House names Vipavske (8): Spodnja Branica

House names Vipavske (8): Spodnja Branica

Spodnja Branica belongs to the parish of Šmarje, which in 2018 joined the parish of Planina. The valley along the river Branica, a tributary of the Vipava, is part of the Vipava Valley. Three settlements are named after the river, which are quickly confused due to similar names. Gornja Branica, Spodnja Branica and Branik or Rihemberk. Spodnja Branica is part of the municipality of Nova Gorica, while Gornja Branica is part of the municipality of Komen. Spodnja Branica is part of the parish of Planina, Gornja Branica with the church of Sv. Katarina lost its independence in 2018 and became part of the parish of Štanjel.

In the Middle Ages, today's Branik and the entire district were called Branica. In Branica, the church of St. Lenart, and once was the church of St. Hieronymus, for whom it is not known today where she stood.

Spodnja Branica was part of the parish of Šmarje until 2018, and then of the parish of Planina.

97 people live in Spodnja Branica. The house names are taken from the family book (status animarum) of the parish of Šmarje from the 80s. In parentheses are the surnames found in the house in the 20th century.

The Vipavske House Names project was financially supported by the Municipality of Ajdovščina.

1 Pri Reharjevih (Rehar)

2 Pri Malnarjevih (Lisjak, Bandelj)

3 Pri Fehtarjevih (Vrtovec, Benko)

4 In the villa (Krbavac, Nusdorfer)

5 Pri Žigonovih (Šinigoj, Sever, Peršič)

6 Pri Gulčevih (Lisjak)

7 Pri Firštovih (Lisjak)

8 Pri Krtovih (Kert)

9 Pri Lovrenčetovih (Benko)

10 Pri Reznih (Draslic)

11 Pri Matičkovih (Benko)

12 Pri Botegarjevih (Stubelj, Jejčič)

13 Pri Benkotu (Benko)

14 At Trobec

15 Pri Makovcovih (Lisjak, Stubelj)

16 At Trobec

17 Pri Fenkovih (Lisjak)

18 Pri Fabičevih (Marc)

19 Pri Reharjevih (Rehar)

20 At the Franks (Furlan)

21 At Abram's (Abram)

22 Pri Kovačevih (Trobec)

23 Pri Birtovih (Stubelj)

24 Pri Hmeljakovih (Hmeljak, Zabukovec)

25 Pri Bandljevih (Furlan)

26 Pri Marcovih (Marc, Lisjak)

27 Pri Marcovih (Marc)

28 Pri Piščančevih (Piščanc, Možina)

29 school (Blagonja)

30 Pri Dusanu (Stubelj)

31 Pri Lisjaku (Benko)

32 Pri Pavletovih (Marc)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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