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[Stoczek £ukowski coat of arms] Alternate names: Stoczek Łukowski [Pol], Stochek Lukovski, Сточек-Луковски [Rus], סטוצ'ק לוקובסקי [Yid]. 51°57' N, 21°58' E, 20 miles SW of Siedlce, 20 miles W of Łuków. (12 localities in Poland are named 'Stoczek'.) 1900 Jewish population: 1,172. Gmina Stoczek Łukowski is a rural administrative district in Łuków powiat, Lublin Voivodeship in E Poland with its seat in the town of Stoczek Łukowski, although not part of the territory of the gmina. The gmina 2006 total population was 8,566. Gmina Stoczek Łukowski contains the villages and settlements of Aleksandrówka, Błażejki, Borki, Celej, Guzówka, Jagodne, Jamielne, Jamielnik-Kolonia, Januszówka, Jedlanka, Kamionka, Kapice, Kienkówka, Kisielsk, Łosiniec, Mizary, Nowa Prawda, Nowe Kobiałki, Nowy Jamielnik, Rosy, Róża Podgórna, Ruda, Stara Prawda, Stara Róża, Stare Kobiałki, Stary Jamielnik, Szyszki, Toczyska, Turzec, Wiśniówka, Wola Kisielska, Wólka Poznańska, Wólka Różańska, Zabiele and Zgórznica. [July 2009]

US Commission No. POCE000647

Stoczek Lukowski is located in Siedlechie province, 30 km from Lukow and 35 km from Siedlce. The cemetery is located outside the locality where Dwernickiego Street turns into the dirt road to Vola Kisielska. Present town population is 1,000-5,000.

  • Town: Urzad Miasta I Gminy, Pl. Kosciuszki, tel. 26.
  • Regional: Wojwodzki Konserwator Zabytkow Siedlce, ul. Zbrojna 3, tel. No. 394-58.
  • Interested: Jozef Filipdzuk and Janusz Tchorzewski, inhabitants of Stoczek Lukowski.

The cemetery is open with no caretaker. The Jewish population before WWII was under 3,000. The Jewish community dates from early 19th century. The cemetery was established in the 19th century with last known burial was during WWII. The isolated rural/agricultural hillside has no sign or marker. Reached by turning directly off a public road, access is open to all. The cemetery has very damaged wire-net fencing and no gate. The size today and before WWII was 0.7 hectare. No stones are visible. No known mass graves. Municipality owns property used for Jewish cemetery. Adjacent properties are agricultural. The cemetery was vandalized during WWII. No care or structures. Vegetation is a moderate threat.

Cezary Ostas, Siedlce, ul. Pomorska 1/68, tel. 290-95 completed survey on 17 Dec 1992 using the urban-historical study by Janusz Kubiak, Warszawa, 1969, accessible in the office of the conservator. He visited the site and interviewed Teresa Dlubinska on 7 Dec 1992.

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