the former

New Briggate Synagogue

Leeds, West Yorkshire




Page created: 21 October 2005
Latest revision or update: 6 October 2016

Congregation Data


New Briggate Synagogue
Also sometime referred to as the "Grinner Shul" (distinguish it from the "Englisher Shul" - the Great Synagogue).


St John's Place, Leeds (although following closure of the synagogue building in 1927, services were held at Brandsy Lodge, which adjoined the New Synagogue).


1876 (but was successor to a chevra opened in St Alban's Road in 1869 - the "St Alban's Road Chevra")


Closed - succeeded by the New Synagogue, which opened in 1932 and was built in conjunction with the Great Synagogue, and which became one of the original constituent synagogues of the Leeds United Hebrew Congregation


Ashkenazi Orthodox


In 1897, joined the Amalgamation of Synagogues.

Membership Data:

1887 - 50 seatholders (Board of Deputies Returns)

1890 - 170 seatholders (Board of Deputies Returns)

1900 - 236 seatholders (Board of Deputies Returns)

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