the former

Rydal Mount Synagogue

Hightown, Manchester




Page created: 15 February 2017
Latest revision or update: 16 July 2017

Congregation Data


Rydal Mount Synagogue


163 Elizabeth Street, Hightown, Manchester M8

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

Date Formed:

By 1905(i)

Current Status:

Closed 1958 - one of the synagogues that merged to form Cheetham Hebrew Congregation


Ashkenazi Orthodox

Local Authority:

Hightown is in the centre of Manchester and is now 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 (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 appearance in 1906 Jewish Year Book.


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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