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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/2712/DNS
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1877-1966
Level of description: Collection
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Extent: 0.6 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Dalston Synagogue


Administrative/Biographical history:

Dalston Synagogue opened in Colveston House, Ridley Road, in 1874. It later moved to a purpose built building in Mildmay Road. The synagogue was admitted as a Constituent member of the United Synagogue in 1885. North London Synagogue merged with it in 1958, and it amalgamated with Stoke Newington Synagogue in 1967.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of Dalston Synagogue, consisting of minutes, cash book and registers of kethubot [marriage contracts] and chalitzah.

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

Access & Use

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System of arrangement:

Records arranged in two series: Membership (ACC/2717/DNS-1) and Synagogue Records (ACC/2717/DNS-2).

Conditions governing access:

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

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to these records rests with the depositor.

Finding aids:

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Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Deposited as part of a larger accession of material from the United Synagogue. The minutes and financial records (items 1-6) form part of the original deposit, while the registers of kethubot and chalitzah (items 7-12) are part of an additional deposit.

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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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