the former

Dunstable Synagogue

Dunstable, Central Bedfordshire, Bedfordshire




Page created: 2 May 2006
Latest revision or update: 29 June 2017

Congregation Data


Dunstable Synagogue

Developed from:

Dunstable United Synagogue Membership Group


132 Luton Road, Dunstable, Bedfordshire

Local Authority:

Until 1974, Dunstable Municipal Borough, which merged with adjoining localities to form the local government district of South Bedfordshire, in the county of Berkshire.


The Congregation was formally established in about 1948, having developed from the Membership Group, which had been formed by evacuees from heavily populated areas of Central & Eastern London, during WWII, and was linked to the United Synagogue.

Current Status:

Closed 1955


Ashkenazi Orthodox


An Affiliated Synagogue of the United Synagogue from 1948

Cemetery Information:

Dunstable has no Jewish cemetery. However, see Cemeteries of the United Synagogue.


Dunstable Jewish Population Data



(The Jewish Year Book 1956)

Luton & Dunstable Jewish Community home page

List of United Synagogue Congregations (including Membership Groups)

Dunstable Medieval Jewish Community

Jewish Congregations in Bedfordshire

Jewish Communities of England home page


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