Basildon Hebrew Congregation

Basildon, Essex




Page created: 14 March 2006
Latest revision or update: 11 March 2013

Town of Basildon

Basildon, designated a “New Town” in 1949, is in southeast England about 25 miles northeast of London, with a population of about 120,000.  It is a local government district of the county of Essex, formed in 1974 but based primarily on the area formerly covered by Basildon Urban District.

The following was the only Jewish congregation in town:

Congregation Data


Basildon Hebrew Congregation (also known as Basildon Synagogue)


"Whiteway", Basildon Road, Laindon, Basildon, Essex

Current Status:

Closed - merged with Southend and Westcliff Hebrew Congregation in about 1994 (Last appearance was in Jewish Year Book 1994)

Date Founded:



Ashkenazi Orthodox

Jewish Population Data

1965 -
1990 -
2000 -
2005 -

(Jewish Year Book 1966)
(Jewish Year Book 1991)
(Jewish Year Book 2001)
(Jewish Year Book 2006)

Other  Basildon Jewish Information

Cemetery Information - IAJGS Cemetery Project

Jewish Congregations in Essex

Jewish Communities of England home page

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