Borehamwood and Elstree Synagogue

Borehamwood, Hertsmere, Hertfordshire




Page created: 19 May 2006
Latest revision or update: 22 March 2015

Congregation Data

Current Name:

Borehamwood and Elstree Synagogue

Former Names:

Borehamwood, Elstree and Radlett Synagogue

Boreham Wood, Elstree & District Affiliated Synagogue


Croxdale Road Borehamwood, Herts WD6 4QF

Current Status:


Date Founded:



Orthodox - Ashkenazi


A constituent synagogue of the United Synagogue. Initially, from 1955, an affiliated synagogue.



Membership Data:

Number of male seat-holders: (source)

1955 -    49 male seatholders
1960 -    92 male seatholders
1970 -  165 male seatholders

Local Government Districts:

Borehamwood and Elstree are situated immediately to the north of the administrative boundary of Greater London.

They are both in the Borough of Hertsmere, a local government district of the county of Hertfordshire, formed in 1974 and granted borough status in 1977.

Prior to 1974, they were part of in the Rural District of Elstree (known as the Rural District of Barnet from 1894 to 1941) in the county of Hertfordshire.

Registration Districts:

From 1 July 1837 - Barnet
From 1 April 1965 - Elstree and Potters Bar
From 1 March 1996 - Watford
Since 1 April 2008 - Hertfordshire (which would now hold the registers)


Other Congregation Information

Hertsmere Jewish Communities home page

Jewish Congregations in Hertfordshire

Jewish Congregations in Greater London and its Outskirts

Jewish Communities of England home page

List of United Synagogue Congregations

Explanation of Terms Used




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