the former

Emet V'Shalom Synagogue

(Maida Vale Beth Hamedrash)

Maida Vale, London W9




Page created: 1 November 2006
Latest revision or update: 25 February 2015

Congregation Data

Latest Name:

Emet V'Shalom Synagogue (translation - Truth and Peace Synagogue)

Former Name:

Maida Vale Beth Hamedrash


131 Elgin Avenue, Maida Vale, London W.9. (although immediately prior to its closure, its address was c/o Notting Hill Synagogue, Kensington Park Road, London W11)

Current Status:

Close (after 1991)

Date Formed:

Prior to 1947


Ashkenazi Orthodox


Affiliated (a constituent synagogue) to the Federation of Synagogues.

Local Government District:

Elgin Avenue is in the City of Westminster (an Inner London Borough, established on 1 April 1965) within the administrative area of Greater London.

Previously, it was in the former Metropolitan Borough of Paddington (established in 1900), within the former County of London (established 1889), both of which entities were abolished in 1965.

Registration Districts:

1 July 1837 - Kensington
1 January 1985 - Paddington
1 January 1978  - Westminster (which currently holds the registers)

Other Congregation Information

Jewish Congregations in the London Borough of the City of Westminster

Jewish Congregations in Greater London

Greater London home page

List of Federation of Synagogues Congregations

Explanation of Terms Used




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