the former

Warrington Synagogue

& Jewish Community

Warrington, Cheshire




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Town of Warrington

Warrington (population about 165,000) is the largest town in Cheshire, situated on the banks of the River Mersey about 19 miles east of Liverpool and a similar distance west of Manchester.

Warrington was a county borough (formed 1900), geographically in the county of Lancashire, until 1974 when it, together a number neighbouring areas (in both Lancashire and Cheshire) were merged into the newly-formed Borough of Warrington in the county of Cheshire. In 1998 Warrington became a unitary authority, remaining within a ceremonial county of Cheshire.

Warrington Jewish Community

There was a Jewish community in Warrington in the early years of the twentieth century.

Congregation Data


Warrington Synagogue


Not known


Founded about 1902.(iv)

Date Closed:

Closed by about 1905.(v)


Ashkenazi - Orthodox


None known.


None known.

Lay Officer:

President - Z. Zarenski from about 1902 until about 1905(vi)

Registration District (BMDs):

Warrington since 1 July 1837 - Register Office website

Cemetery Details

There is no Jewish cemetery in Warrington.

Notes & Sources ( returns to text above)

  • (i) to (iii) Reserved.

  • (iv) First listed in the Jewish Year Book 1902/3.

  • (v) Last listing was in the Jewish Year Book 1904/5.

  • (vi) Listed as president of the congregation in the Jewish Year Books 1902/3 through 1904/5.

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