Austrian Synagogue




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Congregation Data


Austrian Synagogue (formerly the Austrian Chevra)


68a Waterloo Road, Manchester M8 (from at least 1915)

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

Former Addresses:

Briddon Street, Strangeways, Manchester M3

Date Formed:

By 1905 (source)

Current Status:

Closed about 1956 (based upon entry in Marriage Register)


Ashkenazi Orthodox

Local Authority:

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).
From 1889 to 1974, Manchester was a county borough (a unitary authority), geographically (though not administratively) within the County of Lancashire.


Other Congregation Information


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

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