London Jewish Records

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Bevis Marks Synagogue, built 1701, is the oldest synagogue in the United Kingdom.[1]

Marriages at Bevis Marks Synagogue (1766-1837) and the Great Synagogue (1791-1837) are indexed in Webb's London Marriages at British Origins ($).

Wikipedia contributors have compiled a list of London synagogues.

The Knowles Collection (available online) reconstructs the families of many historic London Jews.

GENUKI identifies several Jewish resources for London, including:

Published transcripts of records:

  • Bevis Marks Records
  • New Synagogue, London Birth Records (from FHL Film 94,668) FHL 942.1/L1 K39h
  • The Circumcision Register of Isaac and Abraham de Paiba (1715-1775) FHL 942.1/L1 K35s pt. 4



  1. Wikipedia Contributors, "Bevis Marks Synagogue," Wikipedia,, accessed 7 January 2012.