Hessen – Herzogtum (duchy) Gazetteers

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One descriptive gazetteer for the Grand Duchy of Hessen is
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=== Printed gazetteers  ===
  
''Das Grossherzogthum Hessen nach Geschichte, Land, Volk, Staat, und Oertlichkeit''
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One descriptive gazetteer for the Grand Duchy of Hessen is
  
by Dr. Ph. A. F. Walther
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''Das Grossherzogthum Hessen nach Geschichte, Land, Volk, Staat, und Oertlichkeit''
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(The Grand Duchy of Hessen with its History, Geography, People, State, and Places)
  
published in Darmstadt 1854, Verlag der Hofbuchhandlung von G. Jonghaus
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by Dr. Ph. A. F. Walther
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published in Darmstadt 1854, Verlag der Hofbuchhandlung von G. Jonghaus  
  
 
This book is written in German. An extensive historical  section is followed by a listing of all places from highest to lowest jurisdictions. The book includes a place name index in the back.
 
This book is written in German. An extensive historical  section is followed by a listing of all places from highest to lowest jurisdictions. The book includes a place name index in the back.
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=== Online gazetteer ===
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The digital library DigiBib on Genealogy. net includes a gazetteer called
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''Alphabetisches Verzeichnis der Wohnplaetze im Grossherzogthum Hessen''
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(Alphabetical Rgister of inhabited places in the Grand Duchy of Hessen) , 
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published by the Grossherzogliche Centalstelle fuer die Landesstatistik (Grand Ducal Office for State Statstics) in 1863. This book can be accessed [http://wiki-de.genealogy.net/Wohnpl%C3%A4tze_im_Grossherzogthum_Hessen_1863 here].
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An [http://tudigit.ulb.tu-darmstadt.de/show/37-A-187 1877 edition ]of this gazetteer is available in the dgital reading room of the University- and State Library Darmstadt.

Revision as of 21:42, 13 January 2012

Printed gazetteers 

One descriptive gazetteer for the Grand Duchy of Hessen is

Das Grossherzogthum Hessen nach Geschichte, Land, Volk, Staat, und Oertlichkeit (The Grand Duchy of Hessen with its History, Geography, People, State, and Places)

by Dr. Ph. A. F. Walther

published in Darmstadt 1854, Verlag der Hofbuchhandlung von G. Jonghaus

This book is written in German. An extensive historical  section is followed by a listing of all places from highest to lowest jurisdictions. The book includes a place name index in the back.

Online gazetteer

The digital library DigiBib on Genealogy. net includes a gazetteer called

Alphabetisches Verzeichnis der Wohnplaetze im Grossherzogthum Hessen

(Alphabetical Rgister of inhabited places in the Grand Duchy of Hessen) , 

published by the Grossherzogliche Centalstelle fuer die Landesstatistik (Grand Ducal Office for State Statstics) in 1863. This book can be accessed here.

An 1877 edition of this gazetteer is available in the dgital reading room of the University- and State Library Darmstadt.