the former

Falkirk Synagogue

Falkirk, Scotland



Page created: 7 July 2003
Latest revision or update: 26 December 2016

Town of Falkirk

The Scottish town of Falkirk is situated near the western end of the Firth of Forth, between Edinburgh and Glasgow.  Since 1975, Falkirk has been in the District of Falkirk, a unitary authority since 1996, but prior to then one of the three districts of the now defunct Central Region. Prior to 1975, Falkirk was situated within the traditional county of Stirlingshire. 

Falkirk Jewish Community

The Falkirk Jewish community only had a resident minister before the First World War although it maintained Hebrew classes and a small synagogue (Kenneth Collins - Aspects of Scottish Jewry, 1987, page 39). The following is the only Jewish congregation to have existed in Falkirk.

Congregation Data


Falkirk Synagogue


Prior to WWI

Current Status:

Closed (1940's)


Orthodox Ashkanazi


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The records in the database associated with Falkirk include:

1851 Anglo Jewry Database (updated 2016)

Individuals in the 1851 Anglo Jewry Database who were living in Falkirk during the 1850s (1 record).


On-line Articles and Other Material
relating to the Falkirk Jewish Community



Falkirk Jewish Cemetery Information

No known Jewish cemetery in the town.


Falkirk Jewish Population Data



(The Jewish Year Book 1945/6)


Jewish Communities and Congregations in Scotland home page



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