Lyubar KehilaLinks



Lyubar, Ukraine

4955' N /2745' E
205 km WSW of Kyyiv, 47 miles WSW of Zhytomer,
37 miles W of Berdychiv, 17 miles SE of Polonnoye





Personal Memoirs

Historical References

Genealogy Resources

Partial List of Institutions in Ukraine and Russia Holding Documents Pertaining to Lyubar April 24, 2018

NOTE: The following is a list of records that have not been indexed and made available online. Search the JewishGen Ukraine Database for online records that have been indexed.

*If you have identified other record sets of interest, please contact ESK to add to this comprehensive list.

NEW! In 2018, Historian Deborah Glassman has translated and indexed Lyubar Voter Lists for 1906, 1907, and 1912. To purchase her books,

NEW! In 2017, I (ESK) hired the Ukrainian Bar Association for Foreign Affairs, who were exhibitors at RootsTech 2017, to search for a will or probate record. The following list of additional Lyubar records was supplied to me:

  • Lists of Homesteads, Liubar 1923 (1274 pages); 1924 (1275pages); 1925 (117 pages)
  • Lists of Land and Property Owners in Cherniahov, Liubar, Romanov, Chudnov 1924
  • Documents on Land Mortgages for House Building in Liubar 1925

NEW! In 2014, I (ESK) hired Nadia Lipes of Jewish Genealogy in Ukraine. Although she found some folks with my surnames, it was not clear if she identified other records or looked through the following known resources.

The following list was compiled in 1999 by Yulia Zeveleva, formerly of the Jewish Preservation Committee of Ukraine. Additions have been added from Miriam Weiner's Routes to Roots Foundation online database as of April 2018. Other sources were listed in "Jewish Documentary Sources in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus: A Preliminary List" edited by Dorit Sallis and Marek Web, published by the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, NY 1996.


1. Zhitomir Oblast Archive, Ukraine

  • Census: 1816; 1834; 1850; 1851; 1856; 1858; (Included in record group for Novograd Volynskiy); 1862; 1872
  • Notary records: 1889-1894 (72 books); 1903-1909 (123 books); 1914-1916 (146 books)
  • Jewish Workers: 1834; 1851; 1858; 1867 Lists of Merchants
  • Notary Records: 1889-1894; 1903-1909; 1914-1916
  • Fonds of different courts instances (private cases)
  • Materials of fiscal chamber of Volynsky Gubernia
  • Fonds of health services
  • Fonds of Magistrats, town councils and so on

2. Kiev Central Historical Archive, Ukraine

  • Office of general-governor of Kievskaya, Volynskaya and Podolskaya Gubernias (orders and reports)
  • Cases on fires and floods
  • Cases on pogroms
  • Reports of educational institutes
  • Korobochniy Sbor (taxes)

3. Central Historical Archive of Russia, St. Petersburg

  • Fonds of sinod (Jewish cases)
  • Materials on buildings and repairs
  • Materials on epidemics
  • Materials on pogroms

4. Military-Historical Archive, Moscow, Russia

  • Statistical documents on population
  • Relations between nations
  • Documents about Cantonists
  • Maps, schemes, plans of inhabits ed. Jewish places

After 1917

1. Zhitomirskiy Oblast Archive, Ukraine

  • Holocaust: 1941-1943 lists

2. Kievsky Archive of Higher Government Bodies, Ukraine

  • Documents on pogroms before 1921
  • Documents on refugees
  • Reports on famine
  • Reports on closing of synagogues

3. State Archive of Russian Federation, Moscow

  • Documents of Central Committee of Pogroms
  • Reports on famine

4. Archive in Berditchev, Ukraine

  • 1930 Restore Voting Rights - held in Berditchev, Ukraine Archives
  • Property Records


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