Hlodosy Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Kirovohrad
District
Novoukrainsky
Settlement
Hlodosy
Site address
Starting at 41 Kalinin Street (headquarters of the local council) proceed south 270 metres , turn right, walk a further 110 metres , then turn left and continue for 1.2 kilometres. From here, turn right, carry on for a further 160 metres beofre turning left and walking 500 metres. The cemetery can be found to the left.
GPS coordinates
48.44329, 31.32412
Perimeter length
409 мetres
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Demolished Jewish cemetery that has not been built over
General site condition
Demolished, used for agricultural purposes.
Number of existing gravestones
N/A
Date of oldest tombstone
N/A
Date of newest tombstone
N/A
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Private
Preserved construction on site
No
Drone surveys
Yes

Historical overview

It is known from historical records that the cemetery existed in 1910. According to local testimony, it was demolished in the early 1970s and the stones were used for construction. It can be found marked on a map of the region from 1941.

Hlodosy (also known as Gladossy and Suhoy Tashlyk) was established around 1750 by military colonists from Moldavia, who named it Suhoy Tashlyk. In 1784 the settlement was renamed Hlodosy.
From 1802, the region belonged to the Kherson Governorate (Khersonskaya gubernia).
In 1896, a Jewish prayer house existed in the town. In 1897, the Jewish population numbered around 350 people, at the time the town had a population of more than 10 thousand.
In 1910, there were 420 Jewish residents as well as a synagogue and a Jewish cemetery. By 1939 only 32 Jewish residents remained.
The Jewish cemetery of Hlodosy is totally demolished.

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