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Gosforth & Kenton Hebrew Congregation

Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

 

 

   
 


Page created: 9 October 2005
Latest revision or update: 3 August 2016

Congregation Data

Official Name:

Gosforth & Kenton Hebrew Congregation

Address:

Landsdowne Terrace, Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne (from November 1954)

Date Formed:

1947

Current Status:

In 1973, the congregation merged with two other congregatiions to form the Newcastle United Hebrew Congregation. However, the Gosforth Synagogue continued to serve as one of the synagogues of the united congregation, until its closure in 1984.

Ritual:

Ashkenazi Orthodox

Ministers:

Rabbi S. P. Toperoff (Regional Minister)
Rev. (later Rabbi) M. M. Baddiel

(Primary Source: L. Olsover's "The Jewish Communities of North-East England", 1980)

Cemetery Information:

The Orthodox Community in Newcastle had several Jewish cemeteries (for details, see Newcastle Cemetery Information)

 

Congregational Records

General:

Numerous records of the Jewish Communities in Northeast England (only a sample of which is listed below) are deposited with the Tyne and Wear Archives Service (http://www.legacyarchives.org.uk).  
CLICK HERE to view a full list of these records (correct to December 2005).

Synagogue Records:

  • Minutes 1954-1981 -  Tyne and Wear Archives Service (see above)

  • Annual Reports 1961-1971 -  Tyne and Wear Archives Service (see above)

  • Accounts 1922-1943 -  Tyne and Wear Archives Service (see above)

  • Orders of Service 1915-1986 -  Tyne and Wear Archives Service (see above)

  • Plan 1984  -  Tyne and Wear Archives Service (see above)


 
Newcastle upon Tyne Jewish Community home page

Jewish Congregations in Tyne and Wear

Jewish Communities of England home page

 


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