Hattendorf, Schaumburg-Lippe, Germany

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Civil jurisdictions[edit | edit source]

1918: German Empire, Schaumburg-Lippe, Kreis Grafschaft Schaumburg, Hattendorf

2014: Federal Republic of Germany, Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Landkreis Schaumburg, Auetal, Hattendorf

Church jurisdictions
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Evangelical: Hattendorf, Eligiuskirche ( St Eligius Church). This church was built in the 1300s; and the parsonage is across the street from the church. Original church records for the area date back to the 1600's, with some gaps.

Church records
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Baptisms begin 1633, gap 1682-1720

Marriages begin 1633, gap 1682-1720

Burials begin 1633, 1682-1720

Confirmations begin 1722

Records microfilmed through 1832 can be accessed at the Ev. Kirchenbuchamt Hannover. This requires a visit to the archive; they are not available online. Eventually, these records should be accessible on Archion, a subscription website run by a number of evangelical archives in Germany. The site does not charge until the actual records are accessed.

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There was some migration from Lemgo-Lippe north through Hattendorf to Hannover in the 1600's and 1700's.

Since 1974 Hattendorf beIongs to the civil combined community Auetal. In 2014 Hattendorf had approximately 550 inhabitants. A museum with local history exhibits is located in the former school. It includes a complete blacksmith work area.

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