Whitefield Hebrew Congregation

Whitefield, Greater Manchester



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Congregation Data


Whitefield Hebrew Congregation


Park Lane, Whitefield M45 7PB

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

Current Status:


Date Formed:

1959 - Synagogue built 1968


Ashkenazi Orthodox


A provincial synagogue under the aegis of the Chief Rabbi.



Marriage Certification:

Group for Certification:  Board of Deputies
Worship Number: 71475
Registration District: Bury

Local Authority:

Whitefield is situated in the metropolitan borough of Bury, within the metropolitan county of Greater Manchester (which no longer has any administrative powers), just to the north of Preswich. 

Until 1974, Whitefield was a Unban District in the county of Lancashire. 

Membership Data:

1999 - 1,145 members (Board of Deputies)

Other Congregation Information
  • Bibliography:


Jewish Congregations in the Metropolitan Borough of Bury

Greater Manchester Jewish Community home page

Street Directory of Jewish Congregations in Greater Manchester

Jewish Communities of England home page

Explanations of Terms Used



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