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Epsom Synagogue

Epsom and Ewell, Surrey




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Town of Epsom

Epsom lies immediately to the south of the administrative boundary of Greater London. It is in the local government district and borough of Epsom and Ewell in the county of Surrey. Epsom and Ewell was a municipal borough from 1937 to 1974 and an urban district from 1894 until 1937 (known simply as Epsom until 1934). 

Jewish Community of Epsom

The Jewish community in Epsom was formed in the early 1940s, primarily by Jews evacuated from London during World War II. The community was never particularly large and began to dwindle, finlly closing in the 1990s.

Congregation Data


Epsom Synagogue

Former Name:

Epsom & District Affiliated Synagogue


Prospect Place, East Street, Epsom, Surrey - consecrated 1954
(services were formerly held at Church House, Church Street, Epsom)

Current Status:

Closed (1993)

Date Founded:



Ashkenazi Orthodox


An Affiliated Synagogue of the United Synagogue from 1952

Membership Data:

1952 -   30 male seatholders (United Synagogue 1870-1970)
1960 -   28 male seatholders (United Synagogue 1870-1970)
1970 -   21 male seatholders (United Synagogue 1870-1970)

Cemetery Information:

There is no Jewish cemetery in Epsom. For details of the cemeteries of the United Synagogue, see Cemeteries of the United Synagogue.


On-line Articles and Other Material
relating to the Epsom Jewish Community



Epsom Jewish Population Data



(Jewish Year Book 1966)

List of United Synagogue Congregations

Jewish Congregations in Surrey

Jewish Congregations in Greater London and its Outskirts

Jewish Communities of England home page



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