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Alternate names: Przyrów [Pol], Shperov, פשירוב [Yid], Pshiruv, Пширув [Rus], Psherov. 50°48' N, 19°31' E, 17 miles E of Częstochowa. 1900 Jewish population: about 800. Gmina Przyrów is a rural administrative district in Częstochowa powiat, Silesian Voivodeship in southern Poland with its seat in the village of Przyrów, 29 km (18 mi) E of Częstochowa and 72 km (45 mi) NEof the regional capital Katowice. The gmina 2006 total population is 4,122. Gmina Przyrów contains the villages and settlements of Aleksandrówka, Bolesławów, Julianka, Knieja, Kopaniny, Przyrów, Sieraków, Smyków, Stanisławów, Staropole, Sygontka, Wiercica, Wola Mokrzeska, Zalesice and Zarębice. Jews from Przyrow were deported to Treblinka. Holocaust photo.  [June 2009]

US Commission No. AS 177

Przyrow in Czestochowa Province at 50º48N 19º31E, 40 km from Czestochowa. Cemetery is on on Cmenterna Str. Population is 1000-5000 with 10-100 Jewish.

  • Town: Urzad Gminy tel. 19. Woj Konserwator Zabytkowm Aleksander Broda, 47-217 Cristochowas, ul. Domsgalski 2, tel. 49-7-45.

The Jewish community dates from 1765. 1921 Orthodox Jewish population was 802. The isolated urban flat land has no sign or marker, no wall or gate. The site can be reached by turning directly off a public road; access is open to all. No gravestones are visible. No known mass graves. The municipality owns site not in use. It is the same size as in 1939. Adjacent areas are residential. Occasionally, local residents visit. The cemetery, vandalized during World War II, is not cared for today. There are no structures or threats.

Jan Pawel Woronczak, Sandomierska Str. 21 m. 1 02-567 Warszawa, tel. 49-54-62 completed survey December 30, 1991 after a visit in 1986.

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