Liverpool Old Hebrew Congregation

Princes Road

Liverpool, Mersyside



Page created 22 August 2005
Latest revision or update: 28 December 2011

Congregation Data


Liverpool Old Hebrew Congregation
(also known as Prince's Road Synagogue)


Princes Road, Liverpool L8 1TG
(Synagogue consecrated 1874, reconstructed 1952)

Current Status:


Date Founded:

Congregation formed in about 1780.  By 1806, the congregation had acquired the synagogue in Seel Street (on land received as a gift from the Liverpool municipality). The Seel Street Synagogue was the parent synagogue to that in Prince's Street. In 1840, the congregation split into two but was reunited after a short while.


Orthodox - Ashkenazi


A provincial synagogue under the aegis of the Chief Rabbi.

Marriage Certification:

Group for Certification:  Board of Deputies
Appears in 1998 General Registrar Official List
Worship Number: 70731
Registration District: Liverpool

Membership Data:

1896 - 410 seatholders (Jewish Year Book 1896-7)
1938 - 350 seatholders (Jewish Year Book 1939)
1999 - 250  (Board of Deputies)

Other Congregation Information


Liverpool Jewish Community home page

Other Jewish Congregations in Merseyside

Jewish Communities of England home page

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