Khudlyovo Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Zakarpattia
District
Uzhhorod
Settlement
Khudlyovo
Site address
Khudlyovo Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.58587, 22.47027
Perimeter length
Perimeter marked on 1863 cadastral map – 295 meters. This part of the cemetery was totally destroyed. The preserved tombstones are located out of this perimeter, at the area, which presumably was a new part of the cemetery. If this assumption is correct, the total estimated perimeter is around 480 meters.
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Unfenced Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is not in use today.
Number of existing gravestones
3
Date of oldest tombstone
1895
Date of newest tombstone
1939
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

Presumably, the Jewish cemetery in Khudlyovo was established in the early or mid 19th century. It appears on the cadastral map of 1863. The cemetery was used presumably until WWII, the latest preserved gravestone dates to 1939. A large part of the cemetery was demolished in the 1980s while the road to Uzhhorod was constructed through the cemetery site.

Jews are believed to have arrived in the area of Khudlyovo during the 19th century. In 1851, the Jewish population of the town numbered 23. In 1880 there were 244 Jews living in Khudlyovo. In 1921, during the Czechoslovakian period, the Jewish population decreased to 187. No Jews live in the town today.