the former

Woking United Synagogue Membership Group

Woking, Surrey




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Town of Woking

Woking lies about ten miles southwest of the administrative boundary of Greater London. It forms a local government district and borough in the county of Surrey.  Until 1974, it was an urban district. 

Jewish Community of Woking

The Jewish community in Woking was formed in the early 1940s, primarily by Jews evacuated from London during World War II. It closed shorly after the end of the War.

Congregation Data


Woking United Synagogue Membership Group

Formation & Affiliation:

Congregation formed as a United Synagogue Membership Group during WWII by evacuees from heavily populated areas of Central & Eastern London, and linked to the United Synagogue.


Closed, after 1949.

Date Formed:

About 1940


Ashkenazi Orthodox

Cemetery Information:

There was no Jewish cemetery in Woking. For details of the cemeteries of the United Synagogue, see Cemeteries of the United Synagogue.

List of United Synagogue Membership Groups

Jewish Congregations in Surrey

Jewish Congregations in Greater London and its Outskirts

Jewish Communities of England home page



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