Sale and District Hebrew Congregation

Sale, Greater Manchester




Page created 2 March 2002
Latest revision or update: 26 February 2017

Congregation Data


Sale and District Hebrew Congregation


Hesketh Road, Sale, Cheshire M33 5AA

Previous Address:

8 Charlton Drive, Sale, Cheshire (from at least mid-1960's until late 1960's)

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

Current Status:


Date Formed:

By 1946(i)


Ashkenazi Orthodox


A provincial synagogue under the aegis of the Chief Rabbi.

Marriage Certification:

Group for Certification:  Board of Deputies
Worship Number: 70399
Registration District: Trafford

Membership Data:

1999 - 165 members (Board of Deputies Return)

Local Authority:

The town of Sale is about 6 miles southeast of Manchester City Centre and forms the central eastern part of the metropolitan borough of Trafford. Trafford is in the metropolitan county of Greater Manchester (although the latter no longer has any administrative powers).

Until its incorporation into Trafford in 1974, Sale was in the county of Cheshire, and had the status of  a municipal borough from 1935, and was previously an urban district from 1894.

Cemetery Information:

For cemetery details, see Manchester Jewish Cemeteries Information on Manchester Jewish Community home page.

Notes & Sources ( returns to text above)

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


Congregational Records

At London Metropolitan Archives:
  • 1950-1966 -Membership lists acc/ 3121/DO2 - LMA Ref: 097

Greater Manchester Jewish Community home page

Jewish Congregations in the Metropolitan Borough of Trafford

Street Directory of Jewish Congregations in Greater Manchester

Jewish Communities of England home page


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