Oxford Road Hebrew Congregation





Created 31 October 2007
Latest revision or update: 28 December 2011

Congregation Data

Name: 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)
Address: 296 Oxford Road, Manchester, M13
Date Formed: By 1917 (based upon earliest entry in marriage register).
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)
Ritual: 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). (Congregations in the locality)
From 1889 to 1974, Manchester was a county borough geographically within the County of Lancashire.

Other Information
  • Congregation Records:
    • Marriage Registers - Schedule of certain data extracted from the Marriage Registers, including ancillary notes.


Street Directory of Congregations in Greater Manchester

Greater Manchester Community

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