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Rickmansworth & Croxley Green United Synagogue Membership Group

Rickmansworth, Three Rivers, Hertfordshire




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Rickmansworth and Croxley Green

Rickmansworth (population about 23,000) is a town in Hertfordshire situated about five miles to the west of Watford and a few miles to the northeast of the administrative boundary of Greater London. Croxley Green is a suburb of Rickansworth.

Rickmansworth is now in the Three Rivers District, a local government district in the county of Hertfordshire, formed in 1974. Until 1974, Rickmansworth was an Urban District.

Rickmansworth Jewish Community

The Jewish community in Rickmansworth and Croxley Green dates from World War II, when it was founded by families evacuated from London and organised as a United Synagogue Membership Group. It was disbanded shortly following the War.

Congregation Data


Rickmansworth & Croxley Green United Synagogue Membership Group


Old School House, Talbot Road & High Street, Rickmansworth

Formation & Affiliation:

Congregation formed as a United Synagogue Membership Group during WWII by evacuees from heavily populated areas of Central & Eastern London, and linked to the United Synagogue.


Closed (mid 1940's).

Date Formed:

About 1940


Ashkenazi Orthodox


Although Bushey United Synagogue Cemetery is only about 7 miles away, this was not established until 1947. The most likely cemetery used by members of the congregation was Willesden United Cemetery. See Cemeteries of the United Synagogue.

List of United Synagogue Membership Groups

Jewish Congregations in Hertfordshire

Jewish Communities of England home page


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