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Coat of arms of Gmina Budzyń Alternate names: Budzyń [Pol], Budsin [Ger], בודזין-Hebrew. 52°53' N, 16°59' E. There are several villages named 'Budzyń' in Poland. This one is 32 miles N of Poznań (Posen), 21 miles SSE of Piła, 7 miles SSE of Chodzież. 1931 Jewish population: 21. Słownik Geograficzny Królestwa Polskiego (1880-1902), I, p. 449: "Budzyń" #2. Budzyn labor camp and more about labor camp. Budzyn is the only camp that was not liquidated. Deportation of a guard. Gmina Budzyń is a rural administrative district in Chodzież County, Greater Poland Voivodeship in west-central Poland with the village in Budzyń as gmina seat. The gmina 2006 population was 8,202. Gmina Budzyń contains the villages and settlements of Brzekiniec, Budzyń, Bukowiec, Dziewoklucz, Grabówka, Kąkolewice, Niewiemko, Nowawieś Wyszyńska, Nowe Brzeźno, Ostrówki, Podstolice, Popielno, Prosna, Sokołowo Budzyńskie, Wyszynki and Wyszyny. [April 2009]

US Commission No. POCE000425
Budzyn is located in Pila region at 52°53 17°00, 10 km from Chodziez and 50 km from Pila. Cemetery: ulica Marganinska. Present town population is 1,000-5,000 with no Jews.

  • Town: Urzad Gminy w Budzyniu.
  • Local: Roman Chwaliszewski, Wojewodzki Konserwator Zabytkow, ulica Tczewska1, 64-920 Pila, tel. 223-88.
  • Regional: Barbara Luczynska, Panstwowa Sluzba Ochrony Zabytkow Oddzial w Pile (same address?). Urzad Miasta i Gminy Budzyn. Marcu Fijalkowski, Muzeum Okregowo, 64- 920 Pila ulica Chopina 1, tel. 271-37.
The Jewish community existed since the 17th century. The Progressive/Reform cemetery was established at the beginning of the 18th century. In 1935, there were 6 Jewish families. The isolated urban flat land has no sign or marker. Reached by turning directly off a public road, access is open to all with no wall, fence, or gate. The size before WWII was 0.2 hectares. It was vandalized during WWII and not maintained since.
No gravestones survive. The property is now privately owned and contains residences (plots 34, 36, 38). Adjacent properties are housing development that reduced the size of the cemetery property since 1939. Henryk Grecki, ulica Soltysia 3/13, 70-534 Szczecin, tel. 377-41 completed survey on 10 August 1991.
 
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