Proskurov - XXXIV-22

  • Year: 1926
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Проскуров  Khmel'nyts'kyy [Ukr], Khmelnitskiy [Rus, since 1954], Proskurov [Rus, until 1954, Yid], Chmielnicki [Pol], Chmelnitski,

Khmelnitski, Khmelnitskii, Kiemieliszki, Kimlishuk, Płoskirów, Proskurów  

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Brockhaus-Efron Jewish Encyclopedia  Proskurov (formerly Płoskirow in Polish) was a small town in the era of the Polish-Lithuanian

Commonwealth in the Podol province, district of Letychiv. According to the census of 1765, there were 750 Jews in P. and its vicinity; in

1789, Jews owned 184 houses in P.  At present (1906-13) P. is a district town of Podolsk Gubernia. According to the assessment books

of 1797 there were no Christianmerchants, 60 Jewish merchants, 492 Christian burgers, and 1,522 Jewish burgers in the district. According

to the 1847 census there were the following "Jewish communities" in the district: Proskurovskoe - consisting of 3,107 souls; Nikolaevskoe

- 1,883; Chernoostrovskoe - 1,186; Felshtenskoe- 1,369; Kuzminskoe - 550; Tarnorudskoe - 489; Satanovskoe - 4,180; Yarmolinetskoe

- 1,356; Sharovetskoe - 955. According to the census of 1897 the county had 226,000 inhabitants, including 27,000 Jews; in P. there were

22,855 inhabitants, including 11,411 Jews. Of the county settlements, in which there are at least 500 inhabitants, Jews are represented

in the greatest percentage in the following: Kuzmin - inhabitants. 2,940, including 890 Jews; Nikolaev, 3,661 and 2,189; Satanov, 4,415

and 2,848; Tarnoruda (with the suburb of Zavalle), 2,023 and 351; Felshtin, 2,002 and 1,885; Chernoostrov, 2,803 and 2,216; Sharovka,

2,079 and 753; Yarmolintsi, 5,298 and 2,633. In P. (1910) there are: a Talmud-torah, a one-class public Jewish men's school with a trade

class, a private Jewish mixed school, and three private Jewish women's colleges.


Кудринці  Kudryntsi [Ukr], Kudrintsy [Rus], Kudryńce [Pol], Kudrintz [Yid], Kudrynci  

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