Brehy, Žarnovica District

Žarnovica District in the Banská Bystrica region

Brehy (German: Hochwald, Hohenmaut, Hochstein; Hungarian: Magasmart, earlier Magospart) is a village and municipality in the Žarnovica District, Banská Bystrica Region in Slovakia.


In historical records, the village was first mentioned in 1283 when German colonists arrived here for overworking local mines of silver (from I. Lasslob "Deutsche Ortsnamen in der Slowakei") In 1339 the King gave the village to the Sz. Elizabeth Hospital in Nová Baňa, in 1601 it passed to the noble Dóczy family.

Genealogical resources

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

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Coordinates: 48°24′N 18°39′E / 48.400°N 18.650°E / 48.400; 18.650

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