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                     This web site is dedicated to the study of Jewish history and to the memory of the Jewish community in the village of Častá.



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Cseszte (Hungarian), Schattmannsdorf (German)

Lattitude 48°24' N Longitude 17°22' E


33 km NNE of Bratislava

village location
Copyright © 2012 Google

The village of Častá in the district of Pezinok is located just over 33 km from Bratislava,
 and records show Jewish families lived there from the 1700s to the 1900s.

Častá is situated between the villages of Dubová and Dolany
.

For details about Častá, the surrounding villages, and other JewishGen links:

click here. 
 


castle image

Overlooking the village of
Častá
is the medieval Red Stone (Rock) Castle (Červený Kameň)
 maintained at different times by wealthy families and the history of the Jewish families
 in this area was closely connected to the trading activities of the castle inhabitants.

Two Jewish cemeteries are located in
Častá
:
one
is adjacent to the castle, and dates from the late 1700s,
whilst the other is at the edge of the village, and dates from the 1800s to the 1900s.


cemetery adjacent to the castle

Cemetery adjacent to the castle 

cemetery at the
                        village edge

Cemetery at the edge of the village




Compiled by Jack Jellins on behalf of the Častá Village Interest Group (castavillage@ibus.org)
  consisting of Jack Jellins, Frank Feiner, Adam Herceg, and Henry Sinai.
Copyright © 2012 Jack Jellins

Last updated March 5, 2012



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