Jews first settle in London, arriving with William the Conqueror from Rouen shortly after the Norman Conquest.
A Jew in London is said to have been converted at Westminster and become a monk.
Rouen pogrom brings in refugees who enlarge the London Jewry.
1096 - 1107
"Robert" another Jewish convert is recommended to the care of the Prior of Christ Church, Canterbury.
The first definite mention of a Jewry in London.
Jews of London are fined £2,000.
London Jewry is burnt out.
A pogrom, followed by fire, breaks out in the London Jewry.
Jews are expelled from the royal domain of France and some come to live in London.
The Guildford tallage on the Jews is levied, the first known in the records.
London Jews are massacred on Richard I coronation.
The king protects the Jews of London.
The whole of Anglo-Jewry is imprisoned.
A House of converts is established in Southwark.
Jews are imprisoned and taxed again.
London Jewry is sacked by the Barons during the Baron's war.
A tallage of 4,000 Marks is charged.
Another tallage of 6,000 Marks is levied.
Confiscation of synagogue in London, which is given to the Brethren of St Anthony of Vienna.
A House of Converts is established near the Jewry in London.
Two more Tallages of 18,000 marks are exacted.
Another tallage is exacted.
All Jews are taxed to a total of one third of their property.
The Parliament of the Jews is held.
Jews are taxed 20,000 Marks.
A blood libel occurs in London.
1244 - 1245
There are Jewish taxes of 20,000 marks and 60,000 Marks.
there are two more taxes of 10,000 and 5,525 Marks.
There are more taxes of 5,000 Marks of Silver and 40 of gold and a further 3,500 marks.
Jews pay a tallage of 5,000 marks to be exempted of any other tallage for nine months!
The Jews of England are sold to Earl Richard for a number of years.
Another tallage of 5,000 marks is charged.
Jews of London attacked (along with those of Northampton and Canterbury). A newly built synagogue is burnt down.
Jews of England assigned to Prince Edward.
The Jews of England are mortgaged to Earl of Cornwall.
The main London synagogue is confiscated. It is complained that the continuous wailing howling and loud lamentations are disturbing the neighbouring Friars of the Sack.
Other London synagogues are suppressed.
General expulsion of Jews form England; the end of the London Jewry.
Menasseh ben Israel arrives in London to negotiate the re-admission of the Jews to London and England.
Jewish Murranos live and worship openly in London.
The first English synagogue of the modern era is opened in London.
The king promises to protect the Jews.
The Sephardim make their constitution or Ascama.
The Court of Alderman forbids the residence in London of poor Jews.
Ashkenazi Jews first arrive in London and start a community.
The number of Jew Brokers on the London Stock Exchange limited to twelve.
Bevis Marks synagogue is built in the City of London, now the oldest synagogue in England.
There is a split in the congregation of the Great synagogue, led by Marcus Moses which eventually leads to the founding of the Hambro, synagogue.
The Hambro' congregation acquire a burial ground at Hoxton.
1721 - 1726
Marcus Moses succeeds in building a new synagogue in his garden at Magpye Alley despite sustained opposition.
The Great Synagogue is opened in London with much opposition.
The Villa Real School is founded.
There are anti-Semitic riots in London.
The Talmud Torah School established at Dukes Place, later to become the Jews Free School.
The "Jew Bill" or Jewish Naturalisation Act passed and repealed a year later.
Jewish marriages are legalised.
Board of Deputies is founded.
Dukes Place synagogue built.
Haymarket synagogue is established the first to be built outside of the City.
The first Jewish Emancipation Bill is passed.
Restriction on Jewish traders in the City lifted.
econd Jewish emancipation Bill is passed.
David Salomons is elected Sheriff of London and Middlesex.
Salomons is elected an Alderman of the City of London.
Salomons is elected first Jewish mayor of London.
Francis Goldsmid is appointed the first Jewish QC.
The Jewish Board of Guardians is founded to help increasing numbers of Jews in need.
The United Synagogue is established.
Sir George Jessel is the first Jew to be appointed a Minister of the Crown.
Jessel is appointed first Jewish Judge and Privy Councilor.
Lord Rothschild created the first Jewish Peer.
The Alien Restriction Act is passed which curtails Jewish refugee immigration.
The Second World War destroys much of the Jewish quarters of the Jewish East End. Many never return to bombed homes and businesses and move elsewhere.