Bremen-Burglesum

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Localization of Burglesum within Bremen

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General Informations

District Organization and Population

Burglesum ist a quarter of Bremen and consist of the districts of Burg-Grambke, Werderland, Burgdamm, Lesum and St. Magnus. Area 25,19 sq.km and 33.851 inhabitants (in 2003). Of that:

  • Burg-Grambke 4,57 sq.km, 6.863 inhabitants
  • Werderland 10,94 sq.km, 372 inhabitants
  • Burgdamm 4,17 sq.km, 11.152 inhabitants
  • Lesum 3,37 sq.km, 9.432 inhabitants
  • St. Magnus 2,86 sq.km, 6032 inhabitants.

Local adminstration by the Local Office (called Ortsamt).

Ortsamt Burglesum

Hindenburgstr. 61
D-28717 Bremen

Registry Office

The registry office records since 1874 are located at the Registry Office of North-Bremen (see Bremen).

Districts and Historical Villages

History (overview)

Religious Communities

Evangelical parishes

Evangelische Gemeinde Grambke

Hinter der Grambker Kirche 7
D-28719 Bremen

Since the destruction of Burg in 1654 Grambke is an own parish and connected with the parish of Mittelsbüren by personal union of the minister. The church was inaugurated in 1687.


Evangelische Gemeinde Mittelsbüren

Mahlstedtstr. 45
D-28759 Bremen

Since the 16th century the church is called Moorlosenkirche. The old church from the 13th century was replaced by a new building in 1846.


Ev.-luth. Gemeinde St. Martini in Lesum

Hindenburgstr. 30
D-28717 Bremen
Web adess: http://st.martini.lesum.de/

The church was first mentioned in 1235 but she is obviously older. Since the 14th century she belonged to the cathedral in Bremen, therefore the inhabitants became Lutheran after the Reformation.


Ev.-luth. Gemeinde der Söderblomkirche

Stockholmer Str. 46
D-28719 Bremen

Founded in 1964 by seperation from the St. Martini parish in Lesum.


Ev.-luth. Gemeinde St. Magni

Unter den Linden 24
D-28759 Bremen
Web adress: http://www.lesum.de/St.Magni/

Founded in 1967 by seperation from the St. Martini parish in Lesum.

Catholic parish

St. Birgitta

Göteborgerstr. 38
D-28719 Bremen

Societies, Archives

Heimat- und Verschönerungsverein Burg-Lesum

Alter Schulhof 1
D-28717 Bremen
Web adress: http://www.lesum.de/vereine/heimatverein/

Genealogical and Historical Documents

Parish registers

St. Martini Lesum

The older original parish registers are located at the State Archive Bremen but not accessable for using. The State Archive produced photocopies and microfiches which can be used in the working room of the MAUS.

  • Baptisms
    • 1656 - 1716 missed since 1945, copy available
    • 1717 - 1805 available
    • 1806 - 1818 missed since 1945
    • 1819 - 1826 available
    • 1827 and following at the parish
  • Marriages
    • not delivered till 1682
    • 1683 - 1716 missed since 1945
    • 1717 - 1805 available
    • 1806 - 1826 missed since 1945
    • 1827 and following at the parish
  • Funerals
    • 1659 - 1716 missed since 1945
    • 1717 - 1823 available
    • 1824 and following at the parish
  • Confirmations
    • not delivered till 1807
    • 1808 - 1828 ?
    • 1829 - 1875 not delivered
    • 1876 and following at the parish

Büren (Mittelsbüren)

Till autum 1782 there is a common parish register for Grambke and Büren.

  • Baptisms
    • 1701 Oct 23 - 1940 May 22 available
    • 1940 May 23 and following together with the baptisms of Grambke at the parish Grambke
  • Marriages
    • 1701 Nov 7 - 1940 June 18 available
    • 1940 June 19 and following together with the marriages of Grambke at the parish Grambke
  • Funerals
    • 1707 Mar 7 - 1875 available
    • 1876 - 1948 not delivered (or in Grambke?)
    • 1949 Apr 10 and following at the parish
  • Confirmations
    • not delivered till 1782
    • 1783 - 1940 available (with gaps)

Grambke

  • Baptisms
    • 1701 Oct 23 - 1918 available
    • 1919 and following at the parish
  • Marriages
    • 1701 Nov 7 - 1909 available
    • 1910 and following at the parish
  • Funerals
    • 1707 Mar 7 - 1875 available
    • 1876 and following at the parish
  • Confirmations
    • not delivered till 1782
    • 1783 - 1924 available (with gaps)
    • 1925 and following at the parish

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