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The Towns of Amersham & Chesham
The local government District of Chiltern in the county of Buckinghamshire was formed in 1974 by the merger the Chesham Urban District and the Amersham Rural District. Amersham and Chesham are adjacent towns in the Chiltern Hills in south central England, with populations of about 17,000 and 21,000, respectively, and though some distance from London, are connected to the London Underground system.
The Chiltern Jewish Community
The first Jewish community was founded during World War II, by families evacuated from London, which lasted into the 1960's. Subsequently a Liberal congregation was established.
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