the former

Settles Street Synagogue

London E1




Page created: 14 December 2006
Latest revision or update: 25 February 2015

The entrance to the former Settles Street Synagogue (September 2007

     Leslie Bailey 2007 (reproduced with consent)

Congregation Data


Settles Street Synagogue

Alternative Name:

Settles Street Sphardish Synagogue


34 Settles Street, London E1

(Location: Settles Street (some 700 feet long), in London's East End, runs north from Commercial Road (about 500 feet west of New Road) to Fieldgate Street (just south of Whitechapel Road), and is parallel to Greenfield Road, to the west.)

Date Founded:

By 1919 (source)

Current Status:

Closed about 1947 (source)


Orthodox - Ashkenazi (Nusach Sphard)


An affiliated synagogue of the Federation of Synagogues

Membership Data:

1919  -  50 members (source)

Local Government Districts:

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

Previously, Settles 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.

It was also situated in the civil parish of Mile End Old Town, which was abolished 1927, when it was absorbed into Stepney Borough parish, which itself was abolished in 1965.

Registration Districts:

From 1 October 1857 - Mile End Old Town
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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