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Coat of arms of Gmina Brójce Brätz, Brätz Stadt, Brójce. 52°19' N 15°40' E, 225.3 miles W of Warszawa.Gmina Brójce is a rural gmina (administrative district) in Łódź East County, Łódź Voivodeship in central Poland with Brojce as its seat, 11 mi SE of the regional capital Łódź. The gmina 2006 total population was 5,399. Gmina Brójce contains the villages and settlements of Brójce, Budy Wandalińskie, Bukowiec, Giemzów, Giemzówek, Karpin, Kotliny, Kurowice, Leśne Odpadki, Pałczew, Posada, Przypusta, Stefanów, Wardzyn, Wola Rakowa and Wygoda. [April 2009]

CEMETERY: The Jewish cemetery established in the mid-19th century is in the forest on the road to Stary Dwor and borders the communitycemetery. Wall fragments remain, but no gravestones. cemetery photos. [April 2009]

US Commission No. POCE000350

Alternate German name: Bratz. Brojce is in Gorzow Wlup region at 52°19N 15°41 E, about 12 km from Miedzyrzecz. The cemetery is 50 meters off the road to Stary Dwor. Present population is 1,000 to 5,000 with no Jews.

  • Town: Urzad Miasta 1 Gminy W Trzcielu. Mgr. Wladyslaw Chrostowski, Wojewodzki Konserwator Zabytkow, 66-413 Gorzow Wikp, ulica Jagiellonczyka 8, tel. 75-295. Interested: Nadlesnictwo Trzciel.
  • Regional: Panstwowa Skuzba Ochrony Zabytkow, Oddziak W Gorzowie wlup, Mgr. Jwona Drzewiecka, at the address of the local officials.

The Progressive/Reform cemetery dates from the beginning of the 19th century. Wyszanowo, about 4 km away, used this cemetery. The rural, isolated site on flat land, separate but near other cemeteries, has no sign or marker. Reached by crossing a public forest, the unlocked cemetery without caretaker is open to all via a broken masonry wall with no gate. The 0.3 ha site size is unchanged from before WWII. No stones are visible. Removed stones are found in the communal cemetery fence foundation but are unreadable. Forest District Adminstration of Trzciel owns site. Adjacent property is forest and communal cemetery. Local residents visit rarely. Inz. Henryk Grecki, 70-534 Szczecin, ulica Soktysia 3/13, tel. 377-41 visited the site on July 28, 1991 and completed the documentation on August 14, 1991.

UPDATE: Cemetery photos at http://www.kirkuty.xip.pl/brojce.htm [May 2006]

 
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