Muswell Hill Synagogue

London, N10




Page created: 18 November 2006
Latest revision or update: 25 February 2015

Congregation Data

Current Name:

Muswell Hill Synagogue

Former Names:

Muswell Hill District Synagogue

Muswell Hill Jewish Congregation (until 1949)

Muswell Hill Congregation


31 Tetherdown, Muswell Hill, London N10 1ND, from 1963

Previous Addresses:

Athenaeum Building (demolished 1966), Fortis Green Road, Muswell Hill, London N10, from 1920's to 1963 (services also held during the period 1937 to about 1945 at 6 Methuen Park, N10 - the home of Rev. M. Shechman)

35 Cranley Gardens, Muswell Hill, London N10, until early 1920's.

Current Status:


Date Founded:



Orthodox - Ashkenazi


Joined  the United Synagogue as a district synagogue in 1949 (although had previously been attached for burial rights), later becoming a member (constituent) synagogue.



Membership Data:

Number of male seat-holders: (source)









Local Government Districts:

Muswell Hill, a residential suburb in North London, is primarily in the London Borough of Haringey, which was created on 1 April 1965, within the administrative area of Greater London.

Muswell Hill was previously in the Municipal Borough of Hornsey (incorporated as a borough in 1903, previously an Urban District from 1894) in the County of Middlesex, both 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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