Riesbach, Zürich, Switzerland

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Riesbach was only a civil parish, belonging to the church parish of Neumünster, a suburban church parish established in 1834 in Riesbach. Prior to 1834, it belonged to the church parish of Grossmünster in the city of Zürich. Riesbach made use of the old Kreuzgemeinde church, a filial of the church parish of Grossmünster.

In 1893, Riesbach was annexed by the city of Zürich.

Surrounding Parishes

Enge (Sankt Peter)
Hirslanden (Neumünster)
Hottingen (Neumünster)

Census Records

(see here for article describing the Zürich census records)

Riesbach belonged to the parish of Grossmünster in the city of Zürich until 1834, when it constituted part of the newly-created parish of Neumünster. Census records for Riesbach may possibly be found within other parishes linked to Grossmünster. The following censuses are available for Riesbach:

Census Year FHL Film number item number beginning page notes
1657 1185179 1 269
1689 1185165 1 1073
1711 1185169 1 169 includes Hirslanden
1720-1721 1185173 1 53
1723-1725 1185173 1 101 includes Hottingen
1724-1726 1185173 1 135