Shomre Shabbas Synagogue





Created 22 November  2007
Latest revision or update: 28 December 2011

Congregation Data

Name: Shomre Shabbas Synagogue
Former Name: Chevra Shomrei Shabbas (until WWII)
Address: 73 Elizabeth Street, Cheetham, Manchester M8
Date Formed: By 1915 (based upon earliest appearance in Jewish Year Books).
Current Status: Closed mid/late 1950's (based upon latest appearance entry in Jewish Year Books)
Ritual: Ashkenazi Orthodox
Affiliation: The congregation was a constituent of the Union of Orthodox Hebrew Congregations.
(Congregations associated with the UOHC)
Local Authority: The congregation was considered part of the "North Manchester" Jewish community.
The congregation was in the centre of Manchester, which is now part of the metropolitan borough of the City of Manchester (now within the metropolitan county of Greater Manchester, which no longer has any administrative powers). (Congregations in the locality)
From 1889 to 1974, Manchester was a county borough geographically within the County of Lancashire.

Street Directory of Congregations in Greater Manchester

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