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Widnes Synagogue

Widnes, Halton, Cheshire

 

              

         
 

 
Created: 4 November 2005
Latest revision or update: 17 January 2012

Widnes

The town of Widnes, close to Liverpool, was situated in the county of Lancashire, in North West England. Until 1974, it was a municipal borough, but it was then merged with areas of Cheshire to the south (across the Mersey), in particular, the urban district of Runcorn to form the district (later borough) of Halton. The whole district became part of the county of Cheshire.  In 1986, Halton became a unitary authority, but remains within the ceremonial county of Cheshire.


Widnes Jewish Community

Only one Jewish congregation, Widnes Synagogue, is known to have existed in Widnes.


Congregation Data

Name: Widnes Synagogue
Address: St. Paul's Chambers, Widnes
Current Status: Closed prior to 1934
Date Formed: Prior to 1902
Ritual: Ashkenazi Orthodox

Articles

Press Reports about the Widnes Jewish Community 1891 - 1935
 

 

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