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High Wycombe Affiliated Synagogue

High Wycombe, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

 

              

         
 
 
Page created: 15 March 2006
Latest revision or update: 9 November 2014

High Wycombe

High Wycombe, is a town in Buckinghamshire in south central England about 25 miles west of London, with a population of about 120,000.   It is part of the local government district of Wycombe, formed in 1974 by the merger the municipal borough of High Wycombe with adjoining areas.


Congregation Data

Name:

High Wycombe Affiliated Synagogue

Alternative Name:

High Wycombe Hebrew Congregation

Developed from:

High Wycombe United Synagogue Membership Group

Address:

7 Queen Square, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire (currently no synagogue building)

Current Status:

Active

Date Founded:

The Congregation was formally established in about 1948, having developed from a United Synagogue Membership Group, which had been formed by evacuees from heavily populated areas of Central & Eastern London, during WWII.

Ritual:

Ashkenazi Orthodox

Affiliation:

An Affiliated Synagogue of the United Synagogue from 1948.

Membership Data:

1948 -   68 male seatholders (United Synagogue 1870-1970)
1950 -   57 male seatholders (United Synagogue 1870-1970)
1960 -   30 male seatholders (United Synagogue 1870-1970)
1970 -   42 male seatholders (United Synagogue 1870-1970)


Jewish Population Data

1948
1965
1990
2005  
200
60
100
35

(The Jewish Year Book 1949)
(The Jewish Year Book 1966)
(The Jewish Year Book 1991)
(The Jewish Year Book 2006)


Other High Wycombe Jewish Information

 

Jewish Congregations in Buckinghamshire

Jewish Communities of England home page

List of United Synagogue Congregations


Explanation of Terms Used
 

 

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