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1900s Name: Ovruch
1900s District: Ovruch
1900s Province: Volhynia
1900s Country: Russian Empire

Modern: Ovruch, Ukraine
Modern Ukrainian: Овруч  listen town name in ukrainian
Modern Russian: Овруч  listen town name in russian

1930s: Ovruch, Zhitomir, Ukraine SSR, Soviet Union
1950s: Ovruch, Soviet Union

Other names: Ovruch [Rus, Ukr], Owrucz [Pol], Ovrutch [Yid], Owrutsch [Ger], Ovruc

51°19'N 28°48'E Mapquest Google Maps


Community administrations, statistical data, 1841, 1842 Not assignedNot Yet Started
Statistical data of Jews, number of communities, synagogues, schools and members of communities"administrations in Vladimir, Dubno, Zhitomir Region State Archives, Izyaslav, Kovel, Kremenets, Lutsk, Novograd-Volynskiy, Ovruch, Ostrog, Rovno and Strarokonstantinov districts during 1841, 1842, Russian, CAHJP HM2/9306.2.

Administration of Kiev, Podolia and Volyn General-Governor.
TSGIAU, Central State History Archives of Ukraine, Kyiv, Fond 442, Opis 1, Delo 4027
Melamed applications & certifications Not assignedNot Yet Started
Applications and certificates on issuing permissions to melameds to teach in Jewish schools in towns and shtetls Zhitomir, Chernyakhov, Yanushpol, Chudnov, Zabrodye, Kodnya, Chervonoye, Raygorodok, Ovruch, Narodichi, Dubno, Mizoch. Lists of schoolchildren in kheders; 1845; Russian; CAHJP HM2/9342.15.
Volhyn Province Directorate of public schools, Volhyn Province Jewish Schools"Committee.
GAZhO, Zhitomir Region State Archives, Fond 71, Opis 1, Delo 733

Document and Dataset Collections

NameTime frameView
CAHJP Catalog Card, 1822-1825, Complaints re tax collectors and box tax collectors, KDRG 2261822-1825
Tax complaints in the towns of Radzivilov, Zhitomir, Zaslov, Novograd-Volyn, Ovruch, Starokonstantinov, Berdichev, Odessa and others. Documents of the Chancery of Great Duke Konstantin Pavlovich

1.Further complaint of SHVARTSAPEL, charge d"affaires of Jews, from townlet Radzivilov for assessor VISLOTSKIY, who sealed shops and demands tax collection for selling yeast, also complaints about scaleskeeper, Odessa 1st guild merchant Volf MINKUS and box tax collectors.

2. Further request of Jewish community leaders Mordukh GERTSINSHTEYN and Ios SHUKHMAN for arrears defrayment from box taxes amounts collected.

3. Interpretation of Volyn province administration for box tax and collector"s list of names.

CAHJP Catalog No. HM 3-263.02; KDRG No. 226. In Russian and Polish. CAHJP obtained the document from the Ukraine Central State Historical Archive, Kyiv, fond 444, opis 3, delo 30. KDRG has not yet obtained a copy of this document. 

For information about this collection, contact 
Ron Doctor.

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