Southport Hebrew Congregation

Southport, Sefton, Merseyside



Page created: 18 April 2003
Latest revision or update: 6 December 2015

Congregation Data

Official Name:

Southport Hebrew Congregation


Arnside Road, Southport, PR 8 1LR (from 1924)
Foundation stone laid May 1924, consecrated 2 September 1926.

Previous Address:

Sussex Road, Southport

Current Status:


Date Formed:

1893 (consecration of first synagogue)


Ashkenazi Orthodox

Marriage Certification:

Group for Certification: Board of Deputies
Registration District: Sefton North

Congregation Numbers:

1893 - 26 seatholders (Board of Deputies returns)

1895 - 39 seatholders (Jewish Year Book 1896)

1900 - 29 seatholders (Board of Deputies returns); 50 seatholders (Jewish Year Book 1901)

1999 - 252  (Board of Deputies)


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The records in the database associated with Southport include:


Southport Jewish Cemetery, 1894-2012 (1,629 records)

1851 Anglo Jewry Database

Individuals in the 1851 Anglo Jewry Database who were living in Southport during the 1850s (6 records), 1860s (3 records), 1870s (1 record), 1880s (1 record), 1890s (2 records) and 1900s (3 records).


Southport from "Provincial Jewry in Victorian Britain"  - Papers for a conference at University College, London, convened by the Jewish Historical Society of England, prepared by Aubrey Newman - 6th July 1975.  Reproduced here with his kind consent.


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Jewish Congregations in Merseyside

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