Edinburgh Hebrew Congregation

Edinburgh, Scotland




Page created: 6 October 2005
Latest revision or update: 30 August 2016

Congregation Data


Edinburgh Hebrew Congregation (in early part of the 20th century also known as the "Englisher shul")


4 Salisbury Road, Edinburgh EH16 5AB (built & consecrated 1932, renovated in 1980 and 2003)

Former Addresses:

1816 to 1825 - lane off Nicholson Street (or possibly only until 1817)

1825 (or 1817) to 1867 - Richmond Court, off Richmond Street (from 1833 to 1840, there was also a rival Richmond Court congregation.

1867 to 1896 - Ross House, Park Place

1896 to 1932 - Graham Street (consecrated 1898)

Current Status:





Orthodox Ashkanazi


A provincial synagogue under the aegis of the Chief Rabbi.

Web Site:


Membership Data:

1860 - 24 seatholders (Board of Deputies Returns)
1870 - 42 seatholders (Board of Deputies Returns)
1880 - 60 seatholders (Board of Deputies Returns)
1890 - 72 seatholders (Board of Deputies Returns)
1900 - 73 seatholders (Board of Deputies Returns)

Branch Congregation:

Dalry Road Synagogue (1880 until about 1914) operated as a branch of this congregation.

Cemetery Information:

For details of cemeteries used by this congregation, see Edinburgh Cemetery Information on Edinburgh home page


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Edinburgh Jewish Community home page

Jewish Communities and Congregations in Scotland home page



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