New London Synagogue

London N.W.8.




Page created: 19 November 2006
Latest revision or update: 17 August 2017

Reproduced with kind permission Leslie Bailey 2008

The New London Synagogue, Abbey Road (March 2008)

Congregation Data


New London Synagogue


33 Abbey Road, St John's Wood, London NW8 0AT

Current Status:


Date Founded:

1964 by Rabbi Dr. Louis Jacobs


Masorti / Conservative


A member of the Masorti Judaism, formerly known as the Assembley of Masorti Synagogues, and was the founding synagogue of the movement. 



Membership Data:

1993 - 1,100 members(i)

Local Government District:

St John's Wood is an affluent area of northwest London lying to the northwest of Regent's Park. It is in the City of Westminster (an Inner London Borough, established on 1 April 1965) within the administrative area of Greater London.

Previously, St John's Wood was in the former Metropolitan Borough of St Marylebone (established in 1900), within the former County of London (established 1889), both of which entities were abolished in 1965.

Cemetery Information:

See Cemeteries of Masorti Judaism

Notes & Sources ( returns to text above)

  • (i) The Synagogues of London by Paul Lindsay (1993), page 101.


Bibliography, On-line Articles and Other Material
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Congregational Records

Registration District (BDM):

  • Westminster (from 1 January 1978) - Register Office website

  • Previous Registration District:
    St Marylebone - from founding of congregation until 1 January 1978.
    (All records would  now be held by current office.)

Marriage Records:

Marriage Registers (first entry 9 July 1967) deposited with Westminster Register Office, other than register currently in use.

List of Masorti Judaism Congregations

Jewish Congregations in the London Borough of the City of Westminster

Jewish Congregations in Greater London

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