Higher Prestwich Hebrew Congregation

Prestwich, Bury, Greater Manchester




Page created: 2 March 2002
Latest revision or update: 6 March 2017

Congregation Data


Higher Prestwich Hebrew Congregation


(Highbury House) 445 Bury Old Road, Prestwich M25 1QP

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

Current Status:





Ashkenazi Orthodox

Marriage Certification:

Group for Certification:  Board of Deputies
Registration District: Bury

Local Authority:

The congregation is situated in Prestwich, close to the boundary with Salford.

Since 1974, Prestwich has been part of the metropolitan borough of Bury (within the metropolitan county of Greater Manchester, which no longer has any administrative powers).  

Previously, Prestwich was in the county of Lancashire, being organized as an urban district from 1889 to 1939, and a municipal borough from 1939 to 1974.

Cemetery Information:

Whitefield Jewish Cemetery, Old Hall Lane, is among the cemeteries used by the Congregation (since 1957).

For further cemetery information, see Manchester Jewish Cemeteries Information on Manchester Jewish Community home page

Notes & Sources ( returns to text above)

  • (i) Based upon earliest appearance in Jewish Year Books.

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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