Cheetham Hebrew Congregation

Manchester, Greater Manchester



Created 29 August 2006
Latest revision or update: 28 December 2011

Congregation Data

Name: Cheetham Hebrew Congregation
Address: Jewish Cultural Centre, Bury Old Road, Salford, M7 4QY (from early 2000's),
previously, 453 Cheetham Hill Road, Manchester M8 9PA (foundation stone laid January 1958)
Current Status: Active

Formed in 1958 from the merger of:

Rydal Mount Synagogue
of 163 Elizabeth Street
Hightown, Manchester M8
Founded by 1905 (based upon appearance in Jewish Year Books)

Sellel & Psalms Synagogue

Chevra Tillim Synagogue
(formerly also known as
Chaye Adam & Chevra Tillim Synagogue)
Ritual: Ashkenazi Orthodox
Affiliation: A provincial synagogue under the aegis of the Chief Rabbi.
Local Authority: The congregation is considered part of the "North Manchester" Jewish community.
The congregation is in Salford, but was previously in Manchester, as were predecessor congregations.
Salford is in the metropolitan borough of the City of Salford (within the metropolitan county of Greater Manchester, which no longer has any administrative powers).  (Congregations in the localityFrom 1889 to 1974, Salford was a county borough geographically within the County of Lancashire.
Cheetham Hill, and Hightown are now in in the metropolitan borough of the City of Manchester, within the metropolitan county of Greater Manchester. (Congregations in the locality)  They were, from 1889 to 1974, in the county borough of Manchester, geographically within the County of Lancashire.

Other Information


Street Directory of Congregations in Greater Manchester

Greater Manchester Community

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