Luxembourg Land and Property

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Land cadaster and index (Cadastre de Marie-Therese 1766)[edit | edit source]

Research use: In Luxembourg many people used house or farm names as well as surnames. Used with the 1766 census to determine surname changes and house names, and as an index to the census.

Record type: Record of land owners.

Time period: 1766.

Contents: Names of property owners and residents, index of names, description of the property.

Location: National archives.

Population coverage: 10-20%.

Reliability: Good.[1]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. The Family History Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, “Family History Record Profile: Luxembourg,” Word document, private files of the FamilySearch Content Strategy Team, 1988-1997.