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Sellel & Psalms Synagogue





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Latest revision or update: 2 July 2017

Congregation Data


Sellel & Psalms Synagogue


255 Waterloo Road, Hightown, Manchester M8

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

Previous Address:

14A Julia Street, Manchester  M3 (until 1940's)


Formed in 1935 by the amalgamation of:

Seleler Chevra
(also known as Silleller Chevra)
of 130 Moreton Street, Strangeways, Manchester

Chevra Tillim (New)
of 14 Julia Street, Manchester  M3
(Note; there was also an (Old) Chevra Tillim)

Founded by 1905

Founded by 1905

Current Status:

Merged in 1958 with other congregations to form Cheetham Hebrew Congregation


Ashkenazi Orthodox


Sellel & Psalms Synagogue was a constituent of the Union of Orthodox Hebrew Congregations - UOHC

Local Authority:

Strangeways and the other areas mentioned are now in the metropolitan borough of the City of Manchester, within the metropolitan county of Greater Manchester (which no longer has any administrative powers).

They were, from 1889 to 1974, in the county borough of Manchester (a unitary authority), geographically (though not administratively) within the County of Lancashire.

Cemetery Information:

For cemetery details, see Manchester Jewish Cemeteries Information on Manchester Jewish Community home page.


Congregational Records

At Manchester Register Office and Board of Deputies:

Greater Manchester Jewish Community home page

List of UOHC Congregations

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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