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Kirchspiel Schepsdorf

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Schepsdorf - St Alexander Parish

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The map notes the location of villages that made up Schepsdorf parish in the 19th century.
For a current detailed map of this area search on any of the villages mentioned with  MapQuest or click on location with http://www.vukv.weser-ems.de/stadtplan/stadtplan.htm.

Kirchspiel (parish) Schepsdorf in the 19th century included the following villages or small towns:
No photo has been found yet for St Alexander  parish church.
Schepsdorf was referred to as Sceepstorpe in an 1161 document and the parish of Schepesthorpe, a daughter-church of Emsbueren, was mentioned in 1291. The oldest part of the present-day church is thought to date from the 12th century with additions made in 1470/80, 1874 and 1964/65. Parish records date from 1668.

Of the villages which belonged to Schepsdorf parish in the 19th century, Lohne was separated in 1916 and Darme in 1962.

Most information taken from Handbuch des Bistums Osnabrueck, compiled by Hermann Stieglitz and published by Bischoefliches Generalikariat Osnabrueck.

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Links pertaining to Kirchspiel Schepsdorf

  • No websites have been found so far pertaining to the history of Kirchspiel Schepsdorf.

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