Note that in the breakdown by province, the number for Wa, Warsaw, always comes first -- unless no one by the particular surname in question lived in Warsaw province. Any province with no citizens by the name in question is simply omitted. You get this: Jaworski: The data after that is a breakdown of where those Jaworskis lived by province.
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Sebastian Lubomirski castellan of Wojnicz Wojnicz is one of the oldest urban settlements in southern Lesser Poland. In the 12th century, Wojnicz became a castellany , part of the Dunajec river fortification system and received Market rights.
Between the late 12th-century and , 67 noblemen held the office of Castellan of Wojnicz. It was first recorded as a town, with a defensive wall in In , the town was badly affected by a fire. It remained one of major urban centres of Lesser Poland, and on 13 September Queen Jadwiga of Poland came on a visit. In , a collegiate school was opened, and the parish church was rebuilt in Gothic style. Twenty years later, the town was once again affected by fire.
In , a bridge over the Dunajec river was built. In , the first Craft guild was founded. In the town was recorded as having a town hall with a bell and clock-tower. On 3 October , it was the scene of the Battle of Wojnicz. During the Great Northern War , Swedish invaders once again destroyed the town in After that devastation, Wojnicz never really regained its civic importance. The 19th century was not kind to the town: the Austrians kept Wojnicz County until However, in and further fires destroyed large parts of Wojnicz, including the historic town hall.
In , the Galician Railway of Archduke Charles Louis bypassed the town, laying its route some ten kilometers to the north. The devastation in the province was immense in terms of the human toll and heritage looting. Fallen Wojnicz conscripts are commemorated on the war monument in the market square. Independent Poland[ edit ] Wojnicz had remained part of the Austrian Empire until , when it returned to the newly independent Second Polish Republic. On January 18, invading Soviet troops entered the "village".
Numbers of the inhabitants had been killed or were sent to Concentration camps. A few returned. It did not recover its Town rights until January 1, The Jews of Wojnicz[ edit ] As in many towns across Poland, Jewish settlement was severely restricted since the Middle Ages, which translated as a ban, unless they converted to Christianity.
The leading argument for this was protectionism of Polish trade guilds and merchants. Their combined abuse of state funds is the subject of a recent historical study. The German invasion of Poland led to most members of the Wojnicz community being rounded up in and taken to the Zakliczyn Ghetto from were they were transported to Belzec extermination camp. The Wojnicz synagogue was burnt down by the Germans. Lawrence Church 16th century wooden Church of St.
Sebastian Lubomirski castellan of Wojnicz Wojnicz is one of the oldest urban settlements in southern Lesser Poland. In the 12th century, Wojnicz became a castellany , part of the Dunajec river fortification system and received Market rights. Between the late 12th-century and , 67 noblemen held the office of Castellan of Wojnicz. It was first recorded as a town, with a defensive wall in
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