Prestwich Hebrew Congregation

Prestwich, Greater Manchester




Page created: 11 October 2007
Latest revision or update: 26 February 2017

Congregation Data


Prestwich Hebrew Congregation

Former Name:

Hilton Park Synagogue


Bury New Road, Prestwich, M25 9WN
(initially referred to as "The Shrubbery", Bury New Road)

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

Current Status:


Date Formed:

By 1933(i)

Breakaway Congregation:

The Sedgley Park Synagogue was reputedly formed as a breakaway congregation from this Congregation in the mid-1940s.


Ashkenazi Orthodox




Rabbi Dovid Eisenberg - current (February 2017)

Marriage Certification:

Group for Certification:  Board of Deputies
Registration District: Bury

Local Authority:

Prestwich is situated in the extreme south of the metropolitan borough of Bury, within the metropolitan county of Greater Manchester (which no longer has any administrative powers), adjacent to the boundary with Salford. 

From 1939, until its incorporation into Bury in 1974, Prestwich was a Municipal Borough in the county of Lancashire, and prior thereto (from 1894) it was as Urban District. 

Cemetery Information:

See Manchester Jewish Cemeteries Information on Manchester Jewish Community home page

Notes & Sources ( returns to text above)

  • (i) Based upon first appearance of address in Jewish Year Books.

Greater Manchester Jewish Community home page

Jewish Congregations in the Metropolitan Borough of Bury

Street Directory of Jewish Congregations in Greater Manchester

Jewish Communities of England home page


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