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SOUTH EAST LONDON SYNAGOGUE

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/2712/SES
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: SOUTH EAST LONDON SYNAGOGUE
Date(s): 1891-1982
Level of description: Collection
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Extent: 0.62 linear metres
Name of creator(s): South East London Synagogue

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

This synagogue was admitted as an Associate member of the United Synagogue in 1902. It became a District Synagogue in 1948. It was situated in New Cross until it closed in 1985.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the South East London Synagogue, consisting of minutes, including those of the Ladies Guild, and registers of kethubot [marriage contracts], membership register, 1935-40; and book of weekly payments by members.

PLEASE NOTE: Records can only be accessed with the written permission of the depositor. Contact the Chief Executive, United Synagogue.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

System of arrangement:

Records arranged in two series: Administration and Membership.

Conditions governing access:

Kesubah registers are closed to public inspection. Other material is available for consultation only with the written permission of the United Synagogue's Chief Executive.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to these records rests with the depositor.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Deposited as part of a larger accession of material from the United Synagogue. The minutes (items 1-4) form part of the original deposit, while the other items are part of additional deposits.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

For further information please consult the LMA Information Leaflet: "Records of the Anglo-Jewish Community at London Metropolitan Archives"; available to download here: http://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/Corporation/LGNL_Services/Leisure_and_culture/Records_and_archives/Visitor_information/free_information_leaflets.htm (URL correct Feb 2010).

Description Notes

Archivist's note:

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Description prepared in March 2010.

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