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Chevra Kadisha Synagogue

Cheetham, Manchester

 

              

         
 
 
Created 2 March 2002
Latest revision or update: 28 December 2011

Congregation Data

Name:

Chevra Kadisha Synagogue

Address:

Elizabeth Street, Cheetham, Manchester M8

Formation:

Formed in early/mid 1940's by the merger of:

Chevra Kadisha Synagogue
of Clarence Street, Lower Broughton, Salford
Manchester 7

Hightown and Cracow Synagogue
of 64 Elizabeth Street, Cheetham,
Manchester 8

Formed by 1915 by merger of

Hightown Synagogue
of 64 Elizabeth Street, Cheetham, Manchester 8
(formerly of Bell Street, Hightown, Manchester 8
until at least 1905
)

Cracow Synagogue
previosly known as Cracow Chevra

Formed by 1915

Founded by 1896

 Founded 1868 (1)

Unless otherwise stated, all the above dates of formation are based upon appearances in Jewish Year Books

Current Status:

Closed (late 1960's or in 1970) (based upon latest appearance in Jewish Year Books and entry in Marriage Registers)

Ritual:

Ashkenazi Orthodox

Local Authority:

The congregation is considered part of the "North Manchester" Jewish community.
The congregation was in Cheetham 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.



Other Information
 
 

Street Directory of Congregations in Greater Manchester

Greater Manchester Community

Explanations of Terms Used

 

 


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