Wołyń is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Zgierz, within Zgierz powiat, Łódź Voivodeship, in central Poland, 7 km (4 mi) NE of Zgierz and 13 km (8 mi) N of the regional capital Łódź. The village population is 70. ShtetLink. [July 2009]
http://www.zolynia.org/: In SE Poland, on the road between Lancut and Lezajsk. Alternate names: Wies Zolynia, Zolynia, Zolynia Miasteczko, Zholinia, Zholin, Zolinia
cemetery description and photos [February 2003]
US Commission No. POCE000784
Located in Rzeszow St. region at 50º10 2º19, 30 km N of Rzeszow. Cemetery: Mickiewicza Str. Present population is 5000-25000 with no Jews.
The earliest known Jewish community dates from the 18th century. 1939 Jewish population was 2000. The cemetery was established in the l9th/20th century with last known Progressive/Reform Jewish burial in 1939. The cemetery is 1 km from the congregation. The isolated suburban/ rural flat land has no sign or marker. Reached by turning directly off a public road, access is open with permission with a continuous fence and locking gate. The present size is 660 m2. 1-20 gravestones date from the 20th century. [SIC: It also says that none are in the original location and none are not in the original location.] The granite finely smoothed and inscribed stones have Polish inscriptions. There are no known mass graves or structures.
Natascha Rode, 35-213 Rzeszow, at Starzynsuiego 5/29 completed survey in June 1992. She interviewed. Piotr Toker, 37-110 Zotynia, Rynek 22 and visited the site.
[UPDATE] Photos by Charles Burns [April 2016]
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