The Borough of Colchester
The historic town of Colchester, which styles itself as the oldest town in England, is situated in southeast England about 55 miles to the northeast of London and has a population of about 160,000. The present boundaries date back to1974, when the municipal borough of Colchester was merged with surrounding areas to form the local government district (later Borough) of Colchester within the county of Essex.
The Jewish Community
Only one Jewish congregation, known as the Colchester and District Jewish Community, is known to have existed in Colchester in modern times, although there was a medieval Jewish community.
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