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Coat of arms of Gmina Radzyń ChełmińskiAlternate names: Radzyń Chełmiński, Radzyń, Rehden [Ger]. 53°23' N 18°56' E, 116.4 miles NW of Warszawa. Gmina Radzyń Chełmiński is an urban-rural administrative district in Grudziądz powiat, Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship in north-central Poland with its seat is the town of Radzyń Chełmiński, 16 km (10 mi) SE of Grudziądz and 45 km (28 mi) NE of Toruń. The gmina 2006 itotal population is 4,917 (with 1,915in the town). Besides Radzyń Chełmiński, Gmina Radzyń Chełmiński contains the villages and settlements of Czeczewo, Dębieniec, Gawłowice, Gołębiewo, Gziki, Kneblowo, Mazanki, Nowy Dwór, Radzyń-Wieś, Radzyń-Wybudowanie, Rozental, Rywałd, Stara Ruda, Szumiłowo, Wymysłowo, Zakrzewo and Zielnowo. [June 2009]

 

US Commission No AS 211
The town is located in Torunskie region at 53º23E 18º56N, 60 km from Torunia. Cemetery: pzy. Tysiaclecia Street. Present population is 1,000-5,000 with fewer than 10 Jews.

  • Local: mgr. Szczepan Wtulich, Burmistz, Zam. Radzyn Chelminska, tel. 1. Przewod. Rady Miejskiej-Z. Glodyszewski.
  • Regional: mgr. Miroslaw Romaniszyn, Konserwator Wojewodski, 87-100 Torun, ul. Laziennas, tel 26692.
  • Information: Ziemowit Sl. Maslanka zm. Radzyn Chelminski.

The earliest known Jewish community was beginning of the 19th century. 1931 Jewish population was 3, with 2 in 1939. In 1858, the community was given the statute. The cemetery was established in 1853 with last Jewish burial in 1939. No other towns or villages used this unlandmarked cemetery. The isolated urban crown of a hill 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 cemetery was 0.077 ha before WWII. No stones are visible. The cemetery contains no known mass graves. The municipality owns property used for agriculture. Adjacent property is commercial or industrial and residential. It was vandalized during World War II. No maintenance. No threats are listed.

Mgr. Monena Stockia, 87-100 Torun, ul. Lyskowskiego 37E m. 185 completed survey on October 26, 1991 after visiting the site on the 23rd. Documentation: Dokumentacja PP. PK2, Torun. Ziemowit Sl. Malienka, Radzyn Chelminski was interview on Oct. 23, 1991.

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