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Beth Hacknesseth Schomre Hadass

Stamford Hill, London N16




Page created: 12 June 2007
Latest revision or update: 19 March 2015

Congregation Data


Beth Hachnesseth Schomre Hadass (Schomre Hadass Synagogue)

(Note there is a congregation known as Shomrei Hadath Synagogue in Hampstead)

Last Address:

2 Heathland Road, Stamford Hill, London N16

(Location: Heathland Road, runs north from Manor Road for a fifth of a mile to Fairholt Road, approximately a quarter of a mile east of the road Stamford Hill. The North London district of Stamford Hill, extending into Upper Clapton, parts of Stoke Newington, Tottenham and some other adjoining areas, include the largest concentration of Haredi Jews in Europe.)

Former Address:

Previously at 93 Fairholt Road, Stamford Hill, London N16 (until late 1950's)

(Location: Fairholt Road runs east for some 1,200 feet from Lordship Road. It the becomes Dunsmure Road (also about 1,200 feet long, which leads into the road Stamford Hill.)

Date Founded:

Prior to 1947 (source)

Current Status:

Closed early 1970's (source)


Ashkenazi Orthodox


A synagogue associated with the Union of Orthodox Hebrew Congregations (UOHC).

Local Government Districts:

Heathland Road and Fairholt Road 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.

Previously both roads were in the former Metropolitan Borough of Stoke Newington (established 1900) in the County of London (established 1889), both of which entities were abolished in 1965.

Registration Districts:

From 1 October 1930 - Stoke Newington
Since 1 July 1979 - Hackney (which would now hold any registers)

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 UOHC Congregations

Explanations of Terms Used





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