Cambridge Synagogue

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire




Page created: 12 June 2002
Latest revision or update: 1 May 2013

Congregation Data


Cambridge Synagogue

Alternative Name:

Cambridge Traditional Jewish Community


Ellis Court, 3 Thompson's Lane, Cambridge CB5 8AQ (built 1937)

Previous Addresses:

41 Sidney Street (until 1937)
Great St. Mary's Passage
King's Road (built 1847 to replace previous building, demolished to make way for railway)

Current Status:


Date Formed:

1888 (Organised community dates from 1774). Present congregation established 1937.


Ashkenazi Orthodox


A provincial synagogue under the aegis of the Chief Rabbi.



Marriage Certification:

Group for Certification: Board of Deputies
Worship Number: 63140
Appears in 1998 General Registrar Official List
Registration District: Cambridge

Membership Data:

1896 - 27 seatholders (The Jewish Year Book 1896/97)
1898 - 40 seatholders (The Jewish Year Book 1898/99)
1900 - 25 seatholders (The Jewish Year Book 1900/01)
1909 - 30 seatholders (The Jewish Year Book 1910)
1999 - 71 (Board of Deputies)

Other Congregation Information

Synagogue Records

  • Marriage Records 1896-1977 held by Cambridge University Library

Cambridge Jewish Community home page

Jewish Congregations in Cambridgeshire

Jewish Communities of England home page

Explanations of Terms Used



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