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Listed by county and local authority

(The counties listed are the present administrative counties, or in the case of
unitary authorities, the ceremonial counties or metropolitan counties in which they are included.)



       Bedford (unitary borough - register office website) - Jewish Community(1,5)
              Bedford's first Jewishcongregations
              Bedford United Hebrew Congregation
       Central Bedfordshire (unitary authority - register office website)
              Biggleswade (and Shefford) - Jewish Community(3,4)
                      Biggleswade Hebrew Congregation(3)
              Dunstable-Jewish Community
                     Dunstable Synagogue
                     DunstableUnited Synagogue Membership Group
       Luton (unitary borough - register office website) - Jewish Community
              Bedfordshire Progressive Synagogue
              Luton United Synagogue 


       Reading (unitary district - register office website) - Jewish Community(1,3,5)
              Jewish Community of Berkshire
              Reading Hebrew Congregation
              Reading Liberal Jewish Community(7)
              Tilehurst United Synagogue Membership Group(7)
       Slough (unitary borough - register office website)
              Slough & Windsor Affiliated Synagogue
               Slough United Synagogue Membership Group(1,5)
       West Berkshire (unitary district - register office website)
              Newbury and District Hebrew Congregation(1,3)
       Windsor & Maidenhead (unitary borough - register office website)
              Maidenhead Hebrew Congregation(3,7)
              Maidenhead Synagogue(7)
              Windsor United Synagogue Membership Group
              Windsor & Slough United Synagogue Membership Group


BRISTOL (register office website)
       Bristol, City of (unitary authority) - Jewish Community(1,5)
              Bristol & West Progressive Jewish Congregation(7)
              Bridge Street Hebrew Congregation(7)
              Bristol Hebrew Congregation(1,2,4,5,6,7)
              Bristol Jewish Congregation(4)


BUCKINGHAMSHIRE (register office website) - unitary authority (excludes Milton Keynes)
       Amersham & Chesham - Jewish Community
              Amersham United Synagogue Membership Group(7)
              Amersham, Chesham & District Hebrew Congregation(7)
              Chesham Hebrew Congregation(7)
              New Bucks Group, Little Chalfont
              South Bucks Jewish Community(7) (Liberal)
              Beaconsfield United Synagogue Membership Group(3,7)
       Gerards Cross
              Gerrards Cross & District United Synagogue Membership Group(3,7)
              Gerrards Cross and Chalfonts Jewish Community
       High Wycombe
              High Wycombe Affiliated Synagogue
              High Wycombe United Synagogue Membership Group
       Milton Keynes (unitary borough - register office website) - Jewish Community
              Bletchley Hebrew Congregation(6,7)
              Haversham Jewish Community & Synagogue
              Milton Keynes & District Reform Synagogue(7)

CAMBRIDGESHIRE (register office website)
       Cambridge, City of (borough) - Jewish Community(1,3,5)
              Beth Shalom Reform Synagogue(4)
              Cambridge Traditional Jewish Congregation - Cambridge Synagogue
              Cambridge Progressive Jewish Society(7)
              Cambridge & Suffolk Jewish Community
              "Lyon's" Synagogue(3)
       Peterborough, City of (unitary authority - register office website) - Jewish Community(1)
              Peterborough Hebrew Congregation
              Peterborough Liberal Jewish Community
              Peterborough United Synagogue Membership Group

       Cheshire East (unitary borough - register office website)
              Macclesfield Hebrew Congregation(4,5)
              (Macclesfield United Synagogue Membership Group)
              Wilmslow and District Jewish Community
       Cheshire West and Chester (unitary borough - register office website)
              Chester Hebrew Congregation(1,3)
       Halton (unitary borough - register office website)
              Widnes Synagogue(3)


CORNWALL (unitary authority - register office website)
               Falmouth Jewish Congregation(1,4,5,6)
               Kehillat Kernow (Cornwall Community), Truro(1)
               Penzance Jewish Congregation(1,4,5,6)

CUMBRIA (register office website)
              Lancashire and Cumbria Liberal Jewish Community
       Barrow-in-Furness (borough)
               Barrow-in-Furness Synagogue(3,5,6,7)
       Copeland (district)
                Whitehaven Jewish Community(1,3,5,6)
       Eden (district)
               Penrith HebrewCongregation


