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Walton-on-the-Naze is a small town and resort in North East Essex on the North Sea coast, just south of Harwich, having a population of about 12,000. It is within the local government district of Tendring in the county of Essex. Tendring was formed in 1974 by the merger of the Frinton and Walton urban district with several adjoining local authorities.
There was a Jewish community and congregation in the town, dating back to the opening there of a Jewish convalescent home, Samuel Lewis Convalescent Home, in 1910, The town had some popularity as a resort in the 1930s, with a number of Jewish guest houses, although this ended with outbreak of World War II. Although the Jewish convalescent home was re-opened after the War, it closed in 1976.
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