Northfield Synagogue

Stamford Hill, London N.16.




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Latest revision or update: 13 March 2015

Congregation Data


Northfield Synagogue


109-111 Stamford Hill, London N16 5RP

(The synagogue was near the corner with Northfield Road, hence the name of the congregation. The site is now part of Lubavitch House, which extends from 107 to 115 Stamford Hill.)

The congregation appears to have included the Yeshiva Or Yisrael.

(Location: The road Stamford Hill is a seven-eighths of a mile section of the A10 running north from Stoke Newington High Street to High Road, Tottenham. The North London districts of Stamford Hill, Upper Clapton  and some other adjoining areas include the largest concentration of Haredi Jews in Europe.)

Date Founded:

Late 1930's (source)

Current Status:

Closed early 1940's (source)


Ashkenazi Orthodox


A synagogue associated with the Union of Orthodox Hebrew Congregations (UOHC).

Local Government District:

Stamford Hill is in the London Borough of Hackney, an Inner London Borough created on 1 April 1965, within the administrative area of Greater London.

Previously Stamford Hill was in the somewhat smaller former Metropolitan Borough of Hackney (established 1900) in the County of London (established 1889), both of which entities were abolished in 1965.

Registration District:

Since 1 July 1837 - Hackney

Other Congregation Information

Street Directory of Congregations in Stamford Hill, Hackney and Neighbourhood

Jewish Congregations in the London Borough of Hackney

Other Jewish Congregations in Greater London

Greater London home page

List of UOHC Congregations

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