The village is best known for the ruins of Čabraď Castle.
In historical records, the village was first mentioned in 1135 (1135 Werbouch, 1262 Werbouk Inferior, 1285 Warabuk, 1342 Werbok). In 1256 King Bela IV established here colonists from Hontianske Nemce. It belonged to the Čabraď Castle and to Hunt family. In the 15th century it began a royal property, and, in 1513 it belonged to the feudatory Tamas Bakóczy. After on, it belonged to Erdődy and Pálffy families. From 1547 to 1549 it passed to noble Melichar Balassa, in 1584 to local family Illésházy and in 1622 to yeomen Koháry. In the 15th century it was besieged by the Bohemian Jiskra. In 1817 it belonged to Coburg family.
The records for genealogical research are available at the state archive "Statny Archiv in Banska Bystrica, Presov, Slovakia"
- Roman Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1749-1895 (parish A)
- Lutheran church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1728-1896 (parish B)
- Surnames of living people in Cabradsky Vrbovok
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