Garnethill Synagogue

Glasgow, Scotland




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Latest revision or update: 16 November 2014

Congregation Data


Garnethill Synagogue


129 Hill Street (previously known as 29 Garnet Street), Garnethill, Glasgow G3 6UG
(built 1879 - Glasgow's first purpose-built synagogue).

Current Status:



1879 (prior till then, commencing from 1823, the community prayed at a number of successive premises  - see Glasgow's First Jewish Congregations.)


Ashkenazi Orthodox


A constituent of the United Synagogues of Glasgow

Web Site:


Membership Data:

1896 - 160 seatholders (Jewish Year Book 1896-7)
1900 - 141 seatholders (Jewish Year Book 1900-01)
1909 - 160 seatholders (Jewish Year Book 1910)
1938 - 350 seatholders (Jewish Year Book 1939)
1946 - 450 seatholders (Jewish Year Book 1947)
1950 - 600 seatholders (Jewish Year Book 1951)

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