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St Albans Jewish Community

St Albans, Hertfordshire

 

 

 

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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

There was an earlier attemt to established a congregation in St Albans, in about 1910, which failed after a few years. The present 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:

* An active congregation.

 

Online Articles and Other Material
relating to the St Albans Jewish Community

on third party websites

 

Community Records

  • Registration District (for BMD): Hertfordshire (since 1 April 2008).

    • Previous Registration District:
        St Albans (from 1 July 1937 to 1 April 2008)

    • Any registers would now be held by current register office, which is in Hatfield.

    • Link to Register Office website

 

St Albans Jewish Cemetery Information

There is no Jewish cemetery in St. Albans.

 

St Albans Jewish Population Data

1948

400

(The Jewish Year Book 1949

1965

300

(The Jewish Year Book 1966)

1990

200

(The Jewish Year Book 1991)


Jewish Congregations in Hertfordshire

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Page created: 13 March 2006
Latest revision or update: 8 April 2021


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