Damesek Eliezer Synagogue

(Prestwich Beth Hamedrash)

Prestwich, Greater Manchester




Page created: 26 August 2007
Latest revision or update: 16 February 2017

Congregation Data


Damesek Eliezer Synagogue

Alternative Name:

Prestwich Beth Hamedrash


74 Kings Road, Sedgley Park, Prestwich, M25 8HU

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

Previous Address:

64 Kings Road, Sedgley Park, Prestwich, M25 8HU

Current Status:


Date Formed:

By 1959(i)


Ashkenazi Orthodox


The congregation was a constituent synagogue of the Machzikei Hadass Communities until at least 1991

Local Authority:

Prestwich is situated in the extreme south of the metropolitan borough of Bury (within the metropolitan county of Greater Manchester, which no longer has any administrative powers), adjacent to the boundary with Salford.  Sedgley Park is in the south of Prestwich  

From 1939 until its incorporation into Bury in 1974, Prestwich was a Municipal Borough in the county of Lancashire, and prior thereto (from 1894) it was as Urban District. 

Cemetery Information:

See Manchester Jewish Cemeteries Information on Manchester Jewish Community home page

Notes & Sources ( returns to text above)

  • (i) Based upon appearance in Jewish Year Book, 1960..

Greater Manchester Jewish Community home page

Jewish Congregations in the Metropolitan Borough of Bury

Street Directory of Jewish Congregations in Greater Manchester

Jewish Communities of England home page


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