Bedevlya Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Zakarpattia
District
Tiachiv
Settlement
Bedevlya
Site address
Bedevlya Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.01091, 23.65796
Perimeter length
187 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
Fencing installed by ESJF (July 2016).
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is severely overgrown. It requires clearing. The metal mesh fence was cut off on the side opposite to the gates. Locals are passing through the cemetery to their houses.
Number of existing gravestones
100
Date of oldest tombstone
1840
Date of newest tombstone
1942
Urgency of erecting a fence
Medium
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
Yes

Historical overview

The period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. First, it appears on a cadastral map of 1863, but the earliest preserved tombstone relates to the first half of the 19th century. The fence was installed by ESJF in August 2016.