The Middle Rhein Municipalities Heimbach, Weis and Gladbach between Manorial System and Industrialization 1680-1880

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Lahr, Reinhard
Publication Date
  • R. Lahr (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Historical Studies Data
  • Abstract

    Data on family reconstitution and possessions. Topics: Data material on family reconstitution. This is birth and mortatility data, marriages, occupations, offices, titles, ´treasure´ (tax), possession, types of possession, vehicles etc. On the analysis of e.g. age-specific fertility, marriage rates, average marriage age, number of re-marriages, age-specific mortality, pre-marital births, etc. (excerpt from the KLEIO database:) name, first name (of family father), date of birth, date of death, occupation (incl. indication of social level); land register of 1834: city, size, production; land register of 1841: city, size, production (since the land register was continued, the basis is both the first mention as well as the highest level, i.e. the last level before division of inheritance); fire insurance: date, city, house number, parcel number, class, parcel size, insurance sum; type of building (residential building): value, building class (in case later a second residential building was built or purchased the next entry follows with insurance information on the 2nd building); marriage: date, wife, maiden name, first name, place of birth, place of residence of family, death date, date of birth.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1680 / 1880
Geographic Coverage
  • Historical German lands (-1871) (DQDE)
    Heimbach, Weis, Gladach
  • German Reich (1871-1945) (DXDE)
    Heimbach, Weis, Gladach
Sampling Procedure Comment: Approx. 2400 families of the church records Heimbach-Weis-Gladbach that were recorded in church or fiscal records of 1689 to 1880.
Collection Mode
  • Evaluation and systematic analysis of archives, church registers, mortality registers, family books, occupation and possession lists, treasury tax registers, location books, land registry documents, decadal revision transcripts, provincial fire insurance book, petitions, decrees, leasing assignments, most inherited lists, sales records, diaries.
B - Data and documents are released for academic research and teaching, if the results won’t be published. If any publications or any further work on the results is planned, permission must be obtained by the Data Archive.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA8130 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Lahr, Reinhard: Die Mittelrheingemeinden Heimbach, Weis und Gladbach zwischen Grundherrschaft und Industrialisierung (1680 - 1880): ländliche Gesellschafts- und Wirtschaftsstruktur im Umbruch. In: Matheus, Michael (Hrsg): Geschichtliche Landeskunde, Bd. 43. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag 1995.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 20 | Registration Date: 2010-07-23