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'''Ecclesiastical administrations were''':<br>Klosteramt<br>Kirchenspielgericht<br>Stiftsamt  
 
'''Ecclesiastical administrations were''':<br>Klosteramt<br>Kirchenspielgericht<br>Stiftsamt  
  
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 into (the following&nbsp;pages are in German, Click on the button "Translate" on the top and the text can be read in English).<br><br>'''&nbsp;&nbsp;1. [http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Landdrostei_Aurich <font color="#800080">Landdrosteibezirk Aurich</font>]'''&nbsp;  
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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 into (the following&nbsp;pages are in German, Click on the button "Translate" on the top and the text can be read in English).
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<br>'''&nbsp;&nbsp;1. [http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Landdrostei_Aurich <font color="#800080">Landdrosteibezirk Aurich</font>]'''&nbsp;  
  
 
&nbsp;&nbsp;'''2. [http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Landdrostei_Hannover <font color="#800080">Landrosteibezirk Hannover</font>]'''&nbsp;  
 
&nbsp;&nbsp;'''2. [http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Landdrostei_Hannover <font color="#800080">Landrosteibezirk Hannover</font>]'''&nbsp;  
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'''&nbsp; 7. [http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Berghauptmannschaft_Clausthal <font color="#800080">Berghauptmannschaft Clausthal</font>]'''<br>
 
'''&nbsp; 7. [http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Berghauptmannschaft_Clausthal <font color="#800080">Berghauptmannschaft Clausthal</font>]'''<br>
 
 
This [http://books.google.de/books?id=eOI-AAAAcAAJ&pg=PA31#v=onepage&q&f=false website]&nbsp;lists in alphabetical order all villages in the Kingdom of Hanover with their various jurisdictions. The register is found in ''Statistisches Handbuch für das Königreich Hannover'' by Friedrich Harseim and C. Schlüter published in 1848 by Schlütersche Hofdruckerei Hannover. The village index starts at page 321.  
 
This [http://books.google.de/books?id=eOI-AAAAcAAJ&pg=PA31#v=onepage&q&f=false website]&nbsp;lists in alphabetical order all villages in the Kingdom of Hanover with their various jurisdictions. The register is found in ''Statistisches Handbuch für das Königreich Hannover'' by Friedrich Harseim and C. Schlüter published in 1848 by Schlütersche Hofdruckerei Hannover. The village index starts at page 321.  
  

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Jurisdictions

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

The authorities (Obrigkeiten) were persons or institutions of secular 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 secular leaders were the king and the landowners.
Following are the names of various administrations in the Kingdom of Hanover:


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

Ecclesiastical administrations were:
Klosteramt
Kirchenspielgericht
Stiftsamt

The 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 into (the following pages are in German, Click on the button "Translate" on the top and the text can be read in English).


  1. Landdrosteibezirk Aurich 

  2. Landrosteibezirk Hannover 

  3. Landdrosteibezirk Hildesheim  

  4. Landdrosteibezirk Lüneburg

  5. Landdrosteibezirk Osnabrück

  6. Landdrosteibezirk Stade

  7. Berghauptmannschaft Clausthal
This website lists in alphabetical order all villages in the Kingdom of Hanover with their various jurisdictions. The register is found in Statistisches Handbuch für das Königreich Hannover by Friedrich Harseim and C. Schlüter published in 1848 by Schlütersche Hofdruckerei Hannover. The village index starts at page 321.


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