Glasgow First Jewish Congregations

until 1879

Glasgow, Scotland




Page created: 12 October 2005
Latest update or revision: 1 January 2013

Congregation Data


Glasgow's first Jewish congregations (until 1879)


From 1823 to about 1837:
   Two rooms in High Road, Glasgow (in a house occupied by Moses Lisenheim), a few doors from the Glasgow Cross.

From about 1837 to 1842:
   Old Post Office Court, Tromgate, Glasgow

From 1842 to 1850:
   Anderson's College, George Street, Glasgow.
   (There was at about this time a rival congregation maintained by a Jonas Michael in the Candleriggs.)

From 1850 to 1858 (or 1852)
   Howard Street, Glasgow

From 1858 to 1879:
   George Street, Glasgow

(Thereafter the congregation moved to the new purpose-built Garnethill Synagogue)


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