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Hightown Central Synagogue

Hightown, Manchester

 

              

         
 
 
Created: 19 October 2007
Latest update or revision: 28 December 2011

Congregation Data

Name: Hightown Central Synagogue
Address: Elderberry Street (previously know as Elm Street, until mid/late 1950's), Hightown, Cheetham, Manchester M8
Former Addresses: Previously 98 Herbert Street, Hightown, Cheetham,  Manchester M8 (until early 1930's)
Date Formed: By 1915 (based upon earliest appearance in Jewish Year Books).
Current Status: Closed (late 1960's or in 1970) (based upon latest appearance in Jewish Year Books, however, last marriage in marriage register was in 1962 and marriage register was closed in 1967)
Ritual: Ashkenazi Orthodox
Local Authority: The congregation is considered part of the "North Manchester" Jewish community.
The congregation was in 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

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