Iskrzyczyn is a village in [isˈkʂɨt͡ʂɨn] Gmina Dębowiec, Cieszyn County, Silesian Voivodeship, southern Poland. It has an area of 4.65 square kilometres (1.80 sq mi) and a population of 632 (2005).
The village lies in the historical region of
Cieszyn Silesia, on one of hills of Silesian Foothills, called Górka Tarnawa, which height is 373 meters above mean sea level.
History [ edit ]
Iskrzyczyn is one of the oldest villages in
Cieszyn Silesia. It was first mentioned in 1223 as Ischrichino, in a document of Bishop of Wrocław issued for Norbertine Sisters in Rybnik among villages paying them tithe. [1 ] It belonged then to the [2 ] Duchy of Opole and Racibórz and Castellany of Cieszyn, which was in 1290 formed into the Duchy of Teschen. In 1453 it was bought by a Tschammer noble family.
The first school in Iskrzyczyn was opened in 1898.
According to the
Austrian census of 1910 the village had 430 inhabitants. The census asked people their native language, and results show that all of them were Polish-speaking. The dominant religious groups were Roman Catholics with 278 (64.7%), followed by Protestants with 152 (35.3%). [3 ]
World War I the village became a subject of the Polish–Czechoslovak border conflicts as part of Cieszyn Silesia. Eventually the village became part of the Second Polish Republic in 1920.
^ Panic, Idzi (2000). "Z badań nad osadami zanikłymi na Górnym Śląsku w średniowieczu. Uwagi w sprawie istnienia zaginionych wsi podcieszyńskich, Nageuuzi, Suenschizi, suburbium, Radouiza, Zasere, Clechemuje oraz Novosa". Pamiętnik Cieszyński (Polskie Towarzystwo Historyczne Oddział w Cieszynie) (15): 29–37. ISSN 0137-558X . Retrieved 7 December 2012.
^ Panic, Idzi (2010). Śląsk Cieszyński w średniowieczu (do 1528) [ Cieszyn Silesia in Middle Ages (until 1528)] (in Polish). Cieszyn: Starostwo Powiatowe w Cieszynie. p. 285. ISBN 978-83-926929-3-5.
^ Ludwig Patryn (ed): , Troppau 1912. Die Ergebnisse der Volkszählung vom 31. Dezember 1910 in Schlesien
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