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  •  Philips Park Cemetery - Jewish section, Greater Manchester, 1. England, UK

    Manchester's first municipal public cemetery was founded in 1866. The site was divided into separate areas for different denominations, with the largest portion (8 hectares) at the western end, nearest to town and the main entrance, for the Church of England. Dissenters, or non-conformists, had the 5.5 hectare centre portion, and Roman Catholics a 3 hectare portion at the eastern end. Each portion had its own mortuary chapel, all built in the gothic revival style but to different designs. A fourth mortuary chapel and burial area, for Jews, was later added. Of the four mortuary chapels, only the Anglican chapel now remains. [Information supplied by Mike Berrell]

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    Philips Park Cemetery - Jewish section, general view
    Philips Park Cemetery - Jewish section, general view


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