Damesek Eliezer Synagogue

(Prestwich Beth Hamedrash)

Prestwich, Greater Manchester



Created 26 August 2007
Latest revision or update: 28 December 2011

Congregation Data

Name: Damesek Eliezer Synagogue
Alternative Name: Prestwich Beth Hamedrash
Address: 74 Kings Road, Sedgley Park, Prestwich, M25 8HU
Previous Address: 64 Kings Road, Sedgley Park, Prestwich, M25 8HU
Current Status: Active
Date Formed: By 1959 (based upon appearance in Jewish Year Book)
Ritual: Ashkenazi Orthodox
Affiliation: The congregation was a constituent synagogue of the Machzikei Hadass Communities until at least 1991
Local Authority: The congregation is considered part of the "North Manchester" Jewish community.
Prestwich is situated in the extreme south of the metropolitan borough of Bury (within the metropolitan county of Greater Manchester, which no longer has any administrative powers), adjacent to the boundary with Salford.  Sedgley Park is in the south of Prestwich   (Congregations in the locality)
From 1939 until its incorporation into Bury in 1974, Prestwich was a Municipal Borough in the county of Lancashire, and prior thereto (from 1894) it was as Urban District. 

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