Point Road Cemetery (Destroyed), Shanghai, China

Privacy Level: Open (White)
Date: 1940 to 1959
Location: Shanghai, Shanghai Municipality, Chinamap
Surnames/tags: Asian_Cemeteries Shanghai Jewish_Cemeteries
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Cemetery Name: Point Road Cemetery

Address: Corner of Point Road and Liping Road at the far end of the Eastern district, Yangpu. Now occupied by a parking lot.

GPS Coordinates: 31.276362, 121.559196

Estimated Burials: 834 graves

Information: The Point Road Cemetery was a Jewish Cemetery created in 1940 for the use of Central European refugees. It contained 834 graves before its closing and dismantlement in 1958-59. [1]

  1. When the Dead Go Marching In: Cemetery Relocation and Grave Migration in Modern Shanghai by Christian Henriot, From "The Chinese Deathscape: Grave Reform in Modern China" © 2019 Stanford University, accessed 13 Nov 2019 https://chinesedeathscape.supdigital.org/read/when-the-dead-go-marching-in

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