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Brondesbury Synagogue

Brondesbury, London NW6

 

 

   
 


Page created: 30 September 2006
Latest revision or update: 23 January 2018

Congregation Data

Name:

Brondesbury Synagogue

Address:

Chevening Road (south side, at junction with Carlisle Road), Brondesbury, London N.W.6.
(The building, opened 9 April 1905(i), was destroyed by arson in 1965, but then rebuilt. It was sold in 1974 to Iman Al-Khoei Foundation and is now the "premier Shia mosque" in London.)

Date Formed::

1900

Current Status:

Closed in 1974, with most of its members joining either the Willesden Synagogue or the Cricklewood Synagogue

The Willesden Synagogue assumed the name Willesden & Brondesbury Synagogue, then changed its name to the Brondesbury Synagogue and is now known as the Brodesbury Park Synagogue.

Ritual:

Ashkenazi Orthodox

Affiliation:

A constituent synagogue of the United Synagogue from 1905 until its closure.

Membership Data:

Number of male seat-holders:(ii)

1905

1910

1920

1930

1940

1950

1960

1970

170

316

522

540

515

518

401

250

Also see below for seatholder records on All-UK Database.

Local Government Districts:

Brondesbury is a residential area in the London Borough of Brent(iii) and was previously (until 1965) in the former Municipal Borough of Willesden, and prior thereto (from 1894 until 1933) in the former Urban District of Willesden.

Cemetery
Information:

For United Synagogue cemeteries, see Cemeteries of the United Synagogue.

Notes & Sources ( returns to text above)

  • (i) History of the Willesden & Brondesbury Synagogue 1934-1994 by Rab. Dr. B. Susser, 1994.

  • (ii) The United Synagogue 1870-1970 by Aubrey Newman (1977), pages 216/7.

  • (iii) The London Borough of Brent, an Outer London Borough within the Greater London administrative area, was created on 1 April 1965 upon the merger of the the Municipal Boroughs of Willesden and Wembley (both of which had been in the former county of Middlesex). 

 


Search the All-UK Database

The records in the database specifically associated with the Brondesbury Synagogue include:

Seatholders Lists

1910 (308 records);
1933 (542 records).

For a list of other London records in the Database that may also include records associated with this congregation, click here.
 

 

Bibliography, On-line Articles and Other Material
relating to this Congregation

on JCR-UK

 

Congregational Records

Registration District (BDM):

  • Brent - Register Office website

  • Previous Registration Districts:

    • Willesden - until 1 April 1965;

    • Hendon - from founding of congregation until 1 October 1909.

    • (All records would now be held by current office.)

Marriage Records:

Copies of the registers for "Willesden Brondesbury Synagogue"  (seven registers for 1905-1974) held by the Board of Deputies (ref; 16/41a/1-7)


List of United Synagogue Congregations

Jewish Congregations in the London Borough of Brent

Jewish Congregations in Greater London

Greater London home page

 

 
 

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