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Pomeranian Genealogy

Kreis Schilvelbein

Kreis History

  • Schivelbein was part of Brandenburg's Neumark until 1815.
  • Schivelbein became a Kreis in 1815, and was part of the administrative district of Köslin until 1932.
  • The Kreis became part of Kreis Belgard in 1932, with a small southern portion becoming part of Dramburg.
  • Schivelbein started out as a village on an island on the Rega River fortified with walls and ditches.
  • Schivelbein received city rights in 1296.
  • It was transferred form the von Wedell family to the Teutonic Knights in 1384. They extended the castle there in 1444.
  • Schivelbein had the following businesses: grain mills, machine factory, furniture factory, lime and sandstone works, vinegar factory, dairy, tanneries, dye works, and sausage factory.
  • The Gothic Marienkirche dominates the skyline of Schivelbein.
  • Schivelbein is now known as Swidwin.

Archives and Libraries (Archive und Bibliotheken)

Archives

Archiwum Państwowie w Koszalinie
(Staatsarchiv Köslin)
skr. poczt. 149
ul. M. Skłodowskiej-Curie 2
PL 75-950 Koszalin

Archiwum Diecezjalne
(Diözesanarchiv Köslin)
ul. Ks. Kard. Stefana Wyszyńskiego 16
PL 75-950 Koszalin

Libraries

Martin-Opitz-Bibliothek
Berliner Platz 5
44623 Herne
Tel. (02323)16 2805
Fax (02323)16 2609

Handbibliothek der FST Neumark
Dr. Gerd C. Schmerse
Meckelstedter Str. 9
27624 Meckelstedt

Resources

Research Contacts

Heimatkreisausschuß (HKA) Vorsitzender (Chair)
anfred Pleger
Mühlenstr. 20
24235 Laboe, Germany
Tel.: 04343-8357
manfred.pleger@t-online.de
www.belgard.org
Heimatkreisbearbeiter (HKB) (Manager or Secretary)
Dieter Schimmelpfennig
Möhlweg 2 a
24899 Wohlde, Germany
Tel.: 0336-3486
webmaster@belgard.org
Pommerscher Greif Ansprechpartner (Contact)
Dieter Schimmelpfennig
Möhlweg 2 a
24899 Wohlde, Germany
Tel.: 0336-3486
webmaster@belgard.org

Towns and Communities (Städte und Gemeinden )

(Gutsbezirk = manors, estates)

Ankerholz Holzkathen Ochsenberg
Antonienhof Ilsbruch Panzerin (Gutsbezirk)
Augusthof Immenberg Panzeriner Mühle
Balsdrey Kappe Podewils
Barenswinkel (Gutsbezirk) Karsbaum Polchlep
Berkenow (Gutsbezirk) Kartlow (Gutsbezirk) Pribslaff
Beustrin (Gutsbezirk) Klanzig (Gutsbezirk) Repzin (Gutsbezirk)
Birkenberg Vorwerk Klein Vorbeck Ritzig (Gutsbezirk)
Boltenhagen Klemzow (Gutsbezirk) Rützenhagen (Gutsbezirk)
Botenhagen Kleveland Schivelbein
Brandenbruch Klötzin (Gutsbezirk) Schlenzig (Gutsbezirk)
Brandenbrück Klützkow (Gutsbezirk) Schlönwitz (Gutsbezirk)
Bratenberg Klützkower Mühle Schmitzkenberg
Briesen (Gutsbezirk) Kolonushof Schönfeld
Brunow (Gutsbezirk) Kreitzig (Gutsbezirk) Schütt
Bullenberg Kussenow (Gutsbezirk) Schulzenberg
Butterhagen Labenz Schwarzsee (Gutsbezirk)
Dohnafelde Langenhaken (Gutsbezirk) Seeligsfelde
Dolgenow (Gutsbezirk) Lankow (Gutsbezirk) Semerow (Gutsbezirk)
Emilienhof Laubberg Simmatzig (Gutsbezirk)
Erlenbruch Leckow (Gutsbezirk) Stadthof
Falkenberg (Gutsbezirk) Leoshof Steinkenberg
Friedensburg Liepz (Gutsbezirk) Stubbenberg
Friedhof Meseritz (Gutsbezirk) Technow
Friedrichshof Nelep (Gutsbezirk) Teschenbusch
Fuchsberg Nemmin Tivoli 2
Fülgen Neu Labenz Venzlaffshagen
Göhle C Vorwerk (Gutsbezirk) Neu Pribslaff Vierhof (Gutsbezirk)
Gramzow Neu Schivelbein Völzkow (Gutsbezirk)
Grössin (Gutsbezirk) Nieder Göhle Vorderfeld
Gumtow Nieder Schlönwitz Wachholzhausen
Gumtow Kol Niederhof Wartensgrenz
Hagelbach Nuthagen Wopersnow (Gutsbezirk)