Potters Bar and Brookmans Park District Affiliated Synagogue

Potters Bar, Hertsmere, Hertfordshire




Page created: 17 August 2005
Latest revision or update: 17 January 2017

Town of Pottars Bar

The suburban town of Pottars Bar lies immediately to the north of the administrative boundary of Greater London. It is in the borough of Hertsmere, a local government district of the county of Hertfordshire, formed in 1974 and granted borough status in 1977. Prior to 1974, Potters Bar had been an urban district from 1934, originally in the county of Middlesex, but transferred to Hertfordshire in 1965.

Congregation Data


Potters Bar and Brookmans Park District Affiliated Synagogue

Former Name:

Potters Bar and District Affiliated Synagogue


Meadowcroft, Great North Road, Bell Bar (nr Potters Bar), Hatfield, Herts AL9 6DB (from about 2002)

Current Status:


Date Founded:



Orthodox - Ashkenazi


An affiliated synagogue of the United Synagogue since 1968.



Membership Data:

1968 -   20 male seatholders (United Synagogue 1870-1970)
1970 -   20 male seatholders (United Synagogue 1870-1970)


For cemeteries used by the congregation, see IAJGS Cemetery Project - Cemeteries of the United Synagogue, of which Waltham Abbey Cemetery and Bushey Cemetery are both about 10 miles away.


Potters Bar Jewish Population Data


40 families

(The Jewish Year Book 1966)



(The Jewish Year Book 1991)



(The Jewish Year Book 2007)

Jewish Congregations of Hertsmere

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