Tarnoruda Old Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Khmelnytskyy
District
Volochysk
Settlement
Tarnoruda
Site address
Tarnoruda Old Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
49.41061,26.23284
Perimeter length
343 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
Type of the fence
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Unfenced Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is severely overgrown. It requires clearing and fencing. The site is used for cattle grazing.
Number of existing gravestones
60. The preserved gravestone should be lifted and cleared for the exact dating of the cemetery.
Date of oldest tombstone
1712
Date of newest tombstone
1931
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. The oldest gravestone relates to the early 18th century, so it can be assumed that the cemetery emerged during that period. First, it appears on Russian maps of 1915 and 1917. According to locals, the cemetery was operational in the first half of the 20th century.