Gevelsberg
Community ID
 
1367
 
Town
 
Hagen
 
Diocese
 
Cologne, now Paderborn
 
Dedication
 
S. Mary, S. Laurentius
 
Date Founded
 
1230 (circa)
 
Date Terminated
 
1812
 
Religious Order
 
Cistercian
 
Rule
 
Benedictine
 
Foundation Information
 

The convent was founded shortly after 1230; it is first mentioned in documents dating to 1235. After 1577 it became a women's chapter for noble women of all confessions.

 
Miscellaneous Information
 

The community's archives are located in the Staatarchiv in Münster , the parish archive in Gevelsberg and in the Stadtarchiv in Duesseldorf.

 
Admin. Notes
 

more research necessary

 
Contributors
 
June Mecham
 
Date Started
 
1230
 
Date Finished
 
1812
 
Length
 
478