Turov, Belarus – Jewish Encyclopedia Entry

The Jewish Encyclopedia by Brockhaus and Efron mentions Turov.

Here is the original version with the English translation, courtesy of Google Translate, following it.

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Turov , town
– In the era of the Commonwealth city of Brest province, Pinsk district. According to the decision of the Lithuanian Vaad of 1623 the Turov community was part of the sphere of influence of Pinsk ” main ” Kahal. Pinsk and Bishop of Turov (and its successors ) was granted by King John III in 1695 to charge at a ceremonial entry fees from the middle class , as well as with the Jewish khans these cities. In 1765, there were 316 Jews in Turov.  – Sr : “Regesty”, II; oblastnoi Pinkos , T. I, § 89; Vil. Tsentr. Arch. , kn.[vol.] 3653 (bymagi Bershadskogo).

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Now – a town in Minsk guberniya [province], Mozyr uyezd [county]. The 1847 census ” Turov Jewish community” of 1,447 souls. According to the 1897 census pop. 4290 , including 2,253 Jews. There (1910), one private girls Hebrew School.

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