Gehrden
Community ID
 
1338
 
Alternate Names
 
Iburg?; Coenobium S. Petri
 
Town
 
Warburg
 
Diocese
 
Paderborn
 
Medieval Location
 
first in Iburg by the city of Driburg; circa 1136 moved to Gehrden.
 
Dedication
 
S. Mary, S. Peter, S. Paul
 
Date Founded
 
1134-5 (circa)
 
Date Terminated
 
1810
 
Religious Order
 
Benedictine
 
Rule
 
Benedictine
 
Foundation Information
 

The community was founded circa 1134/5 in Iburg near the city of Driburg. Circa 1136 it moved to Gehrden.

 
Manuscript Sources
 

The archives are located in the Staatarchiv in Muenster. The necrology of the community is held by the Wolfenbuettel Landesarchiv.

 
Secondary Sources
 

[1]Monasticon Westfaliae.
[2] Spilker, Nachrichten vom ehemaligen Kloster Gehrden in Wignads Archiv II, s. 365-71.

 
Admin. Notes
 

more research necessary

 
Contributors
 
June Mecham
 
Date Started
 
1134
 
Date Finished
 
1810
 
Length
 
519