       Derby, City of (unitary borough - register office website)
               Derby & Burton-on-Trent Hebrew Congregation(7)
               Derby Hebrew Congregation(3,5,7)
       High Peak (borough - register office website)
               Buxton Hebrew Congregation(1,4)

DEVON (register office website)
        Exeter, City of (city & district)
               Exeter Hebrew Congregation(1,3,4,5,6)
       North Devon (district)
              Barnstaple Synagogue(1,3)
              Ilfracombe Hebrew Congregation
       Plymouth, City of (unitary authority - register office website) - Jewish Community(1,4,5,6)
              Devonport Synagogue
              Dock Minyan
              Plymouth Hebrew Congregation(4,5,6)
       South Hams (district)
              Totnes Reform Jewish Community(1)
       Torbay (unitary borough - register office website) - Jewish Community(1,4,6)
              Paignton Hebrew Congregation
              Torquay United Hebrew Congregation


DORSET (register office website)
       Bournemouth, Christchurch & Poole (unitary authority - register office website) - Jewish Community(1,3)
              Bournemouth Hebrew Congregation(1,3,5,6,7)
              Bournemouth Masorti Community
              Bournemouth Reform Synagogue(7)
              Bournemouth Sephardi Association(7)
              Wessex Liberal Jewish Community(3)
              Chabad Lubavitch of Bournemouth(7)
       Weymouth & Portland - Jewish Community(1)


       County Durham (unitary authority - register office website)
              Bishop Auckland Synagogue(1,3,4,5,7)
              Durham Synagogue(1,3,4,5)
       Darlington (unitary borough - register office website)
              Darlington Hebrew Congregation(1,3,4,5,6,7)
       Hartlepool (unitary borough - register office website)
              West Hartlepool Hebrew Congregation(1,3,4,5)
       Stockton-on-Tees (unitary borough - register office website)
              Stockton-on-Tees Synagogue(1,3,5,6,7)

ESSEX (register office website)
       Basildon (district)
              Basildon Hebrew Congregation
       Brentwood (borough)
              Tikvah Chadasha (Shenfield & Brentwood Synagogue)
       Castle Point (borough)
              Canvey Island Chasidic Congregation
              Canvey Island Hebrew Congregation
       Chelmsford (borough)
              Chelmsford Jewish Community(1,3)
              Chelmsford Reform Synagogue Group
       Colchester (borough)
              Colchester and District Jewish Community(1)
       Epping Forest (district) - Jewish Community
              Buckhurst Hill Reform Synagogue(7)
              Chabad Lubavitch of Buckhurst Hill
              Chigwell & Hainault Synagogue
              Loughton Synagogue
       Harlow (district)
              Harlow Jewish Community(7)
       Southend-on-Sea (unitary borough - register office website) - Jewish Community(1,6)
              Southend and District Reform Synagogue(4,7)
              Southend and Westcliff Hebrew Congregation(1,7)
              Westcliff and Leigh New Hebrew Congregation
       Tendring (district)
              Walton-on-the-Naze Hebrew Congregation(3,5)

GLOUCESTERSHIRE (register office website)
              Three Counties Liberal Jewish Community(7)
       Cheltenham (borough)
              Cheltenham Hebrew Congregation(1,5)
       Gloucester, City of (city & district)
              Gloucester Old Synagogue(1,5)
       Stroud (district)
              Stroud Jewish Congregation(1,3,5,6,7)

       For all London Boroughs, see Greater London(1,3,4,5,6) section

       For all its Metropolitan Boroughs, see Greater Manchester(1,3,4,5) section

HAMPSHIRE (register office website)
       Rushmoor (borough)
              Aldershot Synagogue(1,3,5,6.7)
              Aldershot Military Synagogue(3,5,6.7)
       Basingstoke and Deane (borough)
              Basingstoke Hebrew Congregation(3)
       Portsmouth, City of (unitary authority - register office website)
              Portsmouth and Southsea Hebrew Congregation(1,4,5)
       Southampton, City of (unitary authority - register office website) - Jewish Community(1,5)
              Southampton Hebrew Congregation(1,4,5,6,7)
              South Hampshire Reform Jewish Community
       Winchester (city & district)
              Winchester Jewish Community(1)

