Loughton Synagogue

Loughton, Epping Forest, Essex




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Towns of Loughton and Chigwell

Loughton (population about 30,000) and Chigwell (population 12,000) are towns in the the county of Essex in southeast England, situated just to the north of the administrative boundary of Greater London.

Since 1974, both towns have formed part the local government district of Epping Forest. Loughton was a separate urban district from 1900 until 1933, and then it was amagamated with and became part of the urban district of Chigwell until 1974.

The Jewish Community

In addition to the Loughton Synagogue (details below), there is a United Synagogue in Chigwell.

Congregation Data


Loughton Synagogue

Former Names:

Loughton, Chigwell & District Synagogue
Loughton District Synagogue


Borders Lane, Loughton, Essex IG10 1TE

Current Status:


Date Founded:

Before 1955


Orthodox - Ashkenazi


An affiliated synagogue of the Federation of Synagogues


February 2010 - Approximately 280

Cemetery Information:

See Cemeteries of the Federation of Synagogues.

Epping Forest Communities home page

List of Federation of Synagogues congregations

Jewish Communities in Essex

Communities in Greater London and its Outskirts

Jewish Communities of England home page


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