Aldershot Synagogue

& Jewish Community

Aldershot, Hampshire




Page created: 25 February 2006
Latest update or revision: 18 February 2013

Town of Aldershot

The town of Aldershot, in Hampshire close to the border with Surrey, is famous for its British Army base.  The town is now part of the Borough of Rushmoor, formed in 1974 as local government district within the administrative county of Hampshire, when the municipal borough of Aldershot (incorporated in 1922) was merged with Farnborough Urban District.

Aldershot Jewish Community

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The records in the database associated with Aldershot include:

1851 Anglo Jewry Database

Individuals in the 1851 Anglo Jewry Database who were living in Aldershot during the 1860s (4 records), 1870s (11 records) and 1880s (9 records).

Congregation Data


Aldershot Military Synagogue

of Badajos Barracks, previously Hospital Hill, Aldershot

Which Replaced:

Aldershot Synagogue (in about 1914)

of Barrack Road, Aldershot (temporary from about 1898, although lasted many years), previously at 49 High Street, Aldershot (although during 1870's there was a temporary synagogue at 23/24 High Street, Aldershot.)

Date Founded:


Current Status:

Closed (about 1950's)


Ashkenazi Orthodox

Membership Data:

1896 -  6 seatholders (The Jewish Year Book 1896/7)

Aldershot Jewish Population Data

- 54 (excluding soldiers) (The Jewish Year Book 1896/7)
- 32 (excluding soldiers) (The Jewish Year Book 1900/01)
- 52 (excluding soldiers) (The Jewish Year Book 1916)
- 40 (excluding soldiers) (The Jewish Year Book 1920)
- 40 (excluding soldiers) (The Jewish Year Book 1935)
- 34 (excluding soldiers) (The Jewish Year Book 1946)
- 12 (excluding soldiers) (The Jewish Year Book 1956)

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