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High Wycombe Affiliated Synagogue

High Wycombe, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

 

              

         
 
 
Latest revision or update: 26 December 2011
 

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 (currently no synagogue building)
Current Status: Active
Date Founded: The Congregation was formally established in about 1948, having developed from the Membership Group, which had been formed by evacuees from heavily populated areas of Central & Eastern London, during WWII, and was linked to the United Synagogue.
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)


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