[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Unfamiliar place names

Jan Textor textor at oncable.dk
Mon Dec 29 07:20:44 PST 2003

Jerry Frank wrote:
> At 09:48 PM 28/12/2003 -0600, Carol Hunter wrote:
> >I have the following towns,villages or parishes that are completely
> >unfamiliar to me. Are any of them located in this newsletter area? The
> >spelling might not be accurate.
> >Kadast, Dubnov, Wolinion
> >Blankwitt, Annafeld, Germany
> >District Warszawskie, Nowym-Dworze Maz.
> >Rowno, Tuczny
> >Ost-Preussen
> >Derny, Oleck (Rovno area)
> >Juljanufka in the municipality of Dubno
> Nowy Dwor, District (or province Warsaw) is a Lutheran Parish centre west
> of the city of Warsaw.  While this is the most likely place, keep in mind
> that Nowy Dwor translates to "new village" and is one of the most common
> place names in all of Poland.  You may need more details to pinpoint the
> correct one.
> *Please Note NEW Email Address*
> My old one will be phased out early in the new year.
> Jerry Frank - Calgary, Alberta
> FranklySpeaking at shaw.ca

It is true that there are many places called Nowy Dwor in Poland, but there
is only one Nowy Dwor Maz(owiecki), namely the one on the river Wisla
northwest of Warsaw, so there is no doubt that this is the right place.

Jan Textor, Denmark

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