Brisbane Synagogue

Brisbane Synagogue

Name: Brisbane Synagogue

Time: 1886 - Present

Epoch: Late 19th Century

Category: Cultural Community of Education

Institution Category: Informing

Institution Group: Public Community Education

Coordinates: -27.4733883333333, 153.027

Street Address: Brisbane Synagogue, 98 Margaret Street, Brisbane City

Suburb: Brisbane City (CBD)

Sector: Independent \'Jewish\'

Local Study Area: Spring Hill-CBD-Fortitude Valley-New Farm (Inner City)

Study Stage: MBNH Stage 9 Local Study Areas

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From 1865, the Brisbane Hebrew Congregation used a number of venues as temporary places of worship, including Samuel Davis’s ‘Aubigny’ at North Quay. The Margaret Street site was purchased by R. B. Lewin and sold to the congregation for £200. The foundation stone was laid on 7 July 1885.

Geographic Description 1: Inside The Green Belt

Geographic Description 2: Brisbane River

Geographic Description 3: Flood Plains (Major); High River Banks (still floods); Ridgeline (Slopes off Wickham Tce)


Brisbane Synagogue Website Retrieved from on 7 June 2019.

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Brisbane Synagogue. Photographer: Craig Franklin []