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Northenden and Gatley Hebrew Congregation

Wythenshawe, Manchester




Page created: 30 October 2007
Latest revision or update: 22 February 2017

Congregation Data


Northenden and Gatley Hebrew Congregation


Sharston Hall, Altrincham Road, Wythenshawe, M22

(The congregation was considered part of the "South Manchester" Jewish community.)

Date Formed:

Late 1950s(i)

Current Status:

Closed by 1967(ii)

Local Authority:

Northenden and Wythenshawe are in 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 locality was in the county borough of Manchester, (a unitary authority) geographically (although not administratively) within the county of Lancashire.

However, Altrincham Road is close to, and extends into, Cheadle (now in the metropolitan borough of Stockport), which from 1889 to 1974 was in the urban district of Cheadle and Gateley, in the county of Cheshire. 

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.

  • (ii) Based upon latest appearance in Jewish Year Books.

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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