[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Seeking Records from the Evangelical Augsburg Consistory Council
chamdo4ever at gmail.com
Tue Jul 22 13:35:37 PDT 2014
My gosh Paul, you are amazing.
As you said, that is mixed news... ultimately bad in that the record
I'm seeking is not available. But still, I salute you for coming up
with the source for those records so quickly.
Many, many thanks to you... and to everyone on this listserve who have
been so remarkably helpful.
On Tue, Jul 22, 2014 at 1:40 PM, <paul.rakow at cantab.net> wrote:
> Hello Earl, Peter,
> Now that Natalia has cleared up the "Tsarist Poyavskoi"
> red herring, I've got some good news, and some bad news.
> In the AGAD archive in Warsaw, they have the surviving records
> of the Evangelical-Augsburg Consistory of Warsaw, which I think
> must be the organisation you are looking for. This includes the
> records of the Consistory Court on divorce cases, but unfortunately
> just for the years 1876-1936, which is a few years too late for the
> case that interests you.
> The Consistory records are Fond 432, title
> Konsystorz Kościoła Ewangelicko-Augsburskiego w Warszawie
> You can read a little (in Polish) about the Fond and its contents at
> I don't know if there is any other archive that might hold older
> divorce records - if you do find them, I'm sure there would be a lot
> of interest.
> Paul Rakow
> "Earl Schultz" <Earl.Schultz at telusplanet.net> wrote:
>> 4. Re: Seeking Records from the Evangelical Augsburg Consistory
>> Council (Earl Schultz)
>> Peter, I don't have an answer for you but I have noticed quite a few
>> divorces in the Michalki records, near Plock, and I wrote an article
>> about them for the SGGEE Journal (Sep 2009). I am interested if you
>> track these down. I would approach the archives in Lipno and/or Plock
>> and ask if they have these records. They do accept English emails but
>> will reply in Polish. Also, I would try the Evangelical-Augsburg Church
>> and you may want to start with the Berlin Evangelical-Lutheran Archives
>> (EZAB) and they also accept English emails. Other than that, I can't
>> help but I would appreciate you letting the listserve or me know what
>> answers you receive.
>>> Does anyone here know how I could track down the record of the judgement
>>> of the Evangelical Augsburg Consistory Council in Tsarist Poyavskoi
>>> regarding the dissolvement of a marriage in Plock in 1869?
>>> Would such a record still exist? How can I find out and begin the process
>>> of tracking down such a record?
>>> Any help or guidance would be greatly appreciated.
>>> Many thanks,
>>> Peter Schmidt
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