the former

North Bow and Victoria Park Synagogue

London E3




Page created: 4 March 2007
Latest revision or update: 25 February 2015

Congregation Data


North Bow & Victoria Park Synagogue


Argyle House, Parnell Road, Bow, London E.3.

(Location: Parnell Road (almost half mile long), in Bow in London's East End, runs south from the south-eastern corner of Victoria Park and is situated at the eastern end of Old Ford Road and Roman Road.)

Date Founded:

1894 by Mr. Saul Moses Rousen (see Jewish Chronicle press report of consecration)

Current Status:

Closed, after 1900


Orthodox - Ashkenazi


Probably Independent

Local Government Districts:

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

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

The locality was also within the civil parish of Bow (also know as Stratford on Bow), which was in the former County of Middlesex until 1889, and which, from 1856 to 1900, was a constituent of the Poplar District.

Registration Districts:

From 1 July 1837 - Poplar
From 1 January 1966 - Poplar and Bethnal Green
Since 1 January 1983 - Tower Hamlets (which would now hold the registers, if any)

Articles & Press Reports

Press reports relating to the congregation from 1894 to 1905

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

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