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Johnson Street Synagogue

London E.1.

 

              

         
 

Page created: 10 December 2006
Latest revision or update: 12 February 2014

Congregation Data

Official Name:

Johnson Street Synagogue

Alternative Name:

The Synagogue could possibly have been known as the Stetziver Synagogue of Johnson Street, which amalgamated with the Congregation of Jacob Synagogue, although this may have been a separate congregation.

Address:

2a Johnson Street, London E1.

Johnson Street, in London's East End, runs north 300 feet from Cable Street, approximately half a mile east of Cannon Street Road.

Date Founded:

By 1946 (appears in Jewish Year Book 1947)

Current Status:

Closed, after 1956

Ritual:

Orthodox - Ashkenazi

Affiliation:

Independent, but with some affiliations to the Federation of Synagogues, and its members were affiliated for burial rights to the West End Great Synagogue

Local Authority Districts:

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

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

Registration Districts:

From 1 January 1926 - Stepney
From 1 January 1983 - Tower Hamlets  (which now holds the registers)

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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