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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/2712/ELS
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1877-1993
Level of description: Collection
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Extent: 5.55 linear metres
Name of creator(s): East London Synagogue


Administrative/Biographical history:

The East London Synagogue was situated on Rectory Square, Stepney. This synagogue was admitted as a Constituent member of the United Synagogue in 1877. The Synagogue was closed in 1993 and merged with the Hackney Synagogue.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the East London Synagogue, consisting of Board of Management minutes, other administrative records, financial accounts, membership records, marriage contracts and index of social services cases.

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 minutes, which form part of the original deposit, have been catalogued as ACC/2712/ELS plus a running number. An additional deposit has been further sub-divided as follows:
Administration and finance ACC/2712/ELS/01;
Membership records ACC/2712/ELS/02;
Other records ACC/2712/ELS/03.

Conditions governing access:

Membership registers and marriage contract/ kesubah 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.

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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