the former

North-West London Synagogue

Kentish Town, London N.W.5.




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Latest revision or update: 27 February 2015

Congregation Data


North-West London Synagogue


71 Caversham Road, Camden Road, Kentish Town, London NW5
(opened on 21 October 1900)

Previous Address:

143-147 York Road (now York Way), London N7

Date Formed:

18 May 1890

Current Status:

Closed 1975


Ashkenazi Orthodox


Independent, but members generally had burial rights with United Synagogue, although a section of members were affiliated to the West End Great Synagogue for burial rights, and some may have had burial rights with the Federation of Synagogues.

Membership Data:

1895 - 52 seatholders (source)

1905 - 68 seatholders (source)

Local Government Districts:

Kentish Town is in the London Borough of Camden, within the administrative area of Greater London, both of which entities were established on 1 April 1965.

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

It was also within the civil parish of St Pancras until 1965 (which was in the former County of Middlesex until 1889) and was administered by the parish vestry until 1900.

Registration Districts:

From 1 July 1837 - Pancras
From 1 January 1902 - St Pancras (renamed from Pancras)
Since 1 October 1977 - Camden (which would now hold any registers)

Other Congregation Information


Jewish Congregations in the London Borough of Camden

Jewish Congregations in Greater London

Greater London home page

List of United Synagogue Congregations

List of Federation of Synagogues Congregations

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