BÜCKEBURG (BUECKEBURG): 31675 Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen) (Gerz, Peters).
LOCATION OF CEMETERY: Judenkirchhof at the Birkenallee close to Marienstrasse..
IN USE: From 1950 until the present.
NUMBER OF GRAVESTONES: 168.
- First mentioned in 1793 and extended in 1824, there is now no trace of an older cemetery, located south-east of Bückeburg, on the small wooded ridge of the Bückeberg, known as Harrl.
- The cemetery was vandalised in 1955, 1975 and 1992.
- The cemetery became the property of the Association of Jewish Communities in Lower Saxony in 1960.
SOURCES: University of Heidelberg and Historisches Handbuch, pages 363-372 (DNB).
(Researched and translated from German May 2009)
Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 July 2009 18:51