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Medieval Cemetery: Located outside Simeonstor, no longer utilized. Used late 13th/late14 century. Visible gravestones: None. A fragment of a gravestone from 1345/47 is now in the Mindener Museum für Geschichte, Landes - und Volkskunde . The Jewish community is next to Dortmund and Munster. In the first half of the 14th century Minden kahal provided its own burial ground. [Sep 2012]
- History in Brilling 1964, p.1
- History in Brandhorst 1995, page 167
- History in splendor 1998, pp. 401, 436

CEMETERY: (Marientor) Located "In den Gärten", on the city wall of the NW Marie gate outside the city near the present-day intersection of Stiftstrasse/Immanuel roads. Used probably 1763-1816. Visible gravestones: None. After 1816, the cemetery fell victim to the fortress. According to Brandhorst, in the 18th century Minden had a second, much smaller burial ground NE of Marie gate. In 1822 that was claimed by the fortress also. [Sep 2012]
- History in Brandhorst 1995, pp. 169-170
- History in splendor 1998, pp. 401-402, 436th

Minden, Minden
CEMETERY: (Erikaweg) Located Auf den Bülten 23/​​Erikaweg. Used 1895 to date. Visible gravestones: over 100 [Sep 2012]
- Approximately 1975-2000 by Heritage Office (Photos) [Sep 2012]
- History in Westphalia-Lippe 1987, p.105
- History in Brandhorst 1995, pp. 168
- History in splendor 1998, 402, 437

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