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Description - Parish

Kerk van Jelsum in Jelsum, Friesland, NL

MeMO institution ID and name
MeMO institution ID 167
Name (Dutch) Kerk van Jelsum
Name (English) Church of Jelsum
Patron saint(s)
Additional remarks
Location (according to current geography)
Province Friesland, NL - Netherlands
Settlement Jelsum
Coordinates 181/583B
Diocese before 1559 Utrecht
Diocese after 1559 Leeuwarden
Parish Jelsum
Date of foundation <1200
Founder(s) or main benefactor(s)
Right of collation
Phases in the institutional history The first church was founded in the twelfth century.
Date of reformation (or dissolution)
Additional remarks
Extant memorial objects and/or texts concerning memoria
Memorial objects
Text carriers
  • Joosting & Muller Hzn., J.G.C.& S., Bronnen voor de geschiedenis der kerkelijke rechtspraak in het bisdom Utrecht in de Middeleeuwen. I: S. Muller Hzn, De indeeling van het bisdom (The Hague 1915), 544
  • Karstkarel, Peter, Alle middeleeuwse kerken. Van Harlingen tot Wilhelmshaven (Leeuwarden 2007), 161
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Building history

General date of construction 1100-1300
Church or chapel(s)
Name Church of Jelsum
Date of foundation <1200
Date of consecration
Short history of the building stages 1150-1200: Construction of the nave in tuff stone. <1300: Construction of the tower in the thirteenth century. <1500: In the fifteenth century the current choir was constructed/ renovation of the choir. 1913, 1999: Restoration.
Additional remarks Part of the inventory are a pulpit, a baptistery screen (1703), a church organ ( 1834) and various memorial tombs. At the cemetery several crypts have been constructed.
Burial ground
Location
Date of consecration
Date of clearance
Extant building remnants
Demolition
Additional remarks
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