Ruszki – Gmina Osieciny – Slownik Geograficzny Translations
Below is my translation of the Słownik Geograficzny Krolestwa Polskiego entry for Ruszki. Any errors in the translations are completely my own.
Current administrative location: Ruszki, Gmina Osięciny, Powiat Radziejów, Województwo Kujawsko-Pomorskie, Poland.
Administrative location in 1895 (Słownik Geograficzny Krolestwa Polskiego): Ruszki, Powiat Nieszawa, Gubernia Warszawske, Vistula Land, Russian Empire.
3) A village and manor estate located in powiat Nieszawa and gmina Osięciny. It belongs to the Kościelna Wieś Parish. It is a distance of 22 verst from Nieszawa and lies on the Bachorza valley. Ruszki has 285 inhabitants. In 1827, there were 20 homes with 138 inhabitants. In 1885, the Ruszki folwark had a total area of 547 morgs of land: 407 morgs of arable farm and garden land, 21 morgs of meadows, 102 morgs of pasture, and 17 morgs of barren unused land. There are 14 brick buildings, 1 wooden building, and a windmill.
The following were formerly part of the estate: the Ruszki village, the settlement had 61 morgs and there were 137 morgs of cultivated land; the village of Krotoszyn, the settlement had 40 morgs and there were 74 morgs of cultivated land; the village of Pocierzyn, the settlement had 22 morgs and there were 30 morgs of cultivated land.
There is a wooden chapel that is under the patronage of St. Troy. It was displayed in 1743, by the heirs of that time, Kazimierz and Teresa (nee Biesiekierska) Umiński. The chapel is administered by the pastor of Kościelna Wieś. Br. Ch.
Słownik Geograficzny Krolestwa Poliskiego – Warsaw [1895, vol.10, p.38]. Retrieved from http://www.mimuw.edu.pl/polszczyzna/SGKP/SG10.djvu?djvuopts&page=38