Malinová, Slovakia

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Location of Prievidza District in the Trenčín Region

Malinová (German: Zeche, Hungarian: Csék) is a village and municipality in Prievidza District in the Trenčín Region of western Slovakia. It lies about 15 km north of the town of Prievidza.

Evolution of the village name[edit]

The village of Malinová was called by many different names over the centuries:

  • 1339 Chach
  • 1437 Cheche
  • 1464 Czecza/Posega
  • 1485 Czecha/Pozega
  • 1486, 1488, 1490 Czecze, Zech [ˈtsɛç]
  • 1489 Chech
  • 1571-1573 Czek
  • 1927-1948 Czach, since 1938 also Zeche [ˈtsɛçə]
  • since 1948 Malinová

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1339.

Timeline[edit]

  • 1339 Foundation
  • 1431 Church badly damaged by the Hussites
  • 1612 First evidence of gold washing
  • 1642-08-08 Charter of Count Paul Pálffy ("Wasserverbot")
  • 1726 The office of the town judge is sold to the landlord
  • 1788 The gothic church is built, the town becomes an independent parish
  • 1822 The Trinity is built
  • 1846/1847 Rectory and school are rebuilt
  • 1806, 1840, 1663 Serious fires
  • 1869 Building of St. Mary's chapel
  • 1870 The church is closed due to danger of collapse

Geography[edit]

Places of interest[edit]

Books[edit]

  • Schlenker, M. (1986). Von Heimat zu Heimat. Stuttgart: Hilfsbund der Karpatendeutschen Katholiken.

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