Yosypivka Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Kirovohrad
District
Blagoveshchensk
Settlement
Yosypivka
Site address
The cemetery is overgrown with seasonal vegetation. The locals let their cattle graze on the site.
GPS coordinates
48.25718, 30.77401
Perimeter length
284 Đ¼etres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Unfenced Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery is overgrown with seasonal vegetation. The cemetery is unfenced, and many mazevot lie toppled on the ground. Locals would like the cemetery to be recognised and protected but are unsure of the procedure. The site is used for cattle grazing.
Number of existing gravestones
Approximately 40 tombstones.
Date of oldest tombstone
1922 (The only legible matzeva).
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

According to Commission on Preservation of Jewish Heritage (KSEN), the cemetery was established in the mid 19th century. The last burials on the site took place in the 1940s.

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