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Wigan Synagogue

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Wigan, Greater Manchester

 

              

         
 
 
Created: 25 March 2006
Latest revision or update: 29 January 2012

Wigan

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

Congregation Data

Name: Wigan Synagogue
Address: 22 Bold Street, Wigan.  For some years, until about 1900, the were two rival congregations
Date Formed: During 1880's
Current Status: Closed.  It appears that the synagogue closed in about 1908, although details of the congregation continued to appear in the Jewish Year Book for many years thereafter.
Ritual: Ashkenazi Orthodox
 

Other Information

 

Street Directory of Congregations in Greater Manchester

Greater Manchester Community

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