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Croydon & District Synagogue

Croydon, Surrey

 

 

   
 


Page created: 25 October 2006
Latest revision or update: 25 January 2018

Congregation Data

Name:

Croydon & District Synagogue

Former Name:

Croydon Hebrew Congregation (until early 1930's)

Address:

The Almonds, Shirley Oaks Road, Croydon CR0 8YW
Previously, 30 Elmwood Road, West Croydon
prior to then, 38 Croydon Grove, West Croydon (until 1920's)

Current Status:

Active

Date Formed:

Before 1916(i)

Ritual:

Ashkenazi Orthodox

Affiliation:

Affiliated to the Federation of Synagogues since the 1920's, subsequently becoming a constituent synagogue.

Local Government Districts:

The large town of Croydon is in the London Borough of Croydon and was previously (until 1 April 1965) in the former County Borough of Croydon, geographically in the County of Surrey.(ii)

London bibliography

Registration District (BDM):

Croydon (since formation of the Congregation) - Register Office website

Cemetery
Information:

For Federation of Synagogues cemeteries, see Cemeteries of the Federation of Synagogues.

Notes & Sources ( returns to text above)

  • (i) Appears in Jewish Year Book 1916, and may have appeared in earlier editions.

  • (ii) The London Borough of Croydon, an Outer London Borough, was created on 1 April 1965 upon the merger of the former County Borough of Croydon (a unitary authority geographically in the county of Surrey) with the Unban District of Coulson and Purley, also then part of Surrey. 


List of Congregations in the Federation of Synagogues

Jewish Congregations in the London Borough of Croydon

Jewish Congregations in Greater London (other than East End)

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