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Philip Street & Shadwell Synagogue

London E.1.

 

              

         
 

Page created: 11 December 2006
Latest revision or update: 12 January 2014

Congregation Data

Official Name:

Philip Street and Shadwell Synagogue

Former Name:

Philip Street Synagogue

Address:

25 Philchuch Place (formerly Philip Street), London E1

Philchuch Place, formerly Philip Street, in London's East End, lies approximately 600 feet to the east of Leman Street, just to the north of Cable Street and the National Rail line to Fenchurch Street Station. It runs south from Ellen Street for some 400 feet to Pinchin Street, parallel to Back Church Street (to the west) and Stutfield Street (to the east)

Date Founded:

By 1936 (first entry in marriage register)

Current Status:

Closed, on or after 1957 (last entry in marriage register)

Ritual:

Orthodox - Ashkenazi

Affiliation:

Previously independent (under name Philip Street Synagogue), although its members were affiliated for burial rights to the West End Great Synagogue. Subsequently an affiliated synagogue of the Federation of Synagogues.

Local Authority Districts:

Philchuch Place (formerly Philip Street) is in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, created on 1 April 1965, within the administrative area of Greater London.

Previously, Philip Street was in the Metropolitan Borough of Stepney (established 1900) within 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

List of Federation of Synagogues Congregations


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