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Sons of Britchan Synagogue

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Page created: 12 December 2006
Latest revision or update: 25 February 2015

Congregation Data


Sons of Britchan Synagogue (B'nai Britchan Synagogue)


23 Bromehead Street, Commercial Road, London E1.

(Location: Bromehead Street, in London's East End, is a short street running north from Commercial Road, and now leads to the Sidney Estate. It runs parallel to Sidney Street (to the west) and Jubilee Street (to the east).)

Date Founded:

By 1922 (source)

Current Status:

Closed, September 1952, incorporated into Nelson Street Sphardish Synagogue


Orthodox - Ashkenazi


An affiliated synagogue of  the Federation of Synagogues.

Local Government Districts:

London Borough of Tower Hamlets, created on 1 April 1965, within the administrative area of Greater London.

Previously, Bromehead Street was in the Metropolitan Borough of Stepney (established 1900) in the County of London (established 1889), both of which entities were abolished in 1965.

Bromehead Street had also been part of the civil parish of Mile End Old Town, which was abolished in 1927, to be absorbed into Stepney Borough parish, which was abolished in 1965.

Registration Districts:

From 1 October 1857 - Mile End Old Town
From 1 January 1926 - Stepney
Since 1 January 1983 - Tower Hamlets (which now holds the registers)

Other Congregation Information

Street Directory of Synagogues in East End and City of London

City of London and East End Congregations

Greater London home page

List of Federation of Synagogues Congregations

Explanation of Terms Used




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