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Plymouth Hebrew Congregation

(Plymouth Synagogue)

Plymouth, Devon

 

              

         
 


Page created: 2 March 2004
Latest revision or update: 10 July 2014

Congregation Data

Name:

Plymouth Hebrew Congregation

Address:

Catherine Street (adjoining Guild Hall), Plymouth PL1 2AD

The Plymouth Synagogue is the oldest Ashkenazi synagogue still standing in the English speaking world, built 1762

Current Status:

Active

Date Founded:

1761

Ritual:

Ashkenazi Orthodox

Marriage Certification:

Group: Board of Deputies
Appears in 1998 General Registrar Official List: Yes;
Worship Number: 21598
Registration District: Plymouth

Membership Data:

1898 -   70 seat holders (Jewish Year Book 1898/9)
1899 -   66 seat holders (Jewish Year Book 1900/1)
1905 -   70 seat holders (Jewish Year Book 1906)
1919 -   80 seat holders (Jewish Year Book 1920)
1946 - 115 members (Jewish Year Book 1947)
1999 -   72 members (Board of Deputies)

 

Other Congregation Information

Congregation Plymouth Congregation Births Register, 1829-1837. Available on JCR-UK as part of the Susser Archive.

Plymouth Synagogue. A short history by Rabbi Bernard Susser. Available on JCR-UK as part of the Susser Archive

For other on-line articles and other material relating to this congregation, see the Plymouth Community home page

 

Plymouth Jewish Community home page

Jewish Congregations in Devon

Jewish Communities of England home page


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