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Spanish & Portuguese Jews' Congregation

Categories: Community / Clubs, Religion

Countries: Portugal, Spain

Initially called 'sha'arhashamayim', the Gate of Heaven, this was the first professing Jewish community in the British Isles to be established in modern times (following the expulsion) and formed the origin of the present Jewish community of Britain as a whole. They established the first synagogue in Creechurch Lane and the first cemetery at Mile End. The Creechurch Lane building was replaced in 1701 with the present synagogue at Bevis Marks.

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
Spanish & Portuguese Jews' Congregation

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Bevis Marks - reclaimed

After some investigation we realised that this stone-work is only a few feet ...

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Bevis Marks - war memorial

Yehidim or, more usually Yehudim, comes from the Bible and means the Kingdom ...

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Spanish and Portuguese Jews - 1

This building, erected in 1912, formerly housed the Beth Holim, or hospital, ...

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This section lists the memorials created by the subject on this page:
Spanish & Portuguese Jews' Congregation

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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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Turkish baths at Imperial Hotel

Turkish baths at Imperial Hotel

The picture shows the frigidarium, with statues in niches near the tops of the columns. The Turkish baths, constructed as part of the 1913 extension to the Imperial Hotel, were the subject of an e...

Building, Architecture, Community / Clubs

1 memorial
Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings

Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings

Founded by William Morris, Philip Webb and others associated with the Pre-Raphaelites to counteract the highly destructive 'restoration' of medieval buildings being practised by many Victorian arch...

Group, Architecture, Community / Clubs, History

1 memorial
Bradley Lynch

Bradley Lynch

Cancer sufferer and fund raiser. Bradley Lynch was born on 20 March 1972, his birth being registered in the 2nd quarter of 1972 in the Stepney registration district. His mother's maiden name was Ay...

Person, Benefactor, Community / Clubs

1 memorial
Ruislip, Northwood & Eastcote Local History Society

Ruislip, Northwood & Eastcote Local History Society

A society with the aim to promote the conservation of Ruislip's heritage and to bring the history of the area to life.

Group, Community / Clubs, History

1 memorial
Disability Action Sutton

Disability Action Sutton

This group doesn't appear to exist any longer.

Group, Community / Clubs

1 memorial