Oxford Road Hebrew Congregation




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Congregation Data


Oxford Road Hebrew Congregation

Alternative Name:

Chorlton-on-Medlock Hebrew Congregation

(There was also a Chorlton-on-Medlock Synagogue, also known as Chorlton-on-Medlock Old Hebrew Congregation)


296 Oxford Road, Manchester, M13

Date Formed:

By 1917 (source)

Current Status:

Closed about 1963 (based upon last appearance was in Jewish Year Book 1963.)  However, last marriage in marriage register was in 1939 and marriage register was closed in 1947.


Ashkenazi Orthodox

Local Authority:

Oxford Road is part of the main southern approach to Manchester and home to Manchester University.  It is within 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.

Other Congregation Information
  • Congregation Records:

    • Marriage Registers - Schedule of certain data extracted from the Marriage Registers, including ancillary notes.


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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