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<div style="padding-left: 1px; width: 74%; float: right"><center>''[[Germany|<font color="#0066cc">Germany</font>]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Prussia_-_Hannover|<font color="#0066cc">Prussia - Hannover</font>]]''</center>
 
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<br>Welcome to the Hannover page! FamilySearch Wiki is a community website dedicated to helping people throughout the world learn how to find their ancestors. Through the Hannover page you can learn how to find, use, and analyze records of genealogical value. The content is variously targeted to beginners, intermediate, and expert researchers. Please visit the [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Category:Help <font color="#0066cc">help page</font>] to learn more about using the site. The Hannover Page is a work in progress, your contributions and [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/FamilySearch_Wiki:Feedback <font color="#0066cc">feedback</font>] are essential!  
 
<br>Welcome to the Hannover page! FamilySearch Wiki is a community website dedicated to helping people throughout the world learn how to find their ancestors. Through the Hannover page you can learn how to find, use, and analyze records of genealogical value. The content is variously targeted to beginners, intermediate, and expert researchers. Please visit the [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Category:Help <font color="#0066cc">help page</font>] to learn more about using the site. The Hannover Page is a work in progress, your contributions and [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/FamilySearch_Wiki:Feedback <font color="#0066cc">feedback</font>] are essential!  
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<br>'''Worldly administrations were''':<br>Amt<br>Amtsvogtei<br>Bergamt<br>Berggericht<br>Burgvogtei<br>Commissariat<br>Gericht<br>Gohgericht<br>Gräfengericht<br>Magistrat<br>Patrimonialgericht<br>Standesherrliches Amt<br>Strukturgericht<br>Vogteigericht  
 
<br>'''Worldly administrations were''':<br>Amt<br>Amtsvogtei<br>Bergamt<br>Berggericht<br>Burgvogtei<br>Commissariat<br>Gericht<br>Gohgericht<br>Gräfengericht<br>Magistrat<br>Patrimonialgericht<br>Standesherrliches Amt<br>Strukturgericht<br>Vogteigericht  
  
'''Ecclesiastical administrations were''':<br>Klosteramt<br>Kirchenspielgericht<br>Stiftsamt
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'''Ecclesiastical administrations were''':<br>Klosteramt<br>Kirchenspielgericht<br>StiftsamtThe Kingdom of Hanover was divided into Landdrosteibezirke (largest district) to which belonged Fürstenthümer (principalities) and/or Grafschaften (earldoms) amd Herzogthümer (duchies). <br>Thus the Kingdom of Hanover was administered<br><br>'''&nbsp;&nbsp;1. [http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Landdrostei_Aurich <font color="#800080">Landdrosteibezirk Aurich</font>]'''
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&nbsp;&nbsp;'''2. [http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Landdrostei_Hannover <font color="#800080">Landrosteibezirk Hannover</font>]'''
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&nbsp;&nbsp;'''3. [http://de.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Datei:LD_Hildesheim.jpg&filetimestamp=20110930104219 <font color="#800080">Landdrosteibezirk Hildesheim</font>]'''
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&nbsp; '''4. [http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Landdrostei_L%C3%BCneburg <font color="#800080">Landdrosteibezirk Lüneburg</font>]'''
  
The Kingdom of Hanover was divided into Landdrosteibezirke (largest district) to which belonged Fürstenthümer (principalities) and/or Grafschaften (earldoms) amd Herzogthümer (duchies). <br>Thus the Kingdom of Hanover was administered<br><br>'''&nbsp;&nbsp;1. [http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Landdrostei_Aurich <font color="#800080">Landdrosteibezirk Aurich</font>]'''[http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Landdrostei_Aurich <font color="#800080">[n]</font>]
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&nbsp;&nbsp;'''5. [http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Landdrostei_Osnabr%C3%BCck <font color="#800080">Landdrosteibezirk Osnabrück</font>]'''  
  
&nbsp;'''2. [http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Landdrostei_Hannover <font color="#800080">Landrosteibezirk Hannover</font>]'''[http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Landdrostei_Hannover <font color="#800080">[n]</font>]
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&nbsp; '''6. [http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Landdrostei_Stade <font color="#800080">Landdrosteibezirk Stade</font>]'''  
  
&nbsp;&nbsp;'''3. [http://de.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Datei:LD_Hildesheim.jpg&filetimestamp=20110930104219 <font color="#800080">Landdrosteibezirk Hildesheim</font>]'''[http://de.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Datei:LD_Hildesheim.jpg&filetimestamp=20110930104219 <font color="#800080">[n]</font>]
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'''&nbsp; 7. [http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Berghauptmannschaft_Clausthal <font color="#800080">Berghauptmannschaft Clausthal</font>]'''  
  
&nbsp; '''4. [http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Landdrostei_L%C3%BCneburg <font color="#800080">Landdrosteibezirk Lüneburg</font>]<br>'''&nbsp;'''5. [http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Landdrostei_Osnabr%C3%BCck <font color="#800080">Landdrosteibezirk Osnabrück</font>]'''
 
 
&nbsp; '''6. [http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Landdrostei_Stade <font color="#800080">Landdrosteibezirk Stade</font>]'''
 
 
'''&nbsp; 7. [http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Berghauptmannschaft_Clausthal <font color="#800080">Berghauptmannschaft Clausthal</font>]'''
 
  
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Welcome to the Hannover page! FamilySearch Wiki is a community website dedicated to helping people throughout the world learn how to find their ancestors. Through the Hannover page you can learn how to find, use, and analyze records of genealogical value. The content is variously targeted to beginners, intermediate, and expert researchers. Please visit the help page to learn more about using the site. The Hannover Page is a work in progress, your contributions and feedback are essential!

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Jurisdictions

The spiritual/secular authorities in the Kingdom of Hanover (1814-1866)

The authorities (Obrigkeiten) were persons or institutions of worldly or ecclesiastical nature who were installed to exercise power in factual and legal ways over the population in the Kingdom of Hanover. The populace owed obedience to the hierarchy.
The religious rulers were the Catholic bishops and abbots and the Evangelical superintendants. The local priest was the man in charge within his parish boundaries. The worldly leaders were the king and the landowners.
Following are the names of various administrations in the Kingdom of Hanover:


Worldly administrations were:
Amt
Amtsvogtei
Bergamt
Berggericht
Burgvogtei
Commissariat
Gericht
Gohgericht
Gräfengericht
Magistrat
Patrimonialgericht
Standesherrliches Amt
Strukturgericht
Vogteigericht

Ecclesiastical administrations were:
Klosteramt
Kirchenspielgericht
StiftsamtThe Kingdom of Hanover was divided into Landdrosteibezirke (largest district) to which belonged Fürstenthümer (principalities) and/or Grafschaften (earldoms) amd Herzogthümer (duchies).
Thus the Kingdom of Hanover was administered

  1. Landdrosteibezirk Aurich   2. Landrosteibezirk Hannover   3. Landdrosteibezirk Hildesheim   4. Landdrosteibezirk Lüneburg

  5. Landdrosteibezirk Osnabrück

  6. Landdrosteibezirk Stade

  7. Berghauptmannschaft Clausthal


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