Dünnwald
Community ID
 
2477
 
Town
 
Cologne
 
Diocese
 
Cologne
 
Dedication
 
S. Nicholas
 
Date Founded
 
1143/48 (circa: see "foundation information," below)
 
Date Terminated
 
1803
 
Religious Order
 
Premonstratensian
 
Foundation Information
 

This community was originally established circa 1117-1118 for Augustinian canons. Circa 1143 the community was transformed into a community of Premonstratensian nuns, which it remained until 1803.

 
Manuscript Sources
 

The Hauptstaatsarchiv in Düsseldorf contains a fragmentary cartulary from the convent, circa 15th c., #B. 187. The Historisches Archiv in Cologne also possesses a cartulary, written after 1482, sine numero, and a fragmentary necrology dating from the fourteenth century, also sine numero.

 
Secondary Sources
  
Contributors
 
June Mecham
 
Date Started
 
1143
 
Date Finished
 
1803
 
Length
 
617