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Waltham Abbey is in the District of Epping Forest in the county of Essex (just to the northeast of the boundary with Greater London) and has no organised Jewish community. For information on the Jewish community and congregations elsewhere in the District of Epping Forest, see Epping Forest on JCR-UK


  • Waltham Abbey Jewish Cemetery, Upshire Hall, Skillet Hill (Honey Lane), Waltham Abbey, Essex EN9 3QT +44 1992 714492. Fax: +44 1992 650735:

The cemetery was opened in 1960 and is one of the principal cemeteries of the London-based United Synagogue.

If approaching the cemetery from M25 London Orbital motorway, take Junction 26, then east on A121 in direction of Theydon Bois. Cemetery is on right.

Contact the United Synagogue Burial Society for additional information and photos and tombstone maintenance and hours at: 020 8950 7767 and select option 2. Melvyn Hartog, Head of Burial, Tel: 020 8343 6283.   This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . [June 2011]

The United Synagogue website has a "Find a Grave" search facility (at that enables one to search for a grave at its cemeteries, including this one. The search result will generally include the date of burial, the position of the grave and a photograph of the gravestone, if available. Source: David Shulman, Webmaster JCR-UK [June 2017]

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