the former

South Broughton Synagogue

Bury New Road, Manchester




Page created: 21 February 2017
Latest revision or update: 16 July 2017

Congregation Data


South Broughton Synagogue

Previous Name:

Broughton Synagogue (until 1920s)


Sabrina Street, Bury New Road, Manchester 8

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

Date Formed:

By 1906(i)

Current Status:

Merged in 1978 with Holy Law Hebrew Congregation to form Holy Law South Broughton Hebrew Congregation


Ashkenazi Orthodox

Local Authority:

Bury New Road 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.

Marriage Certification:

1 July 1837 - Manchester
1 January 1925 - Manchester North
1 April 1939 - Manchester

Cemetery Information:

See Manchester Jewish Cemeteries Information on Manchester Jewish Community home page

Notes & Sources ( returns to text above)

  • (i) Based upon first appearance in Jewish Year Book.


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The records in the database specifically associated with this congregation include:


South Broughton Synagogue, 1920-1938 (494 records).

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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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