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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/2712/SJS
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1876-1903
Level of description: Collection
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Extent: 0.6 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Saint John's Wood Synagogue


Administrative/Biographical history:

This synagogue was admitted as a Constituent member of the United Synagogue in 1876. It was situated at the corner of Abbey Road and Marlborough Place. This structure proved too small and in 1882 a new building was begun on Abbey Road. In 1965 the synagogue moved to Grove End Road.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of Saint John's Wood Synagogue, consisting of letter books, a list of seat-holders and financial documents.

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:

System of arrangement:

Records arranged in three sub-series: Correspondence; Membership and Finance.

Conditions governing access:

Records relating to membership 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:

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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.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

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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