CZERSK POMORSKI: Bydgoszcz Print

Coat of arms of CzerskCzersk, Heiderode [WWII], Czersk Pomorski, 53°48' N 17°59' E, 164.7 miles NW of Warszawa.Czersk is a town in northern Poland in Chojnice County, Pomeranian Voivodeship. Local industries include timber processing mills, brick factory, paper plant, woving plant, furniture, metallurgy an agricultural equipment factory , brewery, large trout farm, and food processing. Gmina Czersk is an urban-rural administrative district in Chojnice County in which Czersk is the seat and contains the villages and settlements of Badzianko, Bagna, Będźmierowice, Bielawy, Błoto, Brda, Budziska, Bukowa Góra, Cegielnia, Czerska Struga, Dąbki, Duża Klonia, Duże Wędoły, Gartki, Gotelp, Gutowiec, Jeziórko, Kaliska, Kameron, Kamionka, Karolewo, Kęsza, Klaskawa, Kłodnia, Klonowice, Konewki, Konigort, Konigórtek, Koślinka, Kosowa Niwa, Koszary, Krzyż, Kurcze, Kurkowo, Kwieki, Łąg, Łąg-Kolonia, Lipki, Listewka, Łubna, Łukowo, Lutom, Lutomski Most, Mała Klonia, Malachin, Małe Wędoły, Młynki, Modrzejewo, Mokre, Mosna, Nieżurawa, Nowa Juńcza, Nowe Prusy, Nowy Młyn, Odry, Olszyny, Ostrowite, Ostrowy, Płecno, Pod Łąg, Pod Łubnę, Polana, Przyjaźnia, Pustki, Rówki, Rytel, Rytel-Zarzecze, Sienica, Stara Juńcza, Stare Prusy, Stodółki, Struga, Suszek, Szałamaje, Szary Kierz, Szyszkowiec, Twarożnica, Uboga, Uroża, Ustronie, Wądoły-Łąg, Wandowo, Wędowo, Wieck, Wojtal, Zapędowo, Zapora, Zawada, Złe Mięso, Złotowo and Żukowo. town photos. [April 2009]

US Commission No. POCE000593

Cemetery: ul. Piaskowa. 1992 population: 5,000-25,000 with no Jews.

  • Local: Local commune council administration.
  • Regional: mgr. Olga Romanowska-Grabowska, Panstwowa Sluzba Ochrony Zabytkow.

The earliest known Jewish community was 18th century. In 1921, 7 Jews lived here. The Jewish cemetery dates from 1900. The isolated urban flat land has no sign or marker. Reached by turning directly off a public road, access is open with permission with no wall or gate. The size of cemetery before WWII and now is 0.50 hectares. There are no gravestones, structures, or known mass graves. Municipality owns property used for industrial or commercial use. Properties adjacent are commercial or industrial. The cemetery is visited rarely. The cemetery was vandalized during World War II with no maintenance. Existing incompatible nearby development is a moderate threat.

Magdalena Grabowska, ul. Sanatoryjna 40, Bydgoszcz, Tel: 277335 completed survey on 30/10/1992. Documentation: the cemetery card WKZ Bydgoszcz. She visited the site in October 1992.

Last Updated on Monday, 20 April 2009 10:39