the former

West Didsbury New Synagogue

Greater Manchester




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

Congregation Data


West Didsbury New Synagogue


119 Palatine Road, West Didsbury, Manchester M20

(The congregation would have been considered part of the "South Manchester" Jewish community.)

Date Formed:

By 1921(i)

Current Status:

Closed about 1929(ii)



Local Authority:

West Didsbury is 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 localities were in the county borough of Manchester, geographically (although 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 date of first marriage in the Marriage Register.

  • (ii) Based upon a memo in Marriage Register, dated 11 January 1929, stating that the West Didsbury New Synagogue had ceased to be used as a house of worship.


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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