Sellel & Psalms Synagogue




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Congregation Data


Sellel & Psalms Synagogue

Previous Address:

14A Julia Street, Manchester  M3 (until 1940's)

(The congregation was considered part of the "North Manchester" Jewish community.)


Formed in 1935 by the amalgamation of:

Seleler Chevra
(also known as Silleller Chevra)
of 130 Moreton Street, Strangeways, Manchester

Chevra Tillim (New)
of 14 Julia Street, Manchester  M3
(Note; there was also an (Old) Chevra Tillim)

Founded by 1905

Founded by 1905

Current Status:

Merged in 1958 with other congregations to form Cheetham Hebrew Congregation


Ashkenazi Orthodox


Sellel & Psalms Synagogue was a constituent of the Union of Orthodox Hebrew Congregations - UOHC

Local Authority:

Strangeways and the other areas mentioned are now in the metropolitan borough of the City of Manchester, within the metropolitan county of Greater Manchester (which no longer has any administrative powers).

They were, from 1889 to 1974, in the county borough of Manchester (a unitary authority), geographically (though not administratively) within the County of Lancashire.

Other Congregation Information
  • Congregation Records:

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


Jewish Congregations in the City of Manchester (metropolitan borough)

Greater Manchester Jewish Community home page

Street Directory of Jewish Congregations in Greater Manchester

Jewish Communities of England home page

List of UOHC Congregations

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