Watford, in the the county of Hertfordshire, is a local government district (with borough status). Until 1974, it was a municipal borough. It has a population of about 80,000 and is situated a few miles to the northeast of the administrative boundary of Greater London.
Watford Jewish Community
Although there are records of Jews living in Watford from the early nineteenth century, there were no formal congregations established until well into the twentieth century. A congregation was formed in 1918, which lasted until the mid 1920's, and several congregations were established during WWII. The present congregation was established in 1946.
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