Hightown Central Synagogue

Hightown, Manchester



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Congregation Data


Hightown Central Synagogue


Elderberry Street (previously know as Elm Street, until mid/late 1950's), Hightown, Cheetham, Manchester M8

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

Former Addresses:

Previously 98 Herbert Street, Hightown, Cheetham,  Manchester M8 (until early 1930's)

Date Formed:

By 1915 (source)

Current Status:

Closed, late 1960's or in 1970 (source)


Ashkenazi Orthodox

Local Authority:

Hightown is in the centre of Manchester, in a locality which is now part 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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