HEREFORDSHIRE (unitary authority - register office website)
              Herefordshire Jewish Community(1)

              Three Counties Liberal Jewish Community

HERTFORDSHIRE (register office website)
       Dacorum (borough) - Jewish Community
              Berkhamsted United Synagogue Membership Group(6,7)
              Hemel Hempstead Hebrew Congregation
              Hemel Hempstead United Synagogue Membership Group
       East Hertfordshire (district)
              Hertford Jewish Community(1,4)
       Hertsmere (borough) - Jewish Community
              Borehamwood & Elstree
                     Beis Yisrael - Ner Yisrael Borehamwood(7)
                     Borehamwood & Elstree Synagogue(7)
                     Chabad of Borehamwood & Elstree(7)
                     Elstree & Borehamwood Masorti Community(7)
                     The Elstree Shteibel(4)
                     Kehillat Nashira, Borehamwood Partnership Minyan
                     The Liberal Synagogue Elstree(4,7)
                     Ohr Yisrael (Federation) Synagogue, Borehamwood(7)
                     Rambam Sephardi Synagogue, Elstree & Borehamwood(7)
              Bushey United Synagogue(1,3,4,7)
              Potters Bar and Brookmans Park United Synagogue(7)

                     Radlett Reform Synagogue(7)
                     Radlett United Synagogue(7)
              Shenley United Jewish Community(7)
       North Hertfordshire (district) - Jewish Community
                     Hitchin Hebrew Congregation
                     Yeshivas Ohr Torah, Great Offley
                     Hall Mead Synagogue, Letchworth
                     Letchworth Hebrew Congregation(4,5)
                     Letchworth Talmud Torah
                     Scouts Hill Synagogue, Letchworth
                     Simmons' Hall Synagogue, Letchworth
                     Synagogue at Girls' School, Letchworth
       St Albans (city & district) - Jewish Community
              St Albans Masorti Synagogue(7)
              St Albans United Synagogue(4,5,7)
       Stevenage (borough)
              Stevenage Liberal Synagogue
       Three Rivers (district)
              Rickmansworth & Croxley Green Utd. Synagogue Membership Group
       Watford (borough) - Jewish Community(1,3,4)
              Garston & North Watford Hebrew Congregation
              Watford & Bushey Hebrew Congregation(3,7)
              Watford & District Synagogue (3,4,7)
       Welwyn Hatfield (district)
              Reform Judaism in Welwyn & South Herts
              Welwyn Garden City Synagogue(4,5)
              Welwyn Garden City United Synagogue Membership Group

ISLE OF WIGHT (unitary authority - register office website)
              Isle of Wight Jewish Society(1)

KENT (register office website)
       Canterbury, City of (city & district)
              Canterbury and District Jewish Community(1,3,5)
       Dover (district)
              Dover Synagogue(1,3,5,6)
       Maidstone (borough) - Jewish Community(1)
              Kent Liberal Jewish Community
       Medway (unitary borough - register office website)
              Chatham Memorial Synagogue(1,4,5)
       Swale (borough)
              Sheerness Synagogue(1,5)
       Thanet (district) - Jewish Community(1)
                     Margate Hebrew Congregation(1,3,5,7)
              Ramsgate - Jewish Community(1,5)
                     Lubavitch Foundation, Ramsgate
                     Spanish & Portuguese Synagogue, Ramsgate(4,5)
                     Thanet & District Reform Synagogue(7)

