JCR-UK  

 

 

   
 


Page created: 14 March 2006
Latest update or revision: 3 December 2015

Dacorum Community
(comprising Berkhamsted and Hemel Hempstead)

Borough of Decorum

Dacorum is a local government district (with borough status since 1984) within the county of Hertfordshire, to the northeast of London. It was formed in 1974 by the merger of all or part of seven local authorities, including the municipal borough of Hemel Hempstead and the urban district of Berkhampsted. 

Among the towns that comprise Dacorum are Hemel Hempstead, designated a “New Town” in 1946 and with a current population of about 80,000; and Berkhamsted, a historic town of about 19,000 situated on the Grand Union Canal and the river Bulborne.

The Jewish Community

Although there was a medieval Jewish community in Berkhamsted, the first Jewish community in the area was founded during World War II, by families evacuated from London.  
 

Jewish Congregations

The following are the Jewish congregations that exist or existed in what is today the Borough of Decorum:

 

Dacorum Jewish Cemetery Information

There is no Jewish cemetery in the Borough of Dacorum.

 

Jewish Population Data

1990

270

(The Jewish Year Book 1991)


Berkhamsted Medieval Jewish Community
 

Jewish Congregations in Hertfordshire

Jewish Communities of England home page

 

Explanation of Terms   |   About JCR-UK  |   JCR-UK home page

Contact JCR-UK Webmaster
(Note: This is to contact JCR-UK, not the above Community or Congregation)

JGSGB  JewishGen


Terms and Conditions, Licenses and Restrictions for the use of this website:

This website is owned by JewishGen and the Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain. All material found herein is owned by or licensed to us. You may view, download, and print material from this site only for your own personal use. You may not post material from this site on another website without our consent. You may not transmit or distribute material from this website to others. You may not use this website or information found at this site for any commercial purpose.


Copyright © 2002 - 2017 JCR-UK. All Rights Reserved