Chelsea Affiliated Synagogue

Chelsea, London S.W.3.




Page created: 18 October 2006
Latest revision or update: 18 February 2015

Congregation Data


Chelsea Synagogue

Former Name:

Victoria & Chelsea Associate Synagogue


Smith Terrace, Smith Street, Chelsea, London SE3 4DL (Site of synagogue since 1916. Present synagogue built approximately 1958, consecrated November 1959)

Current Status:


Date Formed:



Ashkenazi Orthodox


A associate synagogue of the United Synagogue from 1917, becoming an affiliated synagogue in 1949.

Membership Data:

Number of male seat-holders: (source)









Local Government Districts:

Chelsea is an affluent area of Central London and is within the Royal London Borough of Kensington and Chelsea (an Inner London Borough, established on 1 April 1965) within the administrative area of Greater London. 

Previously, Chelsea was in the former Metropolitan Borough of Chelsea (established in 1900) within the former County of London (established in 1889), both of which entities were abolished in 1965.

Registration Districts:

From 22 June 1841 - Chelsea

Since 1 July 1981  - Kensington and Chelsea (which would now hold any registers)

Other Congregation Information


Jewish Congregations in the Royal London Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

Jewish Congregations in Greater London

Greater London home page

List of United Synagogue Congregations

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