Brid Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Zakarpattia
District
Irshava
Settlement
Brid
Site address
115, Tsentralna Street. The cemetery is located behind the house on 115, Tsentralna Street. Enter it through the yard of the house.
GPS coordinates
48.35983, 22.99940
Perimeter length
122 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
The cemetery is surrounded by a new concrete fence of two metres height.
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery is preserved and well-kept. The fence is in excellent condition.
Number of existing gravestones
190
Date of oldest tombstone
The oldest found 1856
Date of newest tombstone
The latest found 1901
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact date of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown, but it appears on the cadastral maps from 1865. According to dates on the gravestones found, it was functioning from the mid-19th century to the beginning of the 20th century. There is a possibility that the cemetery was functioning also after WWII.

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