Posterngate Synagogue

Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire




Previous update 12 June 2007
Latest revision or update: 26 December 2011

Congregation Data

Name: Posterngate Synagogue
Address: Posterngate (off Hull Market Place), Hull
Date Founded: About 1780 by five families. (The building was a former Roman Catholic chapel, which had been sacked in the anti-Catholic Lord Gordon riots earlier in 1780, and was restored by the Jews)
Current Status: Closed 1826 (combined with Parade Row Synagogue to form Hull Old Hebrew Congregation) (Building probably demolished in 1994.)
Ritual: Ashkenazi Orthodox

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