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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/2712/WNS
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1906-1991
Level of description: Collection
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Extent: 0.25 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Western Synagogue | 1761-1991


Administrative/Biographical history:

The Western Synagogue was an independent congregation, established in 1761. From 1957 it was situated in Crawford Street, Marylebone. It amalgamated with the Marble Arch Synagogue (founded 1954) in 1991 to form the Western Marble Arch Synagogue which is now an Associate member of the United Synagogue.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the Western Synagogue, Marylebone, consisting of registers of kethubot [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 one series: Membership (ACC/2712/WNS/01/001-005).

Conditions governing access:

Kesubah registers are closed to public inspection.

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. These registers were part of an additional deposit.

Allied Materials

Related material:

For more records of the Western Synagogue please see ACC/2911.

Publication note:

For more historical information relating to the synagogue please see JCR-UK (Jewish Communities and Records) website at March 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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