South-East London Synagogue

London S.E.14.





Created: 20 September 2006
Latest update or revision: 13 December 2011

Congregation Data

Official Name: South-East London Synagogue
Address: New Cross Road, New Cross, London S.E.14 (consecrated March 1905) The synagogue was destroyed by German air raid on 27 December 1940 and the congregation moved temporarily to 117 Lewisham Way, London S.E.14. It returned to original site in 1946, first to a temporary hut and then to new purpose-built synagogue in 1956
Previously (from 1889 to 1905) in Lausanne Road, Peckham and prior to then in various rooms (see below)
Local Authority: London Borough of Lewisham -  (Congregations in the locality)
Date Formed: Services started in a house in 452 New Cross Road in 1888, and then moved to two rooms in Nettleton Road, followed by a hut in in 1889 Lausanne Road.
Current Status: Closed (1985)
Ritual: Ashkenazi Orthodox
Affiliation: An associate synagogue of the United Synagogue from 1902, becoming a district synagogue in 1948. (List of United Synagogue congregations)
Membership Data: 1939 -  294 male members (Lost Synagogues of London. Renton, P., 2000)
1950 -  186 male members (United Synagogue 1870-1970, Aubrey Newman)
1960 -  196 male members (United Synagogue 1870-1970, Aubrey Newman)
1970 -  181 male members (United Synagogue 1870-1970, Aubrey Newman)
1985 -   56 male members (Lost Synagogues of London. Renton, P., 2000)

Other Information

List of Synagogues
destroyed by German air raids during World War II

Greater London Community

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