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Geography

History

Langnau am Albis was a part of the church parish of Thalwil until 1711, when it became independent.

Place Names

Locations within Langnau am Albis

Eggwies
Gontenbach
Hasengarten
Hehl
Hinter-Albis
Höfli
Kniebreche
Langenberg
Langnau

Mittel-Albis
Naturfreundehaus
Ober-Albis
Ober-Rengg
Rengg
Rinderweid
Risleten
Sihlhof
Striempel

Tobel
Unter-Albis
Unter-Rengg
Unter-Rüti
Waldi
Weid
Weinplätzli
Wildenbühl

Surrounding Parishes

Aeugst am Albis
Hausen am Albis
Horgen
Kilchberg
Rüschlikon
Stallikon
Thalwil

Collections

Church Records

Census Records

(see here for article describing the Zürich census records)

Langnau am Albis became an independent parish in 1711; the census records prior were recorded under the parish of Thalwil.

Genealogies

(see here for article describing Swiss compiled genealogies)

The following genealogies have been researched for Langnau am Albis families:

Civil Registration

Civil registration began in 1876. Langnau am Albis belongs to the Zivilstandskreis Sihltal civil registration district. Records are only available in Switzerland. For further information, contact the civil registry office at:

Stadt Adliswil
Zivilstandswesen
Zürichstrasse 12
CH-8134 Adliswil

Tel: +41 44 711 77 91

email: zivilstandsamtsihltal@adliswil.ch

Surnames

The following surnames held citizenship in Langnau am Albis prior to 1875:

Aschmann
Baumann
Bodmer
Danieli (1856, from Italy)
Eichholzer
Freimann
Günthardt
Gugolz

Hitz
Hotz
Huber
Kloter
Müller
Ringger
Rütimann
Schärer

Scheller
Schrader (1826, from Germany)
Strickler
Suter
Syfrig
Vollenweider
Widmer

Related Sources

The town's website (in German) can be found here.

Societies and Libraries

Cantonal Archive of Zürich

References

Register of Swiss Surnames

Historical Gazetteer of Switzerland


 

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