the former

East Ham, Manor Park & Ilford Synagogue

Manor Park, London E12




Page created: 15 September 2006
Latest revision or update: 7 February 2018

Former East Ham and Manor Park Synagogue
The former Synagogue (on right) and community centre
(now a Sikh community centre), courtesy Stephen Jaffe 2023

Congregation Data

Official Name:

East Ham, Manor Park & Ilford Synagogue

Former Name:

East Ham & Manor Park Synagogue


12 Carlyle Road, Manor Park, London E12 (from 1902)

Date Formed:


Current Status:

Closed in 1986 - majority of remaining members transferred to West Ham District Synagogue


Ashkenazi Orthodox


An associate synagogue of the United Synagogue from 1902, becoming a district synagogue in 1949.(i)

Membership Data:

1950 - 315 male seatholders(ii)

1960 - 287 male seatholders(ii)

1970 - 184 male seatholders(ii)

1985 - 84 male members(iii)

Local Government District:

East Ham and Manor Park are situated in east London, north of the river Thames and are now in the London Borough of Newham.(iv) They were previously (from 1915 until 1965) in the former County Borough of East Ham (which prior thereto was a Municipal Borough from 1904 to 1915 and an Urban District from 1894 to 1904).

Cemetery Information:

For United Synagogue cemeteries, see Cemeteries of the United Synagogue.

Notes & Sources ( returns to text above)

  • (i) The United Synagogue 1870-1970 by Aubrey Newman (1977), pp. 221 and 223.

  • (ii) The United Synagogue 1870-1970 by Aubrey Newman (1977), pp. 216/217.

  • (iii) The Lost Synagogues of London (2000) by Peter Renton.

  • (iv) The London Borough of Newham, an Outer London Borough within the Greater London administrative area, was created on 1 April 1965 upon the merger of the former County Boroughs of East Ham and West Ham (both unitary authorities geographically in the county of Essex) with some small adjoining areas.


Bibliography and Other Material relating to the this congregtion



Congregational Records

Registration District (BDM):

  • Newham - Register Office website

  • Previous Registration Districts:

    • East Ham - until 1 January 1968;

    • West Ham - from founding of congregation until 1 October 1935.

    • (All records would now be held by current office.)

Marriage Records:

Marriage Registers (first entry January 1902; last entry July 1985) deposited with Newham Register Office.

List of United Synagogue Congregations

Jewish Congregations in the London Borough of Newham

Jewish Congregations in Greater London

Greater London home page



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