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Goulston Street Synagogue

London E1

 

              

         
 

Page created: 9 August 2007
Latest revision or update: 20 February 2014

Congregation Data

Name:

Goulston Street Synagogue

Alternative Names:

Hebrath Menahem Abelim Nishmas Adam
(or Menahem Abelim Nishmas Adam Chevra)

Address:

Goulston Street, London E1

Originally in White's Row, London E1

Goulston Street, in London's East End, runs south some 800 feet from Wentworth Street to Whitechapel High Road, parallel with Middlesex Street, just to the west and Old Castle Street, to the east.

White's Row, some 600 feet to the north of Goulston Street, runs 400 feet west from Commercial Street to Bell Lane, opposite Fashion Street and parallel with Brushfield Street, to the north.

Date Founded:

Prior to 1870

Current Status:

Closed, after 1870

Ritual:

Orthodox - Ashkenazi

Affiliation:

Not known

Membership Data:

1870  - 112 members  (Social  History of Jews in England, V. D. Lipman, p74)

Local Authority Districts:

Goulston Street and White's Row are now in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, created on 1 April 1965, within the administrative area of Greater London.

Previously, both streets were in the Metropolitan Borough of Stepney (established 1900) in the County of London (established 1889), both of which entities were abolished in 1965.

Goulston Street was within the civil parish of Whitechapel and White's Row was within the civil parish of Spitalfield, both of which were in the former County of Middlesex until 1889 and, from 1856 to 1900, were constituents of the Whitechapel District.

The civil parish of Spitalfields was abolished in 1921, being absorbed into the civil parish of Whitechapel, which itself was abolished in 1927 to be absorbed into Stepney Borough parish (until that parish's abolition in 1965).

Registration Districts: From 1 July 1837 - Whitechapel
From 1 January 1926 - Stepney
From 1 January 1983 - Tower Hamlets (which would now hold the registers, if any)

Other Congregation Information


Street Directory of Synagogues in East End and City of London

Jewish Congregations of the London East End

Greater London home page


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