Higher Crumpsall and Higher Broughton Hebrew Congregation

Salford, Greater Manchester



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Congregation Data


Higher Crumpsall and Higher Broughton Hebrew Congregation


Bury Old Road, Salford M7 4PX

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

Current Status:



Formed in about late 1960's from the merger of:

Higher Broughton Synagogue
of Duncan Street, Salford, M7

Higher Crumpsall Hebrew Congregation
of Bury Old Road, Salford
(Built 1928-29)

Founded 1908 (source)
Founded in 1922 (source)


Ashkenazi Orthodox

Marriage Certification:

Group for Certification:  Board of Deputies
Worship Number: 65152
Registration District: Salford

Membership Data:

1999 - 300 members (source)

Local Authority:

The congregation is in the City of Salford (as were its predecessor congregations). Since 1974, the City of Salford has been a metropolitan borough within the metropolitan county of Greater Manchester (the latter no longer having any administrative powers).

From 1889 to 1974, Salford was a county borough (a unitary authority), geographically (though not administratively) within the County of Lancashire.

Other Congregation Information

  • Synagogue Records 

  • Bibliography:

    • Higher Crumpsall Synagogue - Jewish Heritage in England, An Architectural Guide. Sharman Kadish (English Heritage 2006) p151

    • Manchester Jewry - A Picture History 1788-1988.  Bill Williams (1988). pp. 57, 96

    • Other Manchester sources


Jewish Congregations in the City of Salford (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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