This book documents the history of Bauerhof No. 2 in Redlin. It was originally owned by Gottfried Buske and his sister Anna Maria who was married Streÿ. The pages include an incredible amount of detail, listing mortgages, taxes, and titles of possession. Full families were also documented sporadically in the book. This is the Grund- […]

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Unlike other surrounding villages near the Belgard parish, Redlin did not attend church in Belgard Stadt. Residents went to church in Körlin, whose records–outside of the military garrison church books–did not survive. This book chronicles land ownership in Redlin from the first mortgage and inheritable leases. I suppose by today’s standards, this could be considered […]

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These are the mortgage and property records for Klötzin in Kreis Belgard. So far as known, no civil or church records survived, making these books exceptionally important. Land owners were listed in chronological order for each parcel of land. Grund- und Hypothekenbuch des [im Schivelbeinschen Kreise gelegenen Dorfes Klötzin b] Klötzin a. Band I Blatt […]

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Because Redlin was in Kreis Belgard but belonged to the parish in Körlin, the church records for this nearby village did not survive. However, these early property records rebuild in part the list of residents who lived in Redlin. Urkunden Sammlung von Redlin (1822) Urkunden Sammlung von Redlin (1838) Urkunden Sammlung von Redlin (1845)

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I had requested the Amtsbuch for the butcher’s guild, which would have detailed over a hundred years of history before 1800, but I was brought this book instead. (I actually just realized this while verifying the book’s reference signature number.) It’s not a very interesting document or one that contains any family history material, but […]

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These Lehrbriefe are certificates of apprenticeship between the master and apprentices in Belgard, with many of the entries being for the city of Schivelbein. Sometimes physical qualities are described, like hair color or stature. Several copies of each can be found for a few individuals. The wax seal on several of them were preserved. Fleischer […]

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This is the handworks Protokollbuch for the Schneider trade in Belgard. Not only does it list members of the guild, it also has an index at the back of the book that states which years the craftsman was active in the guild. Sometimes, the year of death can be ascertained from comments at the end […]

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The Belgard Schneider guild’s Amtsbuch and Protokollbuch recorded members of the guild from 1740 until 1786 and various details that were relevant to their guild membership. Amts und Protokollbuch, Schneider Innung in Belgard

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  This book details land recessions to the farmers in Groß Panknin. This record is dated in 1850, which is later than most of the land recession documents, and is also shorter than most other volumes. Urkunden Sammlung von Gr. Panknin

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