LANCASHIRE (register office website)
       Blackburn with Darwen (unitary borough - register office website) - Jewish Community(1,5)
              Blackburn Hebrew Congregation(5,6,7)
              Freckleton Street Hebrew Congregation(7)
              New Hebrew Congregation(7)
       Blackpool (unitary borough - register office website) - Jewish Community(3)
              Blackpool Reform Jewish Congregation(4,7)
              Blackpool United Hebrew Congregation(3,4,7)
       Burnley (borough)
              Burnley Synagogue(3,5)
       Fylde (borough) - Jewish Community
              St. Annes Hebrew Congregation(4,7)
              St. Annes Portuguese Congregation(7)
       Lancaster (city & district)
              Lancashire and Cumbria Liberal Jewish Community
              Lancaster and Lakes Jewish Community
       Preston (city & district)
              Lancashire and Cumbria Liberal Jewish Community
              Preston Synagogue(1,5)
       Wyre (borough)
              Fleetwood Hebrew Congregation(3,7)
              Thornton-Cleveleys Synagogue(3,7)

LEICESTERSHIRE (register office website)
       Hinckley and Bosworth (borough)
              Hinckley Hebrew Congregation(3)
       Leicester, City of (unitary authority - register office website) - Jewish Community(1,2,3,5)
              Leicester Beit Hamedrash(7)
              Leicester Hebrew Congregation(2,5,7)
              Leicester Progressive Jewish Congregation(4,7)
              Leicester Reform Group

LINCOLNSHIRE (register office website)
       Boston (borough)
              Boston Hebrew Congregation(1,3,4,5,6,7)
       Lincoln (city) - Jewish Community(1)
              Lincoln Hebrew Congregation(7)
              Lincoln Independent Jewish Minyan
              Lincolnshire Jewish Community (Progressive)
       North East Lincolnshire (unitary borough - register office website) - Grimsby Jewish Community(1,3,4,5,6)
              Grimsby Hebrew Congregation(1,3,4,5,6)
              Grimsby Beth Hamedrash

       Knowsley (metropolitan borough - register office website)
              Huyton-cum-Roby Hebrew Congregation
       Liverpool, City of (metropolitan borough - register office website)
              For all Liverpool congregations, see separate Liverpool(1,3,5) section
       Sefton (metropolitan borough - register office website) - Jewish Community(1)
               Bootle Synagogue(6,7)
               Crosby and Waterloo Synagogue(6,7)
               Southport - Jewish Community(1,5)
                      Birkdale and Hillside Hebrew Congregation(7)
                      Southport & District Reform Synagogue(7)
                      Southport Hebrew Congregation(1,5,6,7)
       Wirral (metropolitan borough - register office website) - Jewish Community(1)
               Birkenhead Synagogue(1,3,6,7)
               Hoylake Hebrew Congregation(3)
               Wallasey - Jewish Community(1)
                      Seacombe Synagogue
                      Wallasey Hebrew Congregation

NORFOLK (register office website)
       Great Yarmouth (borough)
              Great Yarmouth Jewish Congregation(1,3,4,5)
       King's Lynn and West Norfolk (district) - Jewish Community(1,5)
              King's Lynn Old Jewish Congregation
              King's Lynn Hebrew Congregation
       Norwich, City of (unitary authority) - Jewish Community(1,5)
              Norwich Hebrew Congregation Synagogue
              Norwich Liberal Jewish Community(7)

       North Northamptonshire (register office website)
               Kettering United Synagogue Membership Group(7)
       West Northamptonshire (register office website)
               Northampton Hebrew Congregation

NOTTINGHAMSHIRE (register office website)
       Bassetlaw (district)
              Worksop Hebrew Congregation(1,3,5)
       Nottingham, City of (unitary authority - register office website) - Jewish Community(1,5)
              Nottingham Hebrew Congregation
              Nottingham Liberal Synagogue

OXFORDSHIRE (register office website)
       Oxford (city & district) - Jewish Community(1,3,5)
              Oxford Jewish Congregation(5)
              Oxford Masorti Group
              Oxford Progressive Jewish Group
       South Oxford (district)
              Carmel College and Synagogue, Wallingford(4,5)

SOMERSET (register office website)
       Bath and North East Somerset (unitary borough - register office website) - Jewish Community(1,5)
              Bath Hebrew Congregation
              Bath Old Synagogue
       North Somerset (unitary district - register office website)
              Weston-super-Mare Hebrew Congregation(7)
       West Somerset (district)
              Minehead Jewish Community

