Walford Road Synagogue

Stoke Newington, London N.16.




Page created: 28 November 2006
Latest revision or update: 12 September 2017

Walford Street Synagogue, London
Walford Road Synagogue
David Newman 2017

Congregation Data


Walford Road Synagogue

Former Name:

New Dalston Synagogue (until 1920's)

Current Address:

99 Walford Road, Stoke Newington, London N16 8EF

(Location: Walford Road runs for some 450 feet west from Stoke Newington Road (A10), approximately 0.7 miles south of Stoke Newington railway station. It is considered part of the "Greater Stamford Hill" area which comprises Stamford Hill proper, Upper Clapton and certain adjoining areas, including parts of Stoke Newington, which contain the largest concentration of Haredi Jews in Europe.)

Former Address:

Previously at 99 Belgrade Road Stoke Newington London N16, until 1920's

(Location: Belgrade Road runs some for some 450 feet west from Stoke Newington Road (A10), approximately 1,000 south of Walford Road.)

Current Status:


Date Formed:



Ashkenazi Orthodox


None, but was affiliated to the Union of Orthodox Hebrew Congregations (UOHC) from late 1930's until about early1950's.

Local Government Districts:

Walford Road and Belgrade Road are now in the London Borough of Hackney, an Inner London Borough created on 1 April 1965, within the administrative area of Greater London.

Previously both roads were in the former Metropolitan Borough of Stoke Newington (established 1900) in the County of London (established 1889), both of which entities were abolished in 1965.

Registration District (BDM):

Hackney (since 1 July 1979) - Register Office website

Former Registration Districts:

  Stoke Newington - from 1 October 1930 to 1 July 1979

  Hackney from founding of congregation to 1 October 1930.

  (All records would now be held by current office.) 


For United of Orthdox Hebrew Congregation cemeteries, see Cemeteries of the UOHC


List of UOHC Congregations

Street Directory of Congregations in Stamford Hill, Hackney and Neighbourhood

Jewish Congregations in the London Borough of Hackney

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