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Canning Town Synagogue

Plaistow, London E.13.

 

              

         
 

 
Page created: 6 December 2006
Latest revision or update: 29 November 2013

Congregation Data

Official Name:

Canning Town Synagogue

Address:

269 Barking Road, Plaistow, London E13

Date Formed:

1901

Current Status:

Closed 1977

Ritual:

Ashkenazi Orthodox

Affiliation:

An affiliated synagogue of the Federation of Synagogues

Membership Data:

1915  - 33 members  (Jewish Year Book 1916)

Local Government District:

Canning Town is in east London, north of the river Thames, in the London Borough of Newham, created in 1965, situated in the administrative area of Greater London.
Previously the local authority was West Ham, which from 1886 to 1889 was the Municipal Borough of West Ham, geographically and administratively within the County of Essex, and from 1889 to 1965 was the County Borough of West Ham, a unitary authority geographically (although not administratively) within the County of Essex.
In 1965, the County Borough of West Ham was merged with the County Borough of East Ham and some adjoining areas to form the London Borough Newham.

Other Congregation Information

  • Synagogue & Other Records:

    • Marriages - The following Marriage Registers:

      • 1925-1942 (first entry June 1925; last entry 1937)

      • 1950-1977 (first entry January 1950; last entry May 1953)

      are deposited with:
         Newham Register Office
         207 Plashet Grove
         East Ham
         London E6 1BT
         Tel: (+44) 20 8430 3616
         email: register.office@newham.gov.uk

      The Board of Deputies (ref:16/4a/1) also holds a copy of the first register (from 1925) and gives reason for cessation as "disused", whereas the Newham Registry refer to the cause of cessation of such register as "Enemy action 1942".

  • Bibliography:


Jewish Congregations in the London Borough of Newham

Jewish Congregations in Greater London

Greater London home page

List of Federation of Synagogues Congregations


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