STAFFORDSHIRE (register office website)
       East Staffordshire (borough)
              Burton-upon-Trent Jewish Community(1,5)
       Newcastle-under-Lyme (borough)
              Stoke-on-Trent & North Staffordshire Hebrew Congregation(1,2,3,5,6)
       Stoke-on-Trent, City of (unitary authority - register office website)
              Longton Hebrew Congregation
              Stoke-on-Trent (formerly Hanley) Hebrew Congregation(1,2,3,5,6)

SUFFOLK (register office website)
       Ipswich (borough) - Jewish Community(1,5)
              Suffolk Liberal Jewish Community
              Ipswich Old Jewish Congregation

SURREY (register office website)
       Elmbridge (borough)
              Kingston Liberal Synagogue,(7) Long Ditto, Thames Ditton
              North West Surrey Synagogue,(7) Weybridge
       Epsom and Ewell (borough)
              Epsom Synagogue(3)
       Guildford (borough) - Jewish Community
              Guildford United Synagogue Membership Group
              Guildford Synagogue(5)
       Mole Valley (district)(1)
              Dorking Jewish Community Centre
       Runnymede (borough)
              Addlestone & District Jewish Congregation(3,5)
              Egham Hebrew Congregation(7)
       Spelthorne (borough)
              Staines and District (Affiliated) Synagogue(7)
              Staines, Egham and District United Synagogue Membership Group(7)
              Staines Hebrew Congregation(7)
       Woking (borough)
              Woking United Synagogue Membership Group

SUSSEX, EAST (register office website)
       Brighton and Hove (unitary borough - register office website) - Jewish Community(1,4,5)
              Brighton Hebrew Congregation (to 1874)
              Brighton & Hove Hebrew Congregation(4)
              Brighton & Hove Progressive Synagogue(7)
              Brighton & Hove Reform Synagogue(5,7)
              Hove Hebrew Congregation(4,7)
       Eastbourne (borough) - Jewish Community(6)
              Eastbourne Hebrew Congregation(6,7)
              Eastbourne Liberal Jewish Community(7)
       Hastings (borough) - Jewish Community(1)
              Hastings and District Jewish Society
              Hastings and St. Leonards Hebrew Congregation(6,7)
              St. Leonards Hastings Hebrew Congregation(3,7)

SUSSEX, WEST (register office website)
       Arun (district)
              Bognor Regis and District Hebrew Congregation
              Felpham & Middleton Hebrew Congregation(7)
       Crawley (borough)
              Crawley Progressive Jewish Community
       Mid Sussex (district)
              East Grinstead & District Jewish Community

       Worthing (borough)
              Worthing & District Hebrew Congregation

       Gateshead (metropolitan borough - register office website) - Jewish Community(1,3,5)
              Gateshead Hebrew Congregation
              Kolel Synagogue
              Redheugh Bridge Road Synagogue
       Newcastle upon Tyne, City of (metropolitan county - register office website) - Jewish Community(1,4,5)
              Charlotte Square Synagogue(4)
              Corporation Street Synagogue
              Corporation Street Synagogue
              Gosforth & Kenton Hebrew Congregation
              Jesmond Hebrew Congregation(4)
              Leazes Park Road Synagogue(4,7)
              Newcastle Beth Hamedrash(7)
              Newcastle Reform Synagogue(4,7)
              Newcastle United Hebrew Congregation(4)
              Ravensworth Terrace Synagogue(4)
              Temple Street Synagogue(4)
       North Tyneside (metropolitan borough - register office website) - Jewish Community(1)
              North Shields Synagogue(1,3,4)
              Whitley Bay Hebrew Congregation(1,4,7)
       South Tyneside (metropolitan borough - register office website)
              South Shields Hebrew Congregation(1,3,4,5,7)
       Sunderland, City of (metropolitan borough - register office website) - Jewish Community(1,5)
              Polish Synagogue
              Sunderland Beth Hamedrash(4,5)
              Sunderland Hebrew Congregation(4)
              Sunderland Yeshiva Synagogue

WARWICKSHIRE (register office website)
       Warwick (district)
              Leamington & District ProgressiveJewish Group(1)

