Staines and District Affiliated Synagogue

Staines, Spelthorne, Surrey




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Town of Staines

Staines lies immediately to the southwest of the administrative boundary of Greater London. It is in the borough of Spelthorne, a local government district of the county of Surrey, formed in 1974. Prior to 1974, Staines had been an urban district from 1894, originally the county of Middlesex, but transferred to Surrey in 1965 (although its postal address remained in Middlesex).

Congregation Data


Staines and District Affiliated Synagogue

Previous Name:

Staines, Egham and District Hebrew Congregation

Developed from:

Staines, Egham and District United Synagogue Membership Group


Westbrook Road, South Street, Staines TW18 4PR, Middx. (from 1976)
(formerly Tothill Street, Staines from 1953,
and prior thereto, the Jewish Institute, 2-4 High Street, Staines.)


The Congregation was formally established in about 1946, having developed from the Membership Group, which had been formed by evacuees from heavily populated areas of Central & Eastern London, during WWII.

Incorporated congregations:

Slough & Windsor Affiliated Synagogue




Ashkenazi Orthodox


An Affiliated Synagogue of the United Synagogue from 1946.

Membership Data:

1946 -    87 male seatholders (United Synagogue 1870-1970)
1952 -    90 male seatholders (United Synagogue 1870-1970)
1960 -  126 male seatholders (United Synagogue 1870-1970)
1970 -  108 male seatholders (United Synagogue 1870-1970)
2012 -  109 members (notification from the synagogue)



Cemetery Information:

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


Staines Jewish Population Data



(The Jewish Year Book 1996)



(The Jewish Year Book 1991}

List of United Synagogue Congregations (and Membership Groups)

Jewish Congregations in Surrey

Jewish Congregations in Greater London and its Outskirts

Jewish Communities of England home page



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