Stamford Hill Beit Hamedrash

London E5




Page created: 22 November 2006
Latest revision or update: 12 March 2015

Congregation Data


Stamford Hill Beth Hamedrash


50 Clapton Common, Upper Clapton, London E5 9AL

(Location: Clapton Common is a three-quarters of a mile section of the A107 running northwest from Upper Clapton Road to the road Stamford Hill (A10). Clapton Common forms part of the actual boundary between Stamford Hill and Upper Clapton, although the boundary has became blurred in recent years. The North London district of Stamford Hill extending into Upper Clapton, as well as parts of Stoke Newington, Tottenham and some other adjoining areas, include the largest concentration of Haredi Jews in Europe, as well as a number of other communities and congregations, who generally tend to identify as being part of the greater Stamford Hill community.)

Previous Address:

26 Lampard Grove (formerly, until 1938, Grove Lane), Stamford Hill, London N16

(Location: Lampard Grove (until 1938, known as Grove Lane) runs about 1,100 feet east from the road Stamford Hill about 650 feet north of Stoke Newington railway station.)

Current Status:


Date Formed:

Prior to 1930


Ashkenazi Orthodox


An affiliated synagogue of the Federation of Synagogues, and as a result of its incorporation of the Divrei Shir Beth Hamedrash, also affiliated to the Union of Orthodox Hebrew Congregations (UOHC).

Local Government Districts:

In common with most of the Stamford Hill/Upper Clapton area, Clapton Common and Lampard Grove are both now in the London Borough of Hackney, an Inner London Borough created on 1 April 1965, within the administrative area of Greater London.

Both streets were previously in the somewhat smaller former Metropolitan Borough of Hackney (established 1900) in the County of London (established 1889), both of which entities were abolished in 1965.

Registration District:

Since 1 July 1837 - Hackney

Other Congregation Information


Street Directory of Congregations in Stamford Hill, Hackney and Neighbourhood

Jewish Congregations in the London Borough of Hackney

Other Jewish Congregations in Greater London

Greater London home page

List of Federation of Synagogues Congregations

List of UOHC Congregations

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