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Staines and District Affiliated Synagogue

Staines, Spelthorne, Surrey

 

              

         
 

Page created: 2 May 2006
Redesigned: 30 December 2011
Latest revision or update: 29 November 2014

Congregation Data

Name:

Staines and District Affiliated Synagogue

Previous Name:

Staines, Egham and District Hebrew Congregation

Developed from:

Staines, Egham and District United Synagogue Membership Group

Addresses:

Westbrook Road, South Street, Staines TW18 4PR, Middx. (from 1976)
(formerly Tothill Street, Staines from 1953,
and prior thereto, the Jewish Institute, 2-4 High Street, Staines.)

Local Authority

Staines is in the borough of Spelthorne, a local government district of the county of Surrey, formed in 1974.

Prior to 1974, Staines had been an urban district from 1894, originally the county of Middlesex, but transferred to Surrey in 1965 (although its postal address remained in Middlesex). It lies immediately to the southwest of the administrative boundary of Greater London.

Formation:

The Congregation was formally established in about 1946, having developed from the Membership Group, which had been formed by evacuees from heavily populated areas of Central & Eastern London, during WWII.

Incorporated congregations:

Slough & Windsor Affiliated Synagogue

Status:

Active

Ritual:

Ashkenazi Orthodox

Affiliation:

An Affiliated Synagogue of the United Synagogue from 1946.

Membership Data:

1946 -    87 male seatholders (United Synagogue 1870-1970)
1952 -    90 male seatholders (United Synagogue 1870-1970)
1960 -  126 male seatholders (United Synagogue 1870-1970)
1970 -  108 male seatholders (United Synagogue 1870-1970)
2012 -  109 members (notification from the synagogue)

Website:

http://www.staines-synagogue.org.uk

Jewish Population:

1965 - about 450 (Jewish Year Book 1996)
1990 - about 390 (Jewish Year Book 1991)

IAJGS Cemetery Project - Cemeteries of the United Synagogue


Jewish Congregations in Surrey

Jewish Congregations in Greater London and its Outskirts

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