Fiern Hospital Synagogue

London N.11.




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Latest revision or update: 1 January 2015

Congregation Data


Friern Hospital Synagogue


Friern Hospital, Colney Hatch, London N11

Date Formed:

19 September 1957 (consecrated by Chief Rabbi Israel Brody)

Current Status:

Closed 1991


Ashkenazi Orthodox



Membership Data:

Friern Hospital was a psychiatric hospital (it closed in 1993).
The synagogue was for the patients. In 1959, there were reportedly 545 Jewish patients of whom approximately 75 attended the synagogue on a regular basis.

Local Government Districts:

Colney Hatch, a residential suburb in Northwest London, is in the London Borough of Barnet, within the administrative area of Greater London, both of which entities were established on 1 April 1965.

Previously, it was in the Friern Barnet Urban District (established in 1894) in the County of Middlesex, both of which entities were abolished in 1965.

Other Congregation Information

Jewish Congregations in the London Borough of Barnet

Jewish Congregations in Greater London (other than East End)

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