Stockport Hebrew Congregation

Stockport, Greater Manchester



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Stockport was a county borough in Cheshire, just to the southeast of Manchester. In 1974, it merged with adjoining areas (all of which had been in Cheshire) to form the Metropolitan Borough of Stockport within new Metropolitan County of Greater Manchester. Stockport became a unitary authority in 1986 when Greater Manchester lost its administrative status, becoming purely a ceremonial county.

Congregation Data


Stockport Hebrew Congregation


211 Chestergate, Stockport

Date Formed:



Early 1970's


Ashkenazi Orthodox

Stockport Jewish Population Data

1934 - 280  (The Jewish Year Book 1935)

1945 - 350  (The Jewish Year Book 1945-6)

1951 - 400  (The Jewish Year Book 1952)

1955 - 300  (The Jewish Year Book 1956)

1965 - 220  (The Jewish Year Book 1966)

Other Communal or Congregation Information

Press Reports about the Stockport Jewish Community 1891-1925

Local Research Libraries, Bibliography and other Sources 


Jewish Congregations in the Metropolitan Borough of Stockport

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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