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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
Additional remarks
  • Veen, J.S. van; Beekman, A.A., 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

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
Date of consecration
Date of clearance
Extant building remnants
Demolition 1876
Additional remarks
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