the former

Hornsey and Wood Green Affiliated Synagogue

London N8




Page created 19 November 2006
Latest revision or update: 23 February 2015

Congregation Data

Latest Name:

Hornsey and Wood Green Affiliated Synagogue

Former Names:

Hornsey and Wood Green Associate Synagogue

Wood Green & District Hebrew Congregation (until 1920)


Wightman Road, Hornsey, London N8 (1920-1987) - now a mosque
Clarence House, Tottenham Lane, London N8 (1913-1920)
Queen's Parade, Green Lanes, London N8 (1910-1913)

Date Founded:

By 1910

Current Status:

Closed 1987.  Remaining members transferred to Muswell Hill Synagogue


Orthodox - Ashkenazi


Joined the United Synagogue as an associate synagogue in 1920, becoming an affiliated synagogue when the associate synagogue scheme  terminated in 1949.

Membership Data:

Number of male seat-holders: (source)

1950 -  106  male seat holders
1960 -  129  male seat holders
1970 -    87  male seat holders

Local Government Districts:

Hornsey and Wood Green, residential areas in North Central London, are situated in the London Borough of Haringey, created on 1 April 1965, within the administrative area of Greater London.

Previously there were, respectively, the Municipal Borough of Hornsey (incorporated as a borough in 1903, previously an Urban District from 1894) and the Municipal Borough of Wood Green (incorporated as a borough in 1933, also previously an Urban District from 1894) in the County of Middlesex, all of which entities were abolished in 1965.

Registration Districts:

From 1 July 1837 - Edmonton
From 1 October 1847 - Wood Green
Since 1 April 1965 - Haringey (which would now hold any registers)

Other Congregation Information

Jewish Congregations in the London Borough of Haringey

Jewish Congregations in Greater London

Greater London home page

List of United Synagogue Congregations

Explanation of Terms Used


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