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1871: Germany > Preussen > Rheinland > Merzig-Wadern > Britten
Current: Germany > Saarland > Merzig-Wadern > Britten
One of parishes in the current district of Losheim am See.

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Quick Facts

Additional information about Britten can be seen at this German site. The caution - it is in German.

  1. Deutsche Wikipedia - in German for Britten (Losheim am See)
  2. English Wikipedia - See Losheim am See

Population as of 1905: 931 [1]

Resources

Archives and Libraries

Church Records

Evangelische (Lutheran) records are at Merzig-Wadern.

Katholische Kirche - Access in Europe limited to members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

Britten was part of the parish of Sankt Peter, Merzig as an annex until 1800.

Type of Record Years Covered FamilySearch Catalog Microfilm Film Number
Taufen 1672-1800 2119749 to 2119750
Heiraten 1729-1800
Tote 1771-1800

Katholische Kirche Kirchenbuchduplikat

In 1803, the parish was reorganized to include Hausbach and Bergen. Prior to 1803, Bergen was part of Losheim while Hausbach was part of Brotdorf parish. Records in German and Latin.

Type of Record Years Covered FamilySearch Catalog Microfilm Film Number
Taufen 1784-1798 1051705 item 4
Konfirmationen 1784-1798
Heiraten 1784-1798
Tote 1783-1786, 1771-1783, 1787-1798
Familienbuch 1800-1845 1858655 items 1-8
Taufen 1798-1890
Heiraten 1799-1846
Kommunikanten 1852-1893
Heiraten 1847-1899
Tote 1798-1897

Zivilstands register (Civil Registration)

Besseringen district

Records in French and German. In 1798, the French Republic government, the occupier of the west bank of the Rhine until 1815, required the civil registration.

Includes Besseringen, Saarholzbach, Britten, Mettlach, Ponten, Keuchingen, Sankt Gangolf, and Hausbach.

Type of Record Years Covered FamilySearch Catalog Microfilm Film Number
Geburten 1798-1828 1051717
Geburten 1829-1847 1051718
Heiraten 1798-1822, 1826-1833 1051719
Heiraten 1834-1847 1051720
Tote 1799-1833 1051721
Tote 1833-1847 1051722

Mettlach district

Records in German. District office was transferred to Mettlach. Includes Besseringen, Saarholzbach, Britten, Mettlach, Ponten, Keuchingen, Dreisbach, Sankt Gangolf, and Hausbach.

Type of Record Years Covered FamilySearch Catalog Microfilm Film Number
Geburten 1848-1863 1051723
Geburten 1863-1875 1051862
Heiraten 1848-1859 1051863
Heiraten 1859-1875 1051864
Tote 1848-1864 1051865
Tote 1865-1875 1051866

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References

  1. Gemeindelexikon für das Königreich Preußen : auf Grund der Materialen der Volkszählung vom 1. Dezember 1905 und anderer amtlicher Quellen

 

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