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Hertford Jewish Community

Hertford, Hertfordshire

 

 

   
 
 
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Town of Hertford

Hertford, situated on the river Lea some 20 miles north of London, is the county town of Hertfordshire, with a population of about 26,000. It was a municipal borough until 1974, when it merged with neighbouring districts to form the local government district of East Hertfordshire, remaining within the county of Hertfordshire.

Hertford Jewish Community

There is no organised Jewish community or congregation in Herfordshire, although a number of Jewish families have lived in and around the town. Furthermore, the Jewish Orphanage based in West Norwood in South London, which at the beginning of World War II had initially been evacuated to homes in Worthing, was moved after the fall of France to Hertford for the duration of the war, as it was considered that Worthing was too close to the action.

Hertford Jewish Cemetery Information

There is a small consecrated Jewish cemetery in Hertford:

  • Hertford General Cemetery, Jewish Section, Bramfield Road, SG14. A small family plot, established in 1916 by the Faudel-Phillips family. The family lived in nearby Balls Park, Mangrave Road.

(For additional details, see also IAJGS Cemeteries Project - Hertford)


Jewish Congregations in Hertfordshire

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