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Chigwell & Hainault Synagogue

Chigwell, Epping Forest, Essex

 

              

         
 

Page created: 21 May 2006
Latest revision or update: 7 July 2013

Congregation Data

Name:

Chigwell & Hainault Synagogue

Address:

Limes Avenue, Chigwell, Essex IG7 5NT

Formation & Merger:

Formed in about 1968 by the merger of the following congregations: 

Hainault & District Affiliated Synagogue
of Huntsman Road, Hainault
Formed 1951

Chigwell Synagogue
(meetings held in a house)
Formed about 1963

Current Status:

Active

Ritual:

Orthodox - Ashkenazi

Affiliation:

The Hainault synagogue and the Chigwell synagogue were affiliated synagogues of the United Synagogue from 1952 and 1965, respectively, until the merger.
Following the merger, the merged congregation continued as an affiliated synagogue of the United Synagogue, but subsequently achieved constituent synagogue status.

Local Authorities:

Chigwell is in the local government district of Epping Forest in the county of Essex, which was formed in 1974. From 1933 to 1974, Chigwell was an urban district in the county of Essex. It is situated immediately to the northeast of the administrative boundary of Greater London.

Hainault has been part of the London Borough of Redbridge since 1964 and was formerly in the county of Essex.

Website:

http://www.chigshul.net

Membership Data:

1952 -   51 male seatholders (Hainault only) (United Synagogue 1870-1970)
1960 -   55 male seatholders (Hainault only) (United Synagogue 1870-1970)
1965 -   48 male seatholders (Chigwell only) (United Synagogue 1870-1970)
1970 -  220 male seatholders (United Synagogue 1870-1970)
2006 -  about 750 members (Congregation's website)

 

Cemetery Information:

Cemeteries of the United Synagogue
 

Epping Forest Jewish Communities home page

Jewish Congregations in the London Borough of Redbridge

Jewish Congregations in Essex

Jewish Congregations in Greater London and its Outskirts

Jewish Communities of England home page

List of United Synagogue Congregations


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