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Garnethill Synagogue

Glasgow, Scotland

 

              

         
 

Page created: 12 October 2005
Latest revision or update: 23 October 2013

Congregation Data

Name:

Garnethill Synagogue

Address:

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

Current Status:

Active

Founded:

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

Ritual:

Ashkenazi Orthodox

Affiliation:

A constituent of the United Synagogues of Glasgow

Web Site:

http://haruth.com/jw/UKAboutGarnethill.html

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)


Other Congregation Information

 Congregation History


Greater Glasgow Jewish Community home page

Jewish Communities and Congregations in Scotland home page

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