the former

Posterngate Synagogue

Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire




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Latest revision or update: 11 February 2016

Congregation Data


Posterngate Synagogue


Posterngate (off Hull Market Place), Hull

Date Founded:

About 1780 by five families. (The building was a former Roman Catholic chapel, which had been sacked in the anti-Catholic Lord Gordon riots earlier in 1780, and was restored by the Jews)

Current Status:

Closed 1826 (combined with Parade Row Synagogue to form Hull Old Hebrew Congregation) (Building probably demolished in 1994.)


Ashkenazi Orthodox


See Cemeteries Information on the Hull Jewish Community home page

Hull Jewish Community home page

Jewish Congregations in East Riding of Yorkshire

Jewish Communities of England home page


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