Telzer and Kovno Synagogue




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Congregation Data


Telzer and Kovno Synagogue


Harris Street, Bury New Road, Strangeways, Manchester M8

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


Formed in 1920's from the merger of:

Kovno Synagogue
of 90 Moreton Street, Strangeways
Manchester 8

Telzer Chevra
59 Bury New Road
Manchester 8

Both formed by 1905 (source)

Current Status:

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


Ashkenazi Orthodox

Local Authority:

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).

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


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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