Southend & District Reform Synagogue

Southend-on-Sea, Essex




Page created: 22 March 2003
Latest revision or update: 6 July 2017

Picture of the Synagogue provided by Richard Levy

Congregation Data


Southend and District Reform Synagogue

Alternative Name:

Congregation of Mount Sinai

Previous Names:

Southend Progressive Synagogue, and prior thereto
Leigh-on-Sea Liberal Jewish Synagogue


851 London Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex SS0 9SZ from 1961
(previously 149a Leigh Road, Leigh-on-Sea)

Current Status:


Date Formed:

October 1946




Became a constituent synagogue of the Reform Synagogues of Great Britain (now the Movement for Reform Judaism) in March 1972.

Initially, a member of the Union of Liberal and Progressive Synagogues, now known as Liberal Judaism). ,

Marriage Certification:

Group for Certification: West London Synagogue
Worship Number: 68119
Registration District: Southend-on-Sea

Membership Data:

1946 - 17 families (Congregation's website)
2006 - 200 to 250  (as advised by Congregation )



Cemetery Information:

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


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Southend-on-Sea Jewish Community home page

List of Reform Judaism Congregations

List of Liberal Judaism Congregations

Jewish Congregations in Essex

Jewish Communities of England home page



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