Ohel David Sephardi Synagogue (Essex)

Ilford, Essex




Page created: 16 November 2006
Page last amended: 20 March 2022

Congregation Data


Ohel David Sephardi Synagogue (Essex)

Alternative or Former Names:

Ohel David Ilford Congregation - Eastern Jewry Community

Ilford Congregation

Ohel David Congregation


The Congregation was one of the synagogues that made up the Eastern Jewry Community (or Eastern Jewry Synagogues).  It may now be the sole remaining constituent.
Other constituents were:
Jacob Benjamin Elias Synagogue (formerly known as Gan Eden Hall Congregation), 140 Stamford Hill, London N16 ;
Ohel David Eastern Synagogue (formerly Lincoln Institute Synagogue), London NW11;
Chevra Shass Synagogue, 42 Old Montague Street, London E1.


c/o Cranbrook United Synagogue, 22 Beehive Lane, Gants Hill, Essex, IG1 3RT, from November 2019

Formerly, at Newbury Park Station, Newbury Park, Ilford.

Current Status:


Date Formed:

Ilford Congregation was formed in 1965.  The Eastern Jewry Community (or Eastern Jewry Synagogues) was formed in 1955.


Sephardi Orthodox



Local Government District:

Newbury Park, Ilford, in northeast London, is in the London Borough of Redbridge, an outer London borough created on 1 April 1965, within the administrative area of Greater London.

Previously, it was in the Municipal Borough of Ilford (which was an urban district until 1926) in the County of Middlesex, both of which entities were abolished in 1965.

Registration Districts:

From 1 July 1939 - Ilford
Since 1 April 1965 - Redbridge (which would now hold any registers)

Other Congregation Information


Jewish Congregations in the London Borough of Redbridge

Other Jewish Congregations in Greater London

Greater London home page

List of Sephardi and Eastern Rites Congregations

Explanations of Terms Used




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