the former

Sons of Grodno Society

London E.1.




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Latest revision or update: 18 December 2014

Congregation Data


Sons of Grodno Society

Official Name:

Sons of Grodno Friendly Benefit & Divisional Society


59 Brick Lane, London E1

(Location: Brick Lane extends from Swanfield Street, in Bethnal Green, crossing over  Bethnal Green Road and continuing some one-third of a mile south through Spitalfields to the junction with Wentworth Street and Old Montague Street. For most of its length it runs parallel to Commercial Street (to the east). Brick Lane's continuation to the south, Osborn Street (some 400 feet long), leads into Whitechapel High Street.)

Date Founded:


Current Status:

Closed about 1948 (source)


Orthodox - Ashkenazi


A synagogue associated with the Union of Orthodox Hebrew Congregations (UOHC)

Local Authority Districts:

Brick Lane 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 Stepney (established 1900) in the County of London (established 1889), both of which entities were abolished in 1965.

Registration Districts:

From 1 July 1837 - Whitechapel
From 1 January 1926 - Stepney
From 1 January 1983 - London Borough of 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 UOHC Congregations

Explanation of Terms Used




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