Chevra Kadisha Synagogue

Cheetham, Manchester



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Congregation Data


Chevra Kadisha Synagogue


Elizabeth Street, Cheetham, Manchester M8

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


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 in 1868 (source)

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) (source)


Ashkenazi Orthodox

Local Authority:

Cheetham is in the centre of Manchester and is now part (since 1974) of the metropolitan borough of the City of Manchester, within the metropolitan county of Greater Manchester (which no longer has any administrative powers).

From 1889 to 1974, the City of 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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