Sednivka Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Kirovohrad
District
Ustynivsky
Settlement
Sednivka
Site address
Cemetery does not have an address. Enter Sednivka by the road from Ustynivka. The cemetery is located on a small slope in a field 223 metres from the last crossroad at the north of the village.
GPS coordinates
47.974150, 32.445580
Perimeter length
643 metres
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
The cemetery is overgrown with seasonal vegetation.
Number of existing gravestones
No tombstones preserved.
Date of oldest tombstone
N/A
Date of newest tombstone
N/A
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
Municipality
Preserved construction on site
No
Drone surveys
Yes

Historical overview

Locals are aware that a Jewish cemetery was once located in the village, but none could give any definitive information about the site. The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. According to the Commission of the Preservation of the Jewish Heritage, the cemetery was established  in the mid 19th century. The last burial took place in the 1930s.

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