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Manchester Reform Synagogue (Jackson's Row)

Manchester

 

              

         
 
 
Created: 2 March 2002
Latest update or revision: 28 December 2011

Congregation Data

Name: Manchester Reform Synagogue
Former Name: Manchester Congregation of British Jews
Address: Jackson's Row, Manchester, M2 5NH
     18 May 1952 - Consecration of site for Synagogue
     29 November 1953 - Opening of Synagogue
Previous Address: Park Place, Cheetham Hill Road, Manchester, M4
    
11 March 1857 - Foundation stone laid
     25 March 1858 - Consecration of site for Synagogue
     1 June 1941 - Synagogue destroyed in German air-raid
     1941 - 1948 - Services held at Room 35, Houldsworth Hall, 90 Deansgate, Manchester M3
     1948 - 1953 - Services held in prefabricated building on Park Place site
Current Status: Active
Date Formed: 1856
Ritual: Reform
Affiliation: A constituent of the Movement for Reform Judaism (formerly known as the Reform Synagogues of Great Britain). List of Reform Synagogues
Website: http://www.mcr-reform.org.uk.odin.webhoster.co.uk
Local Authority: The congregation is considered part of the "North Manchester" Jewish community.
It is situated in the metropolitan borough of the City of Manchester, within the metropolitan county of Greater Manchester (which no longer has any administrative powers).  (Congregations in the locality)
From 1889 to 1974, the locality was in the county borough of Manchester, geographically (though not administratively) within the County of Lancashire.
Membership Data: 1896 - 142 seatholders (Jewish Year Book 1896/1897)
1905 - 160 seatholders (Jewish Year Book 1906)
 

Other Information

  • Congregation Records:
    • Marriage Registers - Schedule of certain data extracted from the Marriage Registers, including ancillary notes.

  • Congregation History (Congregation's website)
  • Bibliography:
    • The Manchester Congregation of British Jews 1857-1957.  Rabbi P. Selvin Goldberg
      (Norbury, Lockwood & Co., 1957)

    • Manchester Jewry - A Picture history 1788-1988.  Bill Williams (1988). p. 19

    • Other Manchester sources

 

Street Directory of Congregations in Greater Manchester

List of Synagogues destroyed by German air raids during World War II

Greater Manchester Community

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