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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/2712/SWS
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1911-1997
Level of description: Collection
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Extent: 2.32 linear metres
Name of creator(s): South West London Synagogue


Administrative/Biographical history:

The South West London Synagogue was admitted as an Associate member of the United Synagogue in 1927. It became a District member in 1935. It was situated in Battersea and closed in 1997.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the South West London Synagogue, consisting of administrative and financial records (including minutes and annual reports), and documents relating to Jewish education and synagogue membership.

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:

These records are arranged as follows: Administration (ACC/2712/SWS/01); Education and membership (ACC/2712/SWS/02) and Finance (ACC/2712/SWS/03).

Conditions governing access:

Membership records 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:

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:

For further information please consult the LMA Information Leaflet: "Records of the Anglo-Jewish Community at London Metropolitan Archives"; available to download here: (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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