Słownik Geograficzny

Słownik Geograficzny

Barglów Koscielny

Barglów Koscielny, a government owned village, and Barglów Dworny, a government-owned village and folwark [manorial farmstead], and Barglów cerkiewny, three adjoining villages in Augustów county, in the gmina and parish of the same name, on the highway from Rajgród to Augustów.


In 1827 Barglów Dworny had 31 houses and 158 inhabitants; Barglów Koscielny had 47 houses and 205 inhabitants. Today Barglów Dworny has 593 inhabitants and 61 houses; Barglów Koscielny has 445 inhabitants and 56 houses. Barglów gmina, with its office in the village of Barglów Dworny, has a population of 5,255 and an area of 16,338 mórgs. The gmina court, in district I, and the post office are in the town of Augustów 12 versts [13 km.] away; Suwałki is 40 versts [43 km.] away.


The gmina includes: Barglów-Cerkiewny, Barglów-Dworny, Barglów-Koscielny, Barglówka, Brzozówka, Czerkiesy, Gorstwiny, Jeziorski, Judziki, Kamionka-Chrustowskich, Kamionka-Dluzewskiego, Kamionka-Niedzwiedzkiego, Kamionka Nowa, Kamionka Stara, Karta, Kukowo, Labętnik village and manorial farmstead, Mamarta, Mlynek, Nowiny-barglowskie, Nowiny Stare, Orany, Piekutowo, Pienki, Pomiany village and manorial farmstead, Popowo, Próchniewo, Reszki, Rozalin, Rumejki, Solistówka, Sosnowo village and manorial farmstead, Tobylka village and manorial farmstead, Uscianki, Wilkowo, Zróbko and Zróbki.


Barglów parish, of Augustów deanery, totals 7,298 faithful. In Barglów Koscielny there is an elementary school. Also being finished there is a new stone church, built from the parishioners' contributions for a total of 50,000 silver rubles. [Br{onislaw} Ch{lebowski)].


Source: Slownik Geograficzny Królestwa Polskiego - Warsaw [1881, vol. 1, p. 108]


This translation, by William F. Hoffman, first appeared in the Fall 2002 issue of "Rodziny, The Journal of the Polish Genealogical Society of America".