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Genealogical Gazetteer Of Galicia

By Brian J. Lenius Box 58 Grp.328 RR#3, Selkirk, MB, R1A 2A8

The "Expanded Data Edition" of this gazetteer includes over 14,000 place names and 22 maps, Including a map of Galicia illustrating the Administrative Districts. Intended as a reference source for all ethnic/religious groups every effort has been made to make it relevant to Jewish research.

This 345 page book also includes 22 maps and is based on 1896-1914 information.

List of 6300 communities and estates (Polish names). Includes the Administrative and Judicial Districts, current country, Land Cadastral Community, Roman Catholic parish and diocese, Greek Catholic parish and eparchy, Evangelical Lutheran/Reformed parish, Mennonite circuit, and Jewish (vital records) Registration District for each village, town, city, and estate.

List of over 3441 smaller places (hamlets, etc.) and alternate names for villages.

List of 4052 Ukrainian Place Names cross-referenced to the Polish names of communities (villages, towns, and cities) and estates. Names are given both in transliterated Ukrainian and Cyrillic form

List of German language place names and a separate list of places known to have had German inhabitants, including the 18th and 19th century German colonies, which had, Polish names.

For Jewish Researchers: Of specific interest to Jewish researchers is the name of the Land Cadastral Community. All land records and property maps were kept according to the name of this Land Cadastral Community. In many cases, the Land Cadastral Community had the same place name as the name of the political community/estate, but in many other cases more than one community/estate were grouped together into one Land Cadastral Community.

Copyright 2002 Kolbuszowa Region Research Group. All rights reserved.

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