"Dabrowice" - Encyclopedia of Jewish
Communities in Poland, Volume I
(Poland)

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Translation of the "Dabrowice" chapter from
Pinkas Hakehillot Polin

Published by Yad Vashem

Published in Jerusalem


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This is a translation from: Pinkas Hakehillot: Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities, Poland,
Volume I, pages 86-87, published by Yad Vashem, Jerusalem


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(pages 86-87)

Dabrowice

(District of Kutno)

Translated by Morris Wirth

Population
YearTotalJews
1793/94 59842
18081231111
18271644115
 1857 1496162
 1921 2349184
 1.9.1939 ?About 150

Dabrowice, given town status about 1455, continued to develop in the 16th century and the beginning of the 17th century. However, the development decreased; in 1870, Dabrowice (Dombrowice) lost its town status.

In the middle of the 18th century, the ruling government wanted to stimulate growth in Dabrowice. So, the government made it easier for several Jewish families to settle there. In 1793, there were 3 Jewish butchers, one baker, 4 tailors and 2 merchants. The Jews of Dabrowice belonged to the Jewish community in Leczyca (Lenczyca).

During the Nazi occupation, the Dabrowice Jewish population was transferred to Kutno in June 1940. This took place a short time before the establishment of the ghetto in Kutno.


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