Sheffield Jewish Congregation and Centre

Sheffield, South Yorkshire



Page created: 18 April 2003
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Latest revision or update: 3 March 2013

Congregation Data

Official Name:

Sheffield Jewish Congregation and Centre (also known as the Kingfield Synagogue).

Previous Names:

Until 1953, known as the Sheffield Hebrew Congregation (sometimes referred to as the Great Synagogue).
With effect from 1 April 1953,
Sheffield Hebrew Congregation merged with
Sheffield Central Hebrew Congregation to form the Sheffield Jewish Congregation and Centre. (The agreement to merge was ratified by Sheffield Hebrew Congregation on 10 March 1953 and by Sheffield Central Hebrew Congregation on 3 March 1953.)


Kingfield Synagogue, Brincliffe Crescent, Sheffield S11 8UX (from 2000)

Previous Address:

11 Wilson Road, Sheffield, from 3 April 1930 to 2000 (Foundation stone laid by Lionel N de Rothschild, Esquire, O.B.E. Corner stone laid in 1929 by Harris Stone, President).

Date Formed:

1930, as successor to North Church Street Synagogue

Current Status:



Ashkenazi Orthodox

Current Affiliation:

A provincial synagogue under the aegis of the Chief Rabbi.

Marriage Certification:

Group: Board of Deputies;
Worship Number: 64632
Registration District: Sheffield

Congregation Numbers:

1999 - 250 (as reported by Board of Deputies)


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The records in the database specifically associated, or possibly associated, with this congregation include:

Marriages, 1842-1952

Great Synagogue (9 records);
North Church Street Synagogue (93 records);
Miscellaneous and unspecified congregations (152 records)

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