Building    From 1657  To 1701

First synagogue after resettlement

Categories: Religion

Building

A house in Creechurch Lane was converted to a synagogue for the Sephardi Jews (Spanish and Portuguese) which opened in 1657. This was enlarged but the increase in numbers quickly made a purpose-built synagogue necessary and it opened in Bevis Marks in 1699.
Meanwhile the Great Synagogue was built in Duke's Place in 1690.

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First synagogue after resettlement

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First synagogue after resettlement

Sure looks like a City of London plaque but the text around the edge is diffe...

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Church of the Assumption & St Gregory

Church of the Assumption & St Gregory

The last remaining 'embassy chapel' as explained at Caroline's Miscellany and at Ian Visits.  Built in the early 18th century.  Following damage in the Gordon Riots this was rebuilt in 1790.

Place, Religion

1 memorial
St Mildred's Church, Bread Street
1 memorial
Dr. Jabez Bunting

Dr. Jabez Bunting

Leading Wesleyan Methodist. Born Manchester. Arrived in London in 1803. Regarded as the second founder of Methodism after John Wesley.

Person, Religion

1 memorial
Loyal Temperance Legion

Loyal Temperance Legion

The children's branch of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union, and still active in 2008 - we found the pledge with a link to join: "The Pledge: That I may give my best service to home and country...

Group, Children, Food & Drink, Religion

1 memorial
John Patteson

John Patteson

Instituted as Rector of Christ Church Spitalfields on 15 Feb 1856 and still there in 1867. Not to be confused with John Coleridge Patteson, Bishop of Melanesia (1827 – 1871). Our colleague Andrew ...

Person, Religion

1 memorial