Jewish cemetery / Zidovsky hrbitov - Loucim, CZ
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1
N 49° 22.338 E 013° 07.606
33U E 364014 N 5470531
Quick Description: Jewish cemetery, which served from the mid-19th century (perhaps since 1842) a small local Jewish community. The last burial here took place in 1948.
Location: Plzeňský kraj, Czechia
Date Posted: 5/14/2011 12:05:46 PM
Waymark Code: WMBF8D
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Raine
Views: 53

Long Description:
A small Jewish community is documented in Loucim from the first half of the 18th century. In 1724 there lived only 3 families, in 1921 only 3 Jews. In the 19th century, this community had its own prayer room and the 19th century (perhaps since 1842) the cemetery. It was used regularly until WWII, the last burial here took place shortly after the war, in 1948. The area of 2733 m2 with 90 tombstones preserved.

Nepocetná židovská komunita je v Loucimi doložena od prvé poloviny 18. století. V roce 1724 zde žily pouhé 3 rodiny, v roce 1921 už jen 3 Židé. V 19. století mela tato komunita i vlastní modlitebnu a od poloviny 19. století (snad od roku 1842) i hrbitov. Ten byl používán pravidelne do 2. sv. války, poslední pohrby zde probehly krátce po válce, v roce 1948. Na ploše 2733 m2 se dochovalo 90 náhrobku.
Earliest Burial: 1/1/1842

Latest Burial: 1/1/1948

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