Turyys’k New Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Volyn
District
Turyys’k
Settlement
Turyys’k
Site address
Turyys’k New Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
51.1168791, 24.5448035
Perimeter length
419 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Unfenced Jewish cemetery. The cemetery site is severely overgrown with trees and bushes.
Number of existing gravestones
15, although clearance may reveal additional tombstones.
Date of oldest tombstone
1916 (the oldest found by ESJF)
Date of newest tombstone
1939
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
Yes

Historical overview

The cemetery was most likely established in the late 19th or early 20th century. Given the oldest tombstone dates to 1916, it can be inferred the cemetery already existed in that era. The cemetery also appears marked on Polish maps of the region from the 1930s.