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International Jewish Cemetery Project - England

 

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Jewish Museum: 190 Cheetham Hill Road

"In 1794 a plot for Jewish burials was rented just outside the city." [Source: Jewish Year Book 2005]

 

Agecroft Cemetery:  Agecroft is very recent. Source: Z. Yaakov Wise, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it [February 2005]

 

Blackley Cemetery: Victoria Avenue, Blackley, Manchester M9 8JP, UK. Tel. +44 161 740 5359 or +44 161 740 2317.The contact for information about people buried there is Mr. M. Green, Secretary Central and North Manchester Synagogue, Leicester Road, Salford M7 4GP, UK. email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

Cheadle Cemetery: +44 161 428 8242

 

Collyhurst Cemetery, Thornton Road North:  From 1843 to 1851.

 

Crumpsall Cemetery, Crescent Road:  From 1880.

 

Failworth Cemetery, Cemetery Road:  From 1920.

 

Miles Platting Cemetery, Queens Rpad:  From c. 1850 to 1880.

 

Pendleton Cemetery, Brindle Heath Road, Salford:  From 1794 to 1840:"The Jewish cemetery dates back to 1794." Source: World Guide for the Jewish Traveler by Warren Freedman. NY: E .P. Dutton Inc, 1984 (initially incorrectly attributed to Agecroft Cemetery).

Manchester's first Jewish Cemetery. Prior to the purchase of this plot, Jews who died in Manchester before 1794 had to be interred in the burial grounds in Liverpool. Shemot {December 2004}

UPDATE: The 1794 cemetery is Pendleton for which I recently designed a new sign board giving a brief history of the cemetery and its associated synagogue to be erected soon. Source: Z. Yaakov Wise, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it [February 2005]

 

Phillips Park Cemetery: 0161 766 2065

 

Prestwich Village Cemetery, Bury New Road: From 1841 to 1951.

 

Rainsough Cemetery, Rainsough Brow, Preswich:  From 1923.

 

Southern Cemetery: +44 161 881 2208

 

Urmston Cemetery: +44 161 747 6724:The cemetery is in a very bad state of repair. The sexton, Paul Fenandez, does all that he can and mostly at his own expense. Josev King has offered to index the entire cemetery, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it [February 2004]

 

Whitefield Cemetery: +44 161 834 0415  Whitefield Cemetery is actually on Higher Lane, Besses-o-th'-Barn near the corner of Bury New Road. The land was bought by the Manchester Congregation of British Jews (Reform) in 1856 and the first internment was in 1857. The last burial seems to have been 1992. There is also a columbarium for the storage of cremated remains. Source: Dr Z Yaakov Wise, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it [August 2006]

 
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