the former

Little Alie Street Synagogue

London E1




Page created: 28 July 2007
Latest revision or update: 24 February 2015

Congregation Data


Little Alie Street Synagogue

Alternative Name:

New Synagogue


Little Alie Street, London E1.

(Location: Alie Street now extends east-west on both sides of Lemen Street, in London's East End. The eastern (400 feet) section was known as Little Alie Street and the western (600 feet) section was known as Great Alie Street. It is situated about 300 feet south of the junction of Whitechapel High Street and Commercial Road.)

Date Founded:

By 1909 (source)

Incorporated Congregation:

Peace and Tranquillity Synagogue (1908)

Current Status:

Closed 1920's (source)


Orthodox - Ashkenazi


An affiliated synagogue of the Federation of Synagogues.

Membership Data:

1915 - 205 members (source)

Local Government Districts:

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

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

The street was also within the civil parish of Whitechapel (which was in the former County of Middlesex until 1889) and which was abolished in 1927, being absorbed into Stepney Borough parish, which itself was abolished 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

  • Synagogue & Other Records:

    • Marriage Register (first entry 31 October 1909; last entry 25 January 1925(?)) deposited with Tower Hamlets Register Office (ref: s33).
      The Board of Deputies (ref:16/36a/1) also holds a copy of the register, although it refers to the relevant dates as 1909-1911 and gives the reason for cessation as "amalgamated".

  • Bibliography:

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

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