the former

Strangeways Synagogue





Page created: 31 October 2007
Latest revision or update: 26 February 2017

Congregation Data


Strangeways Synagogue


Harris Street, Bury New Road, Manchester M8

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

Date Formed:


Current Status:

Closed after 1916(ii)


Ashkenazi Orthodox

Local Authority:

Starngeways is in the metropolitan borough of the City of Manchester, now being within the metropolitan county of Greater Manchester (which no longer has any administrative powers).

From 1889 to 1974, Manchester was a county borough (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.

Notes & Sources ( returns to text above)

  • (i) Manchester Jewry - A Picture History 1788-1988 by Bill Williams (1988). p. 25.

  • (ii) Based upon latest appearance in Jewish Year Books, but may have continued under a new name.

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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