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the former

Canonbury Bikur Cholim Synagogue

London N5

 

 

 

 

 

Congregation Data

Name:

Canonbury Bikur Cholim Synagogue

Address:

59 Poets Road, Canonbury, London N5(i)

Date Formed:

About 1929(ii)

Current Status:

Closed about 1948(iii)

Ritual:

Ashkenazi Orthodox

Affiliation:

A member of the Union of Orthodox Hebrew Congregations (UOHC), although at certain periods it may have been solely affiliated to UOHC's burial society (the Adath Yisrael Burial Society).(iv)

Officers:

Pre-World War II
   Presidents: M. Levinsky (from about 1928 until about 1938)(vi)
  L. J. Bloom (about 1939)(vii)
   Secretary: L. Jackson (from about 1938 and 1939)(viii)
1940s
   Chairman: A. Lissack (from about 1945 to about 1947)(ix)
   Secretary: S. Mondschein (from about 1945 to about 1947)(x)

Local Government Districts:

Canonbury is a residential area in north central London now situated within the London Borough of Islington, and was (until 1965) in the somewhat smaller former Metropolitan Borough of Islington. (xi)

Bibliography - Islington

Registration District (BMD):

Islington (since formation of the congregation) - Register Office website.

Cemetery
Information:

For United of Orthdox Hebrew Congregation cemeteries, see Cemeteries of the UOHC

Notes & Sources ( returns to text above)

  • (i) In the initial listings in Jewish Year Books 1930 the congregation appeared without a street number.

  • (ii) Based upon the first listing of the congregation in the Jewish Year Book 1929.

  • (iii) Based upon the final of the congregation in the Jewish Year Book 1947 (or possibly 1948).

  • (iv) Although always listed in Jewish Year Books under the UOHC, the editions for 1937 through 1940 refer to the affiliation being solely to the burial society.

  • (v) Reserved.

  • (vi) Based upon listing in Jewish Year Books 1929 through 1939.

  • (vii) Based upon listing solely in the Jewish Year Book 1940. He may have continued thereafter to serve as president, but the Jewish Year Book was not published again until 1945.

  • (viii) Based upon listing in the Jewish Year Books 1939 and 1940. He may have continued thereafter to serve as secretary, but the Jewish Year Book was not published again until 1945.

  • (ix) Based upon listing in the Jewish Year Boosk 1945/6 and 1947 (and possibly 1948).

  • (x) Based upon listing in the Jewish Year Boosk 1945/6 and 1947 (and possibly 1948).

  • (xi) The London Borough of Islington, an Inner London Borough within the Greater London administrative area, was created on 1 April 1965 upon the merger of the former Metropolitan Boroughs of Islington and Finsbury, bothl created in 1900 within the former County of London.


List of UOHC Congregations

Jewish Congregations in the London Borough of Islington

Jewish Congregations in Greater London

Greater London home page

Page initially created: in about 2007 (but contents lost)
Page recreated: 6 March 2015
Latest revision or update: 28 May 201
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