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Pollokshields Chevra Kadisha Synagogue

Pollokshields, Glasgow, Scotland




Page created: 18 October 2005
Latest revision or update: 11 September 2016

Congregation Data


Pollokshields Chevra Kadisha Synagogue

Previous Name:

Pollokshields Synagogue, until 1972


161 Nithsdale Road, Glasgow (from about 1928)



Incorporated Congregation:

United South Side Synagogue, (also known as Chevra Kadisha & Beth Jacob Synagogue) from 1972

Current Status:

Closed 1984


Ashkenazi Orthodox

Membership Data:

1938 - 224 seatholders (Jewish Year Book 1939)
1957 - 210 seatholders (Jewish Year Book 1958)
1961 - 120 seatholders (Jewish Year Book 1962)


The Congregation used the Cathcart Cemetery, Jewish Section, opened 1927.

(For further details, see Glasgow Cemetery Information on Glasgow home page.)

Greater Glasgow Jewish Community home page

Jewish Communities and Congregations in Scotland home page


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