New Dalston Synagogue

London E.8.




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Latest revision or update: 18 February 2015

Congregation Data


New Dalston Synagogue


Birkbeck Road, London E.8 (from at least 1887, although the consecration of synagogue (which was on the first floor) and schools or Talmud Torah (on the ground floor) did not take place until 22 June 1888)
Previously, for a short time, worshipped in a Sandringham Road, Dalston, London E.8

Date Formed:

Formed as a secessionist congregation from the Dalston Synagogue in, or some time before, 1887.

Current Status:

Moved in about 1903 and became the Stoke Newington Synagogue (which was actually situated in Dalston) and which closed in 1976.


Ashkenazi Orthodox


Although not one of the congregations that attended the meeting of 16 October 1887 to form the Federation of Synagogues, it became one of the original federated synagogues on 6 November 1887, being the only founding member not situated in London's East End.

In 1898, affiliation was sought with the United Synagogue (of which its successor congregation, Stock Newington Synagogue, was a constituent synagogue from 1903.)

Membership Data:

1896 - 135 members (source)

Local Government Districts:

The Northeast London district of Dalston is in the London Borough of Hackney, an Inner London Borough created on 1 April 1965, within the administrative area of Greater London.

Previously Dalston was in the somewhat smaller former Metropolitan Borough of Hackney (established in 1900, almost conterminous with the pre-existing parish of Hackney) in the former County of London (established 1889). Prior to 1889, the parish of Hackney was in the former County of Middlesex.

Registration District:

Since 1 July 1837 - Hackney

Other Congregation

For Other Information
see under Stoke Newington Synagogue

Street Directory of Synagogues in Stamford Hill, Clapton and Neighbourhood

Jewish Congregations in the London Borough of Hackney

Jewish Congregations in Greater London (other than East End)

Greater London home page

List of Federation of Synagogues Congregations

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