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LABBECK: 47665 North Rhine-Westphalia (now Sonsbeck) (Gerz, Peters)
Vor dem Neutor.
  • Sonsbeck (Old Cemetery): MUNICIPALITY: Sonsbeck, District of Wesel LOCATION: between the historic city walls and moat, largely built-over by houses on the Filderstrasse
    COORDINATES: Latitude: 51.611417 / Longitude: 6.374311
    IN USE: from the 18th century until 1834
    Gravestones: none
    DOCMENTATION: none
    PUBLICATIONS: - History by Pracht - Jörns 2000, page 611.
    NOTES: According to Pracht, the gravestones of this cemetery had already disappeared in the twenties of the 20th century.
    Source: http://www.uni-heidelberg.de/institute/sonst/aj/FRIEDHOF/NRW/PROJEKTE/f-nr-sz.htm#SonsbeckAlterFriedhof
    [translated from German October 2007]
  • Sonsbeck (New Cemetery): MUNICIPALITY: Sonsbeck, District of Wesel ADDRESSE: Xantener Strasse, via private footpath
    COORDINATES: Latitude: 51.614517 / Longitude: 6.377931
    IN USE: From 1844 until 1937
    GRAVESTONES: 33
    DOUMENTATION:
       1985 - 1987 by Michael Brocke (photos of all gravestones)
       1991 - 1993 by Dieter Peters (register of graves)
       1997 - 2000 by Dieter Peters (79 photos: gravestones and cemetery views
    PUBLICATIONS:
       History by Brocke 1988, page 92.
       Graves Register by Peters 1993, pages 255 - 256.
       History by Pracht - Jörns 2000, pages 611 and 634.
    Source: http://www.uni-heidelberg.de/institute/sonst/aj/FRIEDHOF/NRW/PROJEKTE/f-nr-sz.htm#SonsbeckAlterFriedhof
[translated from German October 2007]
 
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