This book covers the merchants guild in Belgard for over a hundred years. It is cataloged in the Szczecin Archives as beginning in 1698. However, several of the earliest pages flip back and forth from 1697 to 1678 to 1698 and then back again to 1675. Additionally, the catalog from Szczecin lists this guild, possibly […]

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The Rezess for Klein Panknin is an important text. The book references many of the families with wives and children who lived in Klein Panknin around 1838. It is a short and quite legible document for those who are interested in family from Klein Panknin. Klein Panknin Rezess (1838-1839) This Rezess should be a written […]

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The Grundsteuer for Klötzin assesses taxable values for the village in Belgard. Names of then current and previous owners are listed with parcel numbers, references to the Flurbuch and Mutterrolle, and how large the property was. Klötzin Gemeinde Grundsteuer (1866-1896) My personal interest in this village is my Gutknecht family. Related? Send me an email!

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These are the two volumes of land registers for the village of Kamissow in Kreis Belgard. The first volume of the Grundbuch contains numerous entries whereas the second volume only has a few pages with any content. The remaining pages were blank and were not photographed. Grundbuch von Kamissow Band I Blatt 1-14 Grundbuch von […]

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Vorwerk in Belgard was one of my absolute favorite places to visit while in Pommern. It is a small village on the outskirts of Belgard Stadt, just north of the village Ackerhof. Many of the buildings on the drive through appeared to be either renovated or new. This quiet little hamlet borders the Persante River. […]

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This record opens up to the property’s ownership by Kurt von Kleist of Kamissow and Friedrich von Braunschweig of Standemin, both claiming the title of nobility as “Rittergutsbesitzer.” An old map of the property can be found in the beginning pages of the bound document. Das Grundstück Bd. I Bl. 14 zu Natztow (incorrectly cataloged […]

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This document pertains to the parcel from the Grundbuch, volume I entry number 5. The beginning opens up with an Erbhöferolle for the Halbbauerhof for the inheritable family Schellong. The pages following describe the fifth entry in the Grundbuch, third partition, number 10, beginning with a mortgage document concerning the Fleischermeister Bernhard Wendt. From these […]

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The Grundbuch for Natztow is one of the only surviving records detailing the history of the village prior to the implementation of the Standesamt in October of 1874. These land records cover the early 1800s and have entries branching into the 1900s. Grundbuch von Natztow Band Ic Blatt 1-17 One interesting fact to note is […]

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Kirchenschoß für die abgebrannten Pfarrzimmer; Patrone und Pastor gegen Anselm v. Podewils wegen des Pfarrzaunes; Pastor Joachim Friedrich Gley gegen Schneider Gottfried Schultze Please note that the following is based on my best understanding from what I could read of the old script. A further examination for accuracy would be appreciated. Matrikel-Tabelle der Kirche zu […]

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