Lübeck Church Records

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The above website lists firstly what the holdings of church books are in the city archive of Lübeck http://www.luebeck.de/bewohner/beruf_arbeit/stadtarchiv/index.html  listing the name of the parish, then the time frame of the christining records, followed by confirmations, marriages and burials.

The second listing cocerns the Kirchenbuchamt Lübeck http://wiki-de.genealogy.net/L%C3%BCbeck#Kirchenbuchamt and its holdings, showing from left to right the name of the parishes and then baptism, confirmation, marriage and burial registers with the years the records begin.

Note: The third listing refers to the civil registration housed in the city archive of Lübeck, showing on the left the cities/villages with the birth registers, proclamation registers and death registers, covering the time frame 1811-1875

Marriage books

The author Franz Schubert has extracted names from the oldest marriage books of Lübeck from the beginning to 1704. His books are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah, International call number 943.512 K29s v. 7

Marriage records for the years 1705-1750 have been published in: Trauregister aus den ältesten Kirchenbüchern Schleswig-Holsteins, von 1705 bis 1750 by Franz Schubert; Volume 7.  [Family History Library 943.512 K29sa vol. 7 pt. 1-3].  [Includes Dom, St. Marien, St. Petri, St. Jacobi, and St. Aegidien].

Sources in Print:

Petersen, Annie. "Ortsfremde - zumeist aus dem Osten - im Taufbuch von (Lübeck-) Travemünde 1655-1708," in Zeitschrift für Niederdeutschen Familienkunde, Vol. 56; Heft 1; page 14-19. [Individuals from areas outside of Lübeck - Travemünde (places include Mecklenburg, Königsberg, Denmark, etc.) found in the Lübeck-Travemünde baptismal records].

Foreigners in the marriage book of St. Marien in Lübeck 1633-1660

     During the first half of the 17th century occurred a lot of baptisms and marriages of people who did not originate from Lübeck. Most of them came from the Eastern parts of Germany, especially from Mecklenburg, but also from as far as Königsberg. A great percentage came from Denmark, Sweden and Norway. 
     The author, Annie Petersen has listed the marriages and published them in Archiv für Sippenforschung 38. Jahrgang, Heft 47 (1972). The periodical is available through FamilySearch, Family History Library Catalog, call number 943 B2as.