the former

Neshelska Synagogue

London E1




Page created: 28 July 2007
Latest revision or update: 25 February 2015

Congregation Data


Neshelska Synagogue


Lawrence Buildings, Cannon Street Road, London E1

(Location: Cannon Street Road, a main road in London's East End, is the continuation of New Road, extending about one-third of a mile south from Commercial Road to the Highway (which replaced George Street), crossing over Cable Street.)

Date Founded:

By 1915 (source)

Current Status:

Closed in 1920's (source)


Orthodox - Ashkenazi


An affiliated synagogue of the Federation of Synagogues.

Membership Data:

1915 - 152 members (source)

Local Government Districts:

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

Previously, Cannon Street Road was in the Metropolitan Borough of Stepney (established 1900) in the County of London (established 1889), both of which entities were abolished in 1965. Until 1927, the locality had also been part of the civil parish of St George in the East (abolished 1927 and absorbed into Stepney Borough parish, which was abolished 1965).

Registration Districts:

From 1 July 1837 - St George in the East
From 1 January 1926 - Stepney
Since 1 January 1983 - Tower Hamlets (which would now hold the registers, if any)

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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