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St Albans Jewish Community

City of St Albans

The ancient city of St Alban is in the county of Hertfordshire in southeast England about 22 miles north of London, and has a population of about 60,000.  It is part of the local government district known officially as the City and District of St Albans, which was formed in 1974 by the merger of the borough of St Albans with surrounding localities.

The St Albans Jewish Community

An organised Jewish community in St Alban dates from the mid 1930s. During WWII, the congregation increased in size with the arrival of many evacuees from heavily populated areas of Central and Eastern London.

Jewish Congregations

The following are the Jewish congregations that exist or existed in St Albans:


Registration District
(Births, Deaths & Marriages)

  • Hertfordshire (since 1 April 2008) - Register Office website

  • Previous Registration District:

    • St Albans - from 1 July 1937 to 1 April 2008

  • All registers would now be held by current office.


St Albans Jewish Cemetery Information

There is no Jewish cemetery in St. Albans.


Jewish Population Data



(The Jewish Year Book 1949)



(The Jewish Year Book 1966)



(The Jewish Year Book 1991)

Jewish Congregations in Hertfordshire

Jewish Communities of England home page



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