the former

Warsaw Lodge Synagogue

London E1




Page created: 15 December 2006
Latest revision or update: 25 February 2015

Congregation Data


Warsaw Lodge Synagogue


17 Wilkes Street, London E1.

(Location: Wilkes Street, in London's East End, runs north from Fournier Street, parallel to, and 300 feet to the west of, Brick Lane. It was originally some one-third of a mile long, stretching past Quaker Street, but following major redevelopment in the area, only the southern 400 feet (until Hanbury Street) remain.)

Date Founded:

By 1929 (source)

Current Status:

Closed about 1949 (source)


Orthodox - Ashkenazi


An affiliated synagogue of the Federation of Synagogues.

Local Government Districts:

Wilkes Street 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.

Wilkes Street was also within the civil parish of Spitalfields, which was abolished in 1921, being absorbed into the civil parish of Whitechapel, which itself was abolished in 1927 and absorbed into Stepney Borough parish (until that parish's abolition in 1965).

Registration Districts:

From 1 July 1837 - Whitechapel
From 1 January 1926 - Stepney
Since 1 January 1983 - Tower Hamlets (which now holds the registers)

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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