the former

Shaw Street Congregation

Liverpool, Mersyside




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Latest revision or update: 7 February 2017

Congregation Data


Shaw Street Congregation, previously known as the New Central Synagogue.


Shaw Street, Islington, Liverpool (consecrated 1908, the building was previously a Weslyan chapel.(i))

Date Founded:

Shortly before 1908, on the merger of the New Beth Hamedrash and the Devon Street Congregation.

Current Status:

Closed about 1940, following destruction in German air raid(ii) (incorporated into Fairfield Synagogue)


Orthodox - Ashkenazi

Membership Data:

1938 - 75 seatholders (Jewish Year Book 1939)

Cemetery Information:

See Liverpool Jewish Cemeteries Information on Liverpool Jewish Community home page

Notes & Sources ( returns to text above)


Congregational Records

At Board of Deputies:

  • marriage records (ref: 29/7a/1-2)

Liverpool Jewish Community home page

Other Jewish Congregations in Merseyside

List of Synagogues destroyed or damaged by German air raids during World War II

Jewish Communities of England home page


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