Hackney: Islam

A History of the County of Middlesex: Volume 10, Hackney. Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 1995.

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ISLAM

No. 82 Forburg Rd. opened for worship 1974 by Naquibul Islam soc., trust formed 1973, closed 1978 on opening of North London mosque at no. 70 Cazenove Rd. (fn. 1)

Sufis worshipped at an unnamed terrace house in Hackney in 1981. (fn. 2)

Turkish mosque reg. in former Stoke Newington synagogue, Shacklewell Lane, 1981. (fn. 3) Central dome added by 1987.

Medina mosque reg. at no. 2A Lea Bridge Rd. 1984. (fn. 4) Red-brick bldg. with domes and minarets erected by 1991.

Aziziye mosque reg. at nos. 117-19 Stoke Newington Rd. 1986. Bldg., former Apollo cinema in Stoke Newington parish and serving much of Hackney, refurbished with marble-like facing and two gilded domes. (fn. 5)

Footnotes

  • 1. G.R.O. Worship Reg. no. 75345; Char. Com. files; inf. from sec.
  • 2. Hackney Gaz. 2 Jan. 1981, 12.
  • 3. Ibid. 26 Aug. 1981, 8.
  • 4. G.R.O. Worship Reg. no. 76718.
  • 5. Ibid. no. 77130; Char. Com. files; V.C.H. Mdx. viii. 177; Hackney Gaz. (1864-1989 anniv. suppl.), 21.