Manchester Jewish History Walk

Thanks to Chorlton Good Neighbours for their blog about the Manchester Jewish History Walk with Bill Williams, historian and life president of the Manchester Jewish Museum.

Chorlton Good Neighbours

Manchester Jewish History Walk, Thurs Aug 29th 2013
12 of us from the Chorlton Good neighbours History Group talk a walk down Cheetham Hill Road led by Bill Williams, to discover the history of the Jewish community in Manchester. Starting outside Chethams school of music, in Long Millgate and ending at the Jewish History museum

history walk 001 Bill started the walk outside Chethams Music School and on the spot at 144 Long Millgate where stood the Nathan Brother’s house, one of the first places where the itinerant Jewish pedlars first settled in Manchester

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This an old photo of the Nathan Brother’s house, taken later when this part of central Manchester became known as Poet’s Corner. The X on the top right of this postcard was marked by a son of one of the Nathan brothers to show which one was their house

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Oy Chee and Carolyn sit on a big chair outside…

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