the former

Chevra Kadisha Synagogue

Cheetham, Manchester




Page created: 2 March 2002
Latest revision or update: 16 February 2017

Congregation Data


Chevra Kadisha Synagogue


Elizabeth Street, Cheetham, Manchester M8
(This had formerly been the address of the Hightown & Cracow Synagogue until that congregation merger with Chevra Kadisha Synagogue in the early/mid 1940s and became the address of the merged congregation.)

(The congregation is considered part of the "North Manchester" Jewish community.)

Former Addresses:

Clarence Street, Lower Broughton, Salford, Manchester 7 until early/mid 1940s.

Date Formed:

By 1915 (i)

Current Status:

Closed in late 1960's or in 1970 (ii)

Incorporated Congregation:

Hightown & Cracow Synagogue (in early/mid 1940s), which had earlier incorporated the Cracow Synagogue (in 1915).


Ashkenazi Orthodox

Local Authority:

Cheetham is in the centre of Manchester and is now part (since 1974) of the metropolitan borough of the City of Manchester, within the metropolitan county of Greater Manchester (which no longer has any administrative powers).

From 1889 to 1974, the City of Manchester was a county borough (a unitary authority), geographically (though not administratively) within the County of Lancashire.

Cemetery Information:

See Manchester Jewish Cemeteries Information on Manchester Jewish Community home page

Notes & Sources ( returns to text above)

  • (i) Appears in Jewish Year Book, 1916.

  • (ii) Based upon latest appearance in Jewish Year Books and entry in Marriage Registers.


Congregational Records

At Manchester Register Office and Board of Deputies:

Greater Manchester Jewish Community home page

Jewish Congregations in the City of Manchester (metropolitan borough)

Street Directory of Jewish Congregations in Greater Manchester

Jewish Communities of England home page


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