BLECKEDE: 21354 Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen) (Gerz, Peters).
DISTRICT: Lüneburg (Lueneburg).
LOCATION OF CEMETERY:
IN USE: From 1752 until 1935.
NUMBER OF GRAVESTONES: 36.
- 1980/82 photographs and copies with translations of inscriptions of all gravestones by Linde Weiland at the behest of the city of Uelzen.
- Complete cemeter documentation by Busch 1996, pages 266-301.
- The original cemetery area comprising about 1700 sq.yds is still in existence today. Gravestones toppled during the Nazi era were re-erected after 1945. 36 gravestones exist to date out of approximately 75 in pre Nazi era times.
- The cemetery was desecrated on three occasions during the 1980s.
SOURCES: University of Heidelberg and Historisches Handbuch, pages 215-218 (DNB).
(Researched and translated from German April 2009)