In historical records, the village was first mentioned in 1232 (Bolug) when it belonged to the Hunt[verification needed] family, of Sitno Castle. In 1338 it passed to the Szechényi family, in the 16th century to the Koháry family, and later on to the Coburgs.
The records for genealogical research are available at the state archive "Statny Archiv in Banska Bystrica, Slovakia"
- Roman Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1720-1908 (parish B)
- Lutheran church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1836-1927 (parish A)
- http://www.obecbeluj.sk/[permanent dead link]
- Surnames of living people in Beluj[permanent dead link]
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