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Southend and Westcliff Hebrew Congregation

Southend-on-Sea, Essex

 

 

   
 


Page created: 22 March 2003
Latest revision or update: 15 January 2017

Congregation Data

Name:

Southend and Westcliff Hebrew Congregation

Address:

Finchley Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, SS0 8AD (built 1968), although alternative services - the Cobham Road Minyan - are held regularly held at Jewish Care Victoria Oppenheim Day Centre in Cobham Road, as well as at the Raymond House Jewish Care Residential Home

Previous Addresses:

There Congregation previously had two synagogues:

(1) Synagogue at 5 Avenue Road (in 1905), followed by
a Synagogue in Station Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, built in wood in 1906, which was replaced by
a Synagogue at 99 Alexandra Road, Southend-on-Sea, in 1912, which remained in use until the 1990's.

(2) Synagogue at Ceylon Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, opened in 1928, initially as a rival congregation to the synagogue at Alexandra Road, but the two congregations later united. When the synagogue at Finchley Road was built in 1968, the Ceylon Road building served as a youth centre, but has now been sold.

Current Status:

Active

Date Formed:

1906

Ritual:

Ashkenazi Orthodox

Affiliation:

A provincial synagogue under the aegis of the Chief Rabbi.

Marriage Certification:

Group: Board of Deputies
Worship Number: 60869
Registration District: Southend-on-Sea

Membership Data:

1915 - 145seatholders at Alexandra Road (Jewish Year Book 1916)
1919 - 200 seatholders at Alexandra Road (Jewish Year Book 1920)
1999 - 1,000  (Board of Deputies)

Website:

http://www.swhc.org.uk/

Cemetery Information:

There in a Jewish cemetery in Southend, which includes both Orthodox and Reform sections. See Jewish Cemetery Information on the Southend Jewish Community home page.

 


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The records in the database associated with this congregation include:

Burials

Southend Jewish Cemetery (Orthodox), 1877 - 2002 (10 records with surname Isaac or Isaacs).
 


Southend-on-Sea Jewish Community home page


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