Bradford Hebrew Congegration

Bradford, West Yorkshire




Page created: 24 June 2005
Latest revision or update: 23 December 2013

Congregation Data

Official Name:

Bradford Hebrew Congregation


Springhurst Road, Shipley, West Yorkshire, BD18 3DN (from 1970)

Previous Addresses:

Spring Gardens, Bradford (1905 to 1970) (First purpose built orthodox synagogue in Bradford, consecrated 24 June 1906)

22 Houghton Place, Bradford (1885 to 1905)

In 1890 a rival congregation was founded at 25 Houghton Street, but the two congregations was amalgamated in about 1899.

Prior to 1885, the congregation met in a room in Tyrrel Street, Bradford.

Date Formed:


Current Status:

Closed November 2012


Ashkenazi Orthodox

Marriage Certification:

Group: Board of Deputies
Appears in 1998 General Registrar Official List: Yes
Worship Number: 72040
Registration District: Bradford

Membership Data:

1895 - 22 seatholders (Jewish Year Book 1896)
1898 - There were 35 seatholders in the congregation at 22 Houghton Place and 25 seatholders in the congregation at 25 Houghton Place (Jewish Year Book 1898)
1900 -  67 seatholders for the combined congregation (Jewish Year Book 1900/1)
1999 - 86 (as reported by Board of Deputies)

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