Słownik Geograficzny

Słownik Geograficzny


1) Brzyskorzystew, it was Brzeskorzystew, in German  Birkenfelde, a village in the powiat Subinski.. [Trans. Note]: The literal translation is “Birch Fields”. It is made up of two places: 1) The village contains Catholic Church “St. Katherine of Alexandria” and its rectory. 2) Also is a settlement called Gogolka containing 10 homes, 111 inhabitants, all Catholic, 30 are illiterate.  The church is in the diocese of Kcynia.


2) A manor Farm of 3095 morgs of open land with three different manors. The manors are 1) Brzyskorzystew Folwark, 2) Marienwalde and 3) Paulshof; containing 16 houses, 293 inhabitants, 102 Protestant, 191 Catholic, 112 illiterate. There is a Post Office at Rakowie 4 km. distant and an electric railroad station at Naklo 30 km. distant. [M. St.]


Brzyskorzystewko, a Manor Farm in powiat Szubinski of 844 morgs of open land. It contains 6 homes, 119 inhabitants, 1 Protestant, 118 Catholic and 37 illiterates. A Post Office is located at Retkowo 7 km. distant and a Railroad Station at Naklo 32 km. away.


Source: Slownik Geograficzny Królestwa Polskiego - Warsaw [1880, vol. 1, p.429] 


This translation, by Jim Piechorowski, is used by permission.