JCR-UK

Milton Keynes Jewish Community

Buckinghamshire

 

 

 

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Borough of Milton Keynes

Milton Keynes, a new town created in the 1960's, is about fifty miles north of central London. In 1974, the town became part of the local government district (later borough) of Milton Keynes, within the county of Buckinghamshire. The district was formed by the merger of a number of local authorities, including the urban districts of Bletchley and Newport Pagnell and the rural district of Newport Pagnell (which included the village of Haversham). In 1997, the borough of Milton Keynes became a unitary authority, remaining within the county of Buckinghamshire for ceremonial purposes.

The Milton Keynes Jewish Community

There was a medieval Jewish community in Newport Pagnell (then known simply as Newport). However, in modern times, it was not until World War II, when Jewish communities established in the area, in Bletchley and Haversham, by families evacuated from London. Subsequently a reform congregation was established in Milton Keynes.

Jewish Congregations

The following are the Jewish congregations that exist or existed in what is now the Borough of Milton Keynes:

* An active congregation.

 

Community Records

  • Registration District (for BMD): Milton Keynes (since 1 April 1985)

    • Previous Registration Districts:
         Newport Pagnell (from 1 July 1837 to 1 April 1935);
         North Bucks (from 1 April 1835 to 1 April 1985)

    • Any registers would be held by current register office.

    • Register Office website

 

Milton Keynes Jewish Cemeteries Information

There are no Jewish cemeteries in Milton Keynes.

 

Milton Keynes Jewish Population Data

1988

120

(The Jewish Year Book 1989)

1990

182

(The Jewish Year Book 1991)

2003

466

(The Jewish Year Book 2004)


Newport Medieval Jewish Community

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Page created: 1 May 2006
Latest revision or update: 28 August 2019


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