Janova Lehota

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Žiar nad Hronom District in the Banská Bystrica Region

Janova Lehota (German: Drexlerhau, Drechslerhau; Hungarian: Jánosgyarmat) is a village and municipality in Žiar nad Hronom District in the Banská Bystrica Region of central Slovakia.

History[edit]

In historical records, the village was first mentioned in 1487 as a German settlement founded by a certain Drexler and belonging to Esztergom archbishopric. In 1776 it passed to Banská Bystrica bishopric.

Genealogical resources[edit]

The records for genealogical research are available at the state archive "Statny Archiv in Banska Bystrica, Slovakia"

  • Roman Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1687-1896 (parish A)

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Coordinates: 48°39′33″N 18°46′59″E / 48.65917°N 18.78306°E / 48.65917; 18.78306