Heaton Park Hebrew Congregation

Manchester, Greater Manchester




Page created: 2 March 2002
Latest revision or update: 19 January 2017

Congregation Data


Heaton Park Hebrew Congregation


Ashdown, Middleton Road, Higher Crumpsall, Manchester M8 4JX

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

Current Status:


Date Formed:



Ashkenazi Orthodox


A provincial synagogue under the aegis of the Chief Rabbi.




Rabbi Daniel Walker - 2008 to present (February 2017)

Rev. Leslie Olsberg MBE - about 1973 to 2008

Marriage Certification:

Worship Number: 71035
Registration District: Manchester

Membership Data:

1999 - 550 members (Board of Deputies Returns)

Local Authority:

Middleton Road is in the metropolitan borough of the City of Manchester, created in 1974 (within the metropolitan county of Greater Manchester, which no longer has any administrative powers). 

From 1889 to 1974, the City of 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


Congregational Records

At Manchester Register Office:

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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