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Wilmslow & District Jewish Community

Wilmslow, Cheshire



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Town of Wilmslow

Wilmslow (population approximately 30,000) is a town in Cheshire in north-west England, close to the border of Greater Manchester, situated on the river Bollin, a tributary of the river Mersey.  Since April 2009, it have been part of Cheshire East, a unitary authority with borough status within the now purely ceremonial county of Cheshire. From 1974 to 2009, Wilmslow was part of the local government district and borough of Macclesfield within Cheshire. Prior to 1974, Wilmslow was an urban district within the county of Cheshire.

The Jewish Community

There are records of only one Jewish congregation in Wilmslow, established, presumably by evacuees during World War II, but closed shortly following the War (apppears in 1947 Jewish Year Book).

Congregation Data


Wilmslow and District Jewish Community


Wilmslow, Cheshire


Congregation existed during 1940's

Current Status:

Closed, presuably in about 1948


Presumably Orthodox



There is no Jewish cemetery in Wilmslow.


Jewish Congregations in Cheshire

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