Turya Bystra Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Zakarpattia
District
Perechyn
Settlement
Tur’ya Bystra
Site address
The cemetery site is located close to 66 Holovna Street, behind the stadium.
GPS coordinates
48.660337, 22.813096
Perimeter length
207 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
Type and height of existing fence
The cemetery is surrounded by a wooden fence with 1 metre tall concrete stanchions.
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery site is somewhat overgrown with bushes and tall grass. Clearance is required. Old fence needs to be repaired or replaced.
Number of existing gravestones
40
Date of oldest tombstone
1840
Date of newest tombstone
1934
Urgency of erecting a fence
Low
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
There is memorial dedicated to undefined burials, the ones not marked with a gravestones and there is memorial plaque over the place with buried pieces of undefined tombstones.
Drone surveys
Yes

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. Given the oldest tombstone dates to the mid 19th century, it can be assumed the cemetery was founded around that era. It first appears marked on a cadastral map from 1863.

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