the former

Andrade Synagogue

Islington, London N1



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Latest revision or update: 23 February 2015

Congregation Data


Andrade Synagogue


Spencer House, Essex Road, Islington, London N1

Date Formed:

September 1865, based upon the following report in The Jewish Chronicle, 22 September 1865, p. 5:

On Sunday last an interesting ceremony took place at Spencer House, Essex Road, Islington - namely, the consecration of a new Synagogue erected by S.H. Andrade at his own expense.....

Current Status:

Closed in about May 1884, based upon the following report in The Jewish Chronicle, 18 April 1884, p. 7:

It was announced on Thursday that that the Andrade Synagogue will cease to be opened for divine worship after the Feast of Pentecost.....


Orthodox Sephardi



Local Government Districts:

Essex Road is now in the London Borough of Islington, created on 1 April 1965, within the administrative area of Greater London and was previously in the somewhat smaller former Metropolitan Borough of Islington (established in 1900), within the former County of London (established in 1889).

Registration Districts:

Since 1 July 1837 - Islington

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JCR-UK expresses its appreciation to Mr. Harold Pollins
for providing JCR-UK with the above data on this congregation.

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