Cheetham Hebrew Congregation

Manchester, Greater Manchester



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Congregation Data


Cheetham Hebrew Congregation


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)

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

Current Status:



Formed in 1958 from the merger of:

Rydal Mount Synagogue
of 163 Elizabeth Street
Hightown, Manchester M8, 
founded in 1905 (source)

Sellel & Psalms Synagogue

Chevra Tillim Synagogue
(formerly also known as
Chaye Adam & Chevra Tillim Synagogue)


Ashkenazi Orthodox


A provincial synagogue under the aegis of the Chief Rabbi.

Local Authority:

The congregation is in the City of Salford, but was previously (Cheetham Hill) in the City of Manchester (as were predecessor congregation in Hightown).

The Cities of both Salford and Manchester are metropolitan boroughs, created in 1974, within the metropolitan county of Greater Manchester (which no longer has any administrative powers). From 1889 to 1974, Salford and Manchester were county boroughs (unitary authorities), geographically (though not administratively) within the County of Lancashire.


Other Information


Jewish Congregations in the City of Salford (metropolitan borough)

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

Explanations of Terms Used




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