the former

New Central Synagogue

Glasgow, Scotland




Page created: 19 October 2005
Latest revision or update: 11 September 2016

Congregation Data


New Central Synagogue
(previously known as Beth Hamedrash Hagadol)


Hospital Street, Gorbals, Glasgow (from 1925)

Previous Addresses:

Various addresses in the Gorbals:
Mathieson Street; Thistle Street; Govan Street (by 1911); Cumberland Street.


1902, by some 150 members who seceded from the Chevra Kadisha Synagogue.

Current Status:

Closed 1956 - merged with the Great Synagogue to form Great Central Synagogue.


Ashkenazi Orthodox

Membership Data:

1938 - 400 seatholders (Jewish Year Book 1939)
1955 - 300 seatholders (Jewish Year Book 1956)


For details, see Glasgow Cemetery Information on Glasgow home page.

Greater Glasgow Jewish Community home page

Jewish Communities and Congregations in Scotland home page


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