the former

Chevra Tillin Synagogue

Manchester, Greater Manchester




Page created: 23 August 2007
Latest revision or update: 16 February 2017

Congregation Data


Chevra Tillim Synagogue ("Society of Psalms")

Former Names:

Chaye Adam & Chevra Tillim Synagogue (initially from 1935 merger)

Chevra Tehillim (until 1935 merger)

Last Address:

324 Cheetham Hill Road, Manchester M8 (from about 1948(i))
(The congregation was considered part of the "North Manchester" Jewish community.)

Previous Address:

78 (and, possibly 48) Cheetham Hill Road, Manchester M8 (from at least 1935)
(Note: 78 Cheetham Hill Road was the address of Kehal Chassidim Synagogue until at least 1935)

Date Formed:

By 1858(ii)

1935 Merger:

In 1935, with Congregation, then known as the (Old) Chevra Tehillim (there was also an (New) Chevra Tillim), merged with Chaye Adam Synagogue, the merged congregation initially being named Chaye Adam & Chevra Tehillim Synagogue.

Current Status:

Merged in 1958 with other congregations to form Cheetham Hebrew Congregation


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) Based upon first appearance of address in Jewish Year Books.

  • (ii) Manchester Jewry - A Pictorial History 1799-1988 by Bill Williams, p. 19.


Congregational Records

At Manchester Register Office and Board of Deputies:

At Manchester Archives and Local Studies (ref: M408):
  • 1935-1957 - Minutes;

  • 1935-1959 - Accounts;

  • 1941-1955 - Annual statements of account;

  • no date - Valuation of contents and fixtures.

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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