Magdeburg Parish and Civil Jurisdictions, 1936

By Sonja Höke-Nishimoto

Introduction

The information in this register is Magdeburger Adressbuch (Directory of Magdeburg) for the year 1936 (FHL film 0477246). The Family History Library currently has microfilmed city directories for Magdeburg for the following years:

  • 1817 directory (FHL film 0897239, item 7)
  • 1893 directory (FHL film 0474910)
  • 1936 directory (FHL film 0477246)

Civil registration began in Magdeburg in 1874. There were six civil registration districts in Magdeburg. The specific addresses for each are not provided here but you should address your letter as follows:

An das Standesamt
39104 Magdeburg
Germany 

Each parish maintained its own church records. When writing for information from church records you have a much greater chance of success if you know the specific parish your ancestor lived in. You must also know the religion of your ancestor and write to the appropriate church. Addresses of the churches in Magdeburg are given below.

 

List of Catholic Parishes

An das Katolische Pfarramt St. Agnes
Nachtweide 90
39124 Magdeburg
Germany 

An das Katolische Pfarramt
St. Johannes Baptist zu Salbke
Repkow 2
39122 Magdeburg
Germany

An das Katolische Pfarramt St. Marien
Rottersdorfer 9a
39112 Magdeburg
Germany

An das Katolische Pfarramt St. Norbert
Kapellenstr. 3
39104 Magdeburg
Germany 

An das Katolische Pfarramt Propstei
Max-Josef-Metzger 1a
39104 Magdeburg
Germany

List of Protestant Parishes

Domkirche
Am Dom 1
39104 Magdeburg
Germany 

Evangelische Pfarramt
der Kirche zu Lemsdorf
Harzburger 5a
39118 Magdeburg
Germany 

Evangelische Pfarramt der
Kirche der Pfeiffer'schen Anstalten
Pfeifferstr. 10
39114 Magdeburg
Germany 

Evangelische Pfarramt der
Kirche zu Salbke
Greifenhagener Str. 3
39122 Magdeburg
Germany 

An Das Evangelische Pfarramt zur Paulus Kirche
Goethestr. 28
39108 Magdeburg
Germany 

An Das Evangelische Pfarramt St. Gertraud
Str. D DSF 17
(?39104) Magdeburg
Germany 

An Das Evangelische Pfarramt St. Ambrosi
Halberstädter Str. 132
39112 Magdeburg
Germany 

An Das Evangelische Pfarramt St. Nicolai
Brüderstr. 1
39124 Magdeburg
Germany 

The following protestant parishes were not listed in the 1991-92 Magdeburg telephone directory. For these parishes, write to the Evangelische Kirchengemeinde [Protestant parish community office] at the following address. 

Evangelische Kirchengemeinde Magdeburg
Neustädter Str. 6
39104 Magdeburg
Germany 

Be sure you indicate in your letter the specific parish you are interested in: 

Heiligegeist
Kapelle des Schifferheims
Kirche zu Fermersleben
Kirche zu Diesdorf
Kirche zu Cracau
Kirche zu Rothensee
Kirche zu Prester
Kirche zu Westerhüsen
Kloster Unser Lieben Frauen (Marien Kirche)
Lutherkirche
Martinskirche
St. Jacobi
St. Johannis
St. Katharinen
St. Ulrich und Levin
St. Petri

 

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