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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/2712/KTS
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1938-1969
Level of description: Collection
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Extent: 0.1 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Kenton Synagogue


Administrative/Biographical history:

The first synagogue was established in the Harrow area in 1918 and became a district member of the United Synagogue in 1933. The Harrow and Kenton Synagogue was registered in Sheepcote Road in 1935. In 1946, the synagogue purchased 3, Vaughan Road, Harrow. At the same time, a second congregation was formed which established a synagogue in Kenton Park Avenue in 1948, and was affiliated to the United Synagogue in 1949.

From: 'Harrow, including Pinner : Jews', A History of the County of Middlesex: Volume 4: Harmondsworth, Hayes, Norwood with Southall, Hillingdon with Uxbridge, Ickenham, Northolt, Perivale, Ruislip, Edgware, Harrow with Pinner (1971), pp. 265 (available online).


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of Kenton Synagogue, consisting of correspondence about the construction of the synagogue, 1938; and a kethuba register [marriage contracts].

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 two series: Synagogue records (ACC/2712/KTS-1) and membership (ACC/2712/KTS-2).

Conditions governing access:

The kethubah register is closed to public inspection. Other material is available only by 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 construction correspondence (item 1) forms part of the original deposit, while the kethuba register (item 2) is 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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