the former

Booth Street Synagogue

London E1




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Latest revision or update: 23 February 2015

Congregation Data


Booth Street Synagogue


Booth Street, London E1

(Location: Booth Street, in London's East End, is now part of Princelet Street. It was originally the name of the 500 feet easterly continuation of Princelet Street (formerly Princes Street) beyond Brick Lane.)

Date Founded:

By 1915 (source)

Current Status:

Closed, 1920's (source)


Orthodox - Ashkenazi


An affiliated synagogue of the Federation of Synagogues.

Membership Data:

1915  -  150 members (source)

Local Government Districts:

The locality is in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, created on 1 April 1965, within the administrative area of Greater London.

Previously, Booth Street was in the Metropolitan Borough of Stepney (established 1900) in the County of London (established 1889), both of which entities were abolished in 1965.

Booth Street was also within the civil parish of Spitalfields, apart from the most easterly 50 feet, which was in the civil parish of Mile End New Town. Both these civil parishes were abolished in 1921, being absorbed into the civil parish of Whitechapel, which itself was abolished in 1927 to be absorbed into Stepney Borough parish (until that parish's abolition in 1965).

Registration Districts:

From 1 July 1837 - Whitechapel
From 1 January 1926 - Stepney
Since 1 January 1983 - Tower Hamlets (which now holds the registers)

Other Congregation Information

Street Directory of Synagogues in East End and City of London

Jewish Congregations of the London East End

Greater London home page

List of Federation of Synagogues Congregations

Explanation of Terms Used




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