the former

London Jewish Hospital Synagogue

Stepney Green

London E1





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London Jewish Hospital Synagogue


London Jewish Hospital, Stepney Green, London E1 3LB.

Date Formed:

The synagogue (the oratory) opened in 1956. It was designed by Ernst Freud architect, the son of Sigmund Freud.(iii)


The synagogue closed in 1979, when the hospital site, with the synagogue, was sold for redevelopment. The London Independent Hospital with a frontage on Beaumont Square now occupies the site.(iv)


Presumably Ashkenazi Orthodox


None known

Local Government District:

The hospital was in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets and was (until 1965) in the former Metropolitan Borough of Stepney in the former County of London.

Registration District (BMD):

Tower Hamlets (from 1 January 1983)(v) - Link to Register Office website

Notes & Sources ( returns to text above)

  • (i) and (ii) Reserved.

  • (iii) Carol Herselle Krinsky - Synagogues of Europe - Architecture, History, Meaning, 1996, Appendix I, p. 430. To view a description of the Jewish architectural works by Ernst Freud, hold your cursor over his name.

  • (iv) Lost Hospitals of London.

  • (v) The former Registration Districts were: Stepney from 1 July 1837 until 1 July 1921; Limehouse from 1 July 1921 until 1 January 1926; and Stepney from 1 January 1926 until 1 January 1983. All registers would now be held by the current register office.

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