the former

Brith Sholom Society

Stamford Hill, London N16




Page created: 15 July 2007
Latest revision or update: 16 March 2015

Congregation Data


Brith Sholom Society


47 West Bank, Stamford Hill, London N16 5BZ

(Location: West Bank (being the west bank of the railway cutting) runs south 1,000 feet from Amhurst Park, parallel with the road Stamford Hill some 450 feet to its west. The North London district of Stamford Hill extending into Upper Clapton, parts of Stoke Newington, Tottenham and some other adjoining areas, include the largest concentration of Haredi Jews in Europe.)

Date Formed:

Early 1940 (source)

But may have been a successor to Beth Sholom Synagogue of the East End.

Current Status:

 Closed about 1948 (source)


Ashkenazi Orthodox


A synagogue associated with the Union of Orthodox Hebrew Congregations (UOHC).

Local Government Districts:

In common with most of Stamford Hill, West Bank is in the London Borough of Hackney, an Inner London Borough created on 1 April 1965, within the administrative area of Greater London.

Previously West Bank was in the somewhat smaller former Metropolitan Borough of Hackney (established 1900) in the County of London (established 1889), both of which entities were abolished in 1965.

Registration District:

From 1 July 1837 - Hackney

Other Congregation Information

Street Directory of Congregations in Stamford Hill, Hackney and Neighbourhood

Jewish Congregations in the London Borough of Hackney

Other Jewish Congregations in Greater London

Greater London home page

List of UOHC Congregations

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