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Cannon Street Road Synagogue

London E.1.

 

              

         
 

Page created: 6 December 2006
Latest revision or update: 19 January 2014

Congregation Data

Official Name:

Cannon Street Road Synagogue

Address:

143 Cannon Street Road, London E1

Cannon Street Road, a main road in London's East End, is the continuation of New Road, extending about one-third of a mile south from Commercial Road to the Highway (which replaced George Street), crossing over Cable Street.

The synagogue was on the west side of Cannon Street Road, just to the north of Burslem Street (previously known as James Street) and about 400 feet south of the junction with Commercial Road.

Date Founded:

1895

Current Status:

Closed in early 1970's (although last entry in marriage register was 1961). Amalgamated with East London Central Synagogue. Building sold to Fabian Trimmings in 1972.

Ritual:

Orthodox - Ashkenazi

Affiliation:

An affiliated synagogue of the  Federation of Synagogues.

Membership Data:

1905  -  275 members  (Jewish Year Book 1906)
1915  -  300 members  (Jewish Year Book 1916)

Local Authority Districts:

Cannon Street Road is now in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, created on 1 April 1965, within the administrative area of Greater London.

Previously, Cannon Street Road was in the Metropolitan Borough of Stepney (established 1900) in the County of London (established 1889), both of which entities were abolished in 1965. Until 1927, the locality had also been part of the civil parish of St George in the East (established in 1729, abolished 1927 to be absorbed into Stepney Borough parish, which was abolished 1965), which was in the former County of Middlesex until 1889. From 1856 to 1900, the Vestry (council) of the Parish of St George in the East was a local authority, with functions similar to that of a local government district council.

Registration Districts:

From 1 July 1837 - St George in the East
From 1 January 1926 - Stepney
From 1 January 1983 - Tower Hamlets (which now holds the registers)

Other Congregation Information

  • Synagogue & Other Records:

    • Seven Marriage Registers (first entry 12 December 1900; last entry 26 March 1961) deposited with Tower Hamlets Register Office (ref: s36).
      The Board of Deputies (ref:16/17a/1) also holds a copy of register volume 7 (1927-61) and gives the reason for cessation as "amalgamated".

  • Bibliography:

  • Cemetery Information:


Street Directory of Synagogues in East End and City of London

Jewish Congregations of the London East End

Greater London home page

List of Federation of Synagogues Congregations


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