

Incorporated Congregation:

In May 2012, the Blackpool United Hebrew Congregation was incorporated, following the closure of its Leamington Road Synagogue.


Ashkenazi Orthodox

Marriage Certification:

Group for Certification: Board of Deputies
Appears in 1998 General Registrar Official List
Worship Number: 58357
Registration District: Blackpool & Fylde

Official Website:



Rabbi Ephraim Guttentag - September 2014 to present (December 2015)

Congregation Numbers:

1999 -  300 (as reported by Board of Deputies)

The building original on the synagogue site

St. Annes Jewish Population Data



(The Jewish Year Book 1947)



(The Jewish Year Book 1952)



(The Jewish Year Book 1966)



(The Jewish Year Book 1968)



(The Jewish Year Book 1986)

Other Congregation Information

Synagogue Records:

In London Metropolitan Archives:
   Membership lists acc/ 3121/DO2 - LMA Ref: 122 1942-1966


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