Westminster Synagogue

London SW7




Page created: 29 October 2006
Latest revision or update: 17 May 2016

Congregation Data

Current Name:

Westminster Synagogue

Former Name:

New London Jewish Congregation


Kent House, Rutland Gardens, Knightsbridge, London SW7 1BX (since 1960)

Services previously held in Caxton Hall, Westminster.

Current Status:


Date Formed:



Reform tradition


None - but uses the Beth Din of the Movement for Reform Judaism and certain other of its facilities.



Membership Data:

2006 - 600 male members - 400 families (Congregation's website)

Local Government District:

Both Rutland Gardens and Caxton Hall are in the City of Westminster, an Inner London Borough created on 1 April 1965, within the administrative area of Greater London.

Previously, both were in the former Metropolitan Borough of Westminster (also known as the City of Westminster, but smaller in area than the present London Borough) within the former County of London, both of which entities were abolished in 1965.

Registration Districts:

1 October 1933 - City of Westminster
1 April 1965 - Westminster (which now holds the registers)


Other Congregation Information
  • Marriages:

    • Marriage Registers (first entry 3 September 1961), other than register currently in use, deposited with:
         Westminster Register Office
         Westminster Council House
         Marylebone Road, London NW1 5PT
         Tel: (+44) 20 7941 1161/2/3
         Fax: (+44) 20 7641 1246
         email: registeroffice@westminster.gov.uk
         website: www.westminster.gov.uk/registrar.

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