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Description - Parish

St. Lambertuskerk in Mheer, Limburg, NL

MeMO institution ID and name
MeMO institution ID 499
Name (Dutch) St. Lambertuskerk
Name (English) St Lamberts's Church
Patron saint(s)
  • Lambert
Additional remarks
Location (according to current geography)
Province Limburg, NL - Netherlands
Settlement Mheer
Coordinates 183/310B
Diocese before 1559 Liege
Diocese after 1559 Liege
Parish Mheer
Date of foundation <1558
Founder(s) or main benefactor(s)
Right of collation The lord of Mheer
Phases in the institutional history 1558: Mheer is mentioned as 'ecclesia'. It was a 'quarta capella', a parish which paid a lower tribute than a 'full' parish, under 's-Gravenvoeren. <1650: In the early decades of the seventeenth century, the parish of Mheer was separated from 's-Gravenvoeren.
Date of reformation (or dissolution)
Additional remarks
Extant memorial objects and/or texts concerning memoria
Memorial objects
Text carriers
Type of extant material institution archive/archival material
Storage in one place
Short description of the material RHCL: 21.372- Parochie van de Heilige Lambertus te Mheer. Size: 3,60 metre 124 described records. Inventory: Roebroeks, F.H.M., Plaatsingslijst van het parochiearchief van de Heilige Lambertus te Mheer.
Holding institution(s)
Name Regionaal Historisch Centrum Limburg (RHCL)
Settlement Maastricht, Limburg, NL
Website
Additional remarks
  • Beekman, A.A.; Veen, J.S. van, Geschiedkundige atlas van Nederland. De kerkelijke indeeling omstreeks 1550 tevens kloosterkaart III. De bisdommen Munster, Keulen en Luik; het bisdom Doornik (The Hague 1923), 93; deanery Maastricht
Links

Building history

General date of construction
Church or chapel(s)
Name Mheer, St Lambert's Church
Date of foundation
Date of consecration
Short history of the building stages 1876-1877: The current church substitutes a predecessor.
Additional remarks Part of the inventory are some old statues (fifteenth century) and memorial tombs.
Burial ground
Location
Date of consecration
Date of clearance
Extant building remnants
Demolition 1876
Additional remarks
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