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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/2712/EHS
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1950-1986
Level of description: Collection
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Extent: 0.63 linear metres
Name of creator(s): East Ham and Manor Park Synagogue


Administrative/Biographical history:

East Ham, Manor Park, and Ilford District Synagogue was situated in Carlyle Road. It opened in 1900 and became an Associate member of the United Synagogue in 1902. It was rebuilt in 1927. In 1947 an adjoining building was bought for use as a youth centre.

From: 'East Ham: Roman Catholicism, Nonconformity and Judaism', A History of the County of Essex: Volume 6 (1973), pp. 31-38 (available online).


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the East Ham and Manor Park Synagogue, consisting of Board of Management minutes; correspondence; kesubah [marriage contracts] books; membership applications and account books; reserved grave spaces; orders of service; and fundraising cards.

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:

The membership registers and financial records, which form part of the original deposit, have been catalogued as ACC/2712/EHS plus a running number. An additional deposit has been sub-divided as follows: Administrative records and correspondence (ACC/2712/EHS/01); Membership records (kethubot) (ACC/2712/EHS/02) and Printed Items (ACC/2712/EHS/03).

Conditions governing access:

All records relating to membership 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.

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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