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Figtree Lane Synagogue

Sheffield, South Yorkshire

 

 

   
 


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Congregation Data

Name:

Sheffield Figtree Lane Synagogue

Address:

Synagogue Chambers, Figtree Lane, Sheffield.

Date Formed:

1847 - premises rented from Town Trust and converted into a synagogue (the building was previously a private school  - the "Cowley's Academy").

The premises were purchased in 1851 for 350 (sale authorised by Town Trust on 11 November 1850, the agreement for sale was dated 21 July 1851, the conveyance was dated sometime prior to 21 November 1851, when the Law Clerk reported completion of the sale to the Trust.)

In 1859, the synagogue was closed for three months and then re-consecrated.

Closure:

Closed in nineteenth century (date unknown)

Minister:

"The rabbi is The Rev. A. Herman." (General and Commercial Directory of the Borough of Sheffield - mid-nineteenth century)

 

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