the former

Thornton-Cleveleys Synagogue

Cleveleys, Lancashire




Page created: 23 August 2005
Latest revision or update: 16 January 2016


The twin town of Thornton and Cleveleys, Lancashire, are situated immediately to the north of Blackpool. Although in the Fyfe peninsula, they are located in the district of Wyre. This was formed in 1974 upon the merger of a number of authorities, including the district of Thornton-Cleveleys.

Thornton-Cleveleys Jewish Community

A small Jewish community developed in Thornton and Cleveleys during World War II by evacuees from heavily populated areas, but did not survive long after end of the War.

Congregation Data


Thornton-Cleveleys Synagogue


Congregational Hall, Cleveleys

Date Formed:

Prior to 1945

Current Status:

Closed after 1947


Ashkenazi Orthodox

Blackpool, Fylde and District Jewish Community home page

Jewish Congregations in Lancashire

Jewish Communities of England home page



Explanation of Terms   |   About JCR-UK  |   JCR-UK home page

Contact JCR-UK Webmaster:

JGSGB  JewishGen

Terms and Conditions, Licenses and Restrictions for the use of this website:

This website is owned by JewishGen and the Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain. All material found herein is owned by or licensed to us. You may view, download, and print material from this site only for your own personal use. You may not post material from this site on another website without our consent. You may not transmit or distribute material from this website to others. You may not use this website or information found at this site for any commercial purpose.

Copyright © 2002 - 2019 JCR-UK. All Rights Reserved