       Birmingham, City of (metropolitan borough - register office website) - Jewish Community(1,5)
              Birmingham Hebrew Congregation (Singers Hill Synagogue)(4,5,6,7)
              Birmingham Central Synagogue(4)
              Birmingham Lubavitch Centre
              Birmingham Home for Aged Jews Synagogue
              Birmingham New Synagogue
              Birmingham Progressive Synagogue(4,7)
              Birmingham's first Jewish congregations
              Midland Reform Synagogue Movement
       Coventry, City of (metropolitan borough - register office website) - Jewish Community(1,5,6)
              Coventry Hebrew Congregation(1,6,7)
              Coventry Jewish Reform Community
       Dudley (metropolitan borough - register office website)
              Dudley Jewish Community & Hebrew Congregation(1,3,4)
       Solihull (metropolitan borough - register office website)
              Solihull & DistrictHebrew Congregation
       Walsall (metropolitan borough - register office website)
              Walsall Hebrew Congregation(1,3,5)
       Wolverhampton, City of (metropolitan borough - register office website)
              Wolverhampton Synagogue(1,3,4,5)

WILTSHIRE (register office website)
       Swindon (unitary borough - register office website) - Jewish Community(3)
              Swindon Hebrew Congregation(7)
              Swindon (Reform) Jewish Community(7)


WORCESTERSHIRE (register office website)
       Worcester (city & district)
              Worcester United Synagogue Membership Group
              Worcester Hebrew Congregation

YORKSHIRE, EAST RIDING OF (register office website)
       Hull, City of (unitary authority - register office website) - Jewish Community(1,4,5,7)
              Adelaide Street Synagogue(7)
              Central Synagogue, Hull
              Dagger Lane Synagogue
              Great Thornton Street Synagogue
              Hull Beth Hamedrash(7)
              Hull Hebrew Congregation(4,7)
              Hull Old HebrewCongregation(5)
              Ne've Shalom - Hull Reform Synagogue(4)
              New Hebrew Congregation(5,7)
              Nile Street Synagogue
              Parade Row Synagogue
              Posterngate Synagogue
              Prince Street Synagogue
              Western Synagogue, Hull(5,7)

YORKSHIRE, NORTH (register office website)
       Harrogate (district)
              Harrogate Hebrew Congregation(2,3,4)
       Middlesbrough (unitary borough - register office website)
              Middlesbrough Hebrew Congregation(1,4,5,6,7)
       York, City of (unitary authority - register office website) - Jewish Community(1,3)
              York Hebrew Congregation
              York Liberal Synagogue

       Barnsley (metropolitan borough - register office website)
              Barnsley Synagogue(3,5,7)
       Doncaster (metropolitan borough - register office website)
              Doncaster Synagogue(1,2,3,4,5,6,7)
       Sheffield, City of (metropolitan borough - register office website) - Jewish Community(1,5)
              Sheffield & District Reform Jewish Congregation
              Sheffield Central Hebrew Congregation(1)
              Sheffield Hebrew Congregation(1)
               Sheffield New Hebrew Congregation
              United Synagogue - Sheffield
              Yanashker Synagogue

       Bradford, City of (metropolitan borough - register office website) - Jewish Community(1,2,4,5)
              Bradford Hebrew Congregation(5,6,7)
              Bradford New Hebrew Orthodox Congregation(7)
              Bradford Reform Synagogue(5,6,7)
              Ilkley Hebrew Congregation(6)
       Calderdale (metropolitan borough)
              Calderdale Jewish Community Centre
              Halifax Community(3)
       Kirklees (metropolitan borough - register office website) - Jewish Community
              Dewsbury Synagogue(3,5,7)
              Huddersfield Synagogue(3,4,5,7)
       Leeds, City of (metropolitan borough)
              For all Leeds congregations, see separate Leeds(1,2,5) section

(1) Community records (as listed) in All-UK Database.

(2) Pages with their own searchable databases.

(3) Pages with press reports on the community.

(4) Pages with photographs.

(5) Pages with articles and other contributed material.

(6) Pages with browsable lists, other than ministers and/or officers.

(7) Pages with listing ministers and/or officers.


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