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St John's Wood Synagogue

London NW8

 

 

   
 


Page created: 31 August 2006
Latest revision or update: 16 August 2017

 

St John's Wood Synagogue David Newman 2017 


Congregation Data

Name:

St John's Wood Synagogue

Current Address:

37/41 Grove End Road, St John's Wood, London NW8 9NG (consecrated 1964)

(The Synagogue's Beth Hamedrash is currently (2014) used for the Sabbath services of the Saachi Synagogue.)

Former Address:

Initially at 41 Abbey Road, St John's Wood, London NW8 (junction with Marlborough Place), in a temporary structure from 1876 and a purpose built synagogue from 1883 to 1964.

Current Status:

Active

Date Formed:

1876

Ritual:

Ashkenazi Orthodox

Affiliation:

A constituent synagogue of the United Synagogue from the synagogue's formation.

Website:

http://www.shulinthewood.com

Membership Data::

Number of male seat-holders(i)

1876

1880

1890

1900

1910

1920

1930

1940

1950

1960

1970

53

78

298

373

317

368

397

544

904

938

991

Local Government District:

St John's Wood, a fashionable district in northwest London to the northwest of Regent's Park, is in the City of Westminste(ii) and was (from 1900 to 1965) in the former Metropolitan Borough of St Marylebone. Prior to 1900, St Marylebone was a civil parish in the former County of Middlesex

Cemetery
Information:

For United Synagogue cemeteries, see Cemeteries of the United Synagogue.

Notes & Sources ( returns to text above)

  • (i) The United Synagogue 1870-1970 by Aubrey Newman (1977), pages 216/7.

  • (ii) The City of Westminster is an Inner London Borough within the Greater London administrative area and was created on 1 April 1965 upon the merger of the former City of Westminster (a Metropolitan Borough) with the Metropolitan Boroughs of St Marylebone and Paddington.The metropolitan boroughs were created in 1900 and had been within the former County of London (established in 1899, abolished 1965). 

 


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The records in the database specifically associated with the St John's Wood  Synagogue include:

Seatholders Lists

1885 (206 records);
1899 (434 records);
1910 (411 records);
1910 (466 records).

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Congregational Records

Registration District (BDM):

  • Westminster (since 1 January 1978)- Register Office website

  • Previous Registration Districts:
    St Marylebone - from 1 January 1902 until 1 January 1978;
    Marylebone - from founding of congregation until 1 January 1902.
    (All records would now be held by current office.)

Marriage Records:

Marriage Registers (first entry 12 June 1865) deposited with Westminster Register Office, other than register currently in use.

 

List of United Synagogue Congregations

Jewish Congregations in the London Borough of the City of Westminster

Jewish Congregations in Greater London

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