the former

Warsaw Synagogue

Cheetham, Manchester




Page created: 22 October 2007
Latest revision or update: 5 March 2017

Congregation Data


Warsaw Synagogue (formerly the Warsaw Chevra, prior to 1920's)


Bell Street, Hightown, Cheetham, Manchester M8

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

Former Addresses:

55 Bury New Road, Manchester (prior to 1920's)
27 Bury New Road, Manchester (early 1900s)

Date Formed:

By 1905(i)

Current Status:

Closed about 1958(ii)


Ashkenazi Orthodox

Local Authority:

The congregation was in the centre of Manchester, which is now part of the metropolitan borough of the City of Manchester, now 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:

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 last entry in marriage register.


Congregational Records

At Manchester Register Office and Board of Deputies:

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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