the former

Special Society "Bikur Cholim"

London E.1.




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Latest revision or update: 25 February 2015

Congregation Data


Special Society "Bikur Cholim"

Alternative Name:

Special Verein Bikur Cholim


39 Harris Buildings, Burslem Street, London E1

(Location: Burslem Street (formerly James Street and Grove Street), in London's East End, runs some 600 feet west from Cannon Street Road to Christian Street, about 600 feet south of Commercial Road.)

Date Founded:

Late 1930's (source)

Current Status:

Closed about 1948 (source)


Orthodox - Ashkenazi


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

Local Government Districts:

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

Previously, Burslem Street (the eastern part of which was formerly James Street and the western part was formerly Grove 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.

Registration Districts:

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 UOHC Congregations

Explanation of Terms Used




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