Newcasle Old Hebrew Congregation

(Leazes Park Road Synagogue)

Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear




Page created: 3 September 2003
Redesigned: 29 December 2011
Latest update or revision: 4 February 2015

A photograph of the former synagogue at Leazes Park Road

Congregation Data

Official Name:

Newcastle Old Hebrew Congregation (also known as
Leazes Park Road Synagogue


Leazes Park Road, Newcastle upon Tyne

Date Formed:

Congregation founded in 1837 (Synagogue erected in 1880)

Current Status:

Closed 1978


Ashkenazi Orthodox

Membership Data:

1900 - 180 seatholders (source)
1919 - 275 seatholders (source)


Photographs relating to the Congregation

Photographs of Roll of Honour at the Synagogue

Photographs of Synagogue Ceremonial Key

Congregation Records


Numerous records of the Jewish Communities in Northeast England (only a sample of which are 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 1937-1972 -  Tyne and Wear Archives Service (see above)

  • Register of Members 1921-c.1940's -  Tyne and Wear Archives Service (see above)

  • Seat Rent Accounts 1902-1941 -  Tyne and Wear Archives Service (see above)

  • Annual Reports 1951-1972 -  Tyne and Wear Archives Service (see above)

  • Orders of Service 1924-1978 -  Tyne and Wear Archives Service (see above)

  • Plans 1898-1923  -  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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