St. Mauritz

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Sankt Mauritz
City of Munster
"Split by a wave cut in front in blue three staggered upright golden (yellow) ears of wheat and behind in gold (yellow) a blue water mill wheel with black blades."
Coordinates: 51 ° 57 ′ 45 "  N , 7 ° 40 ′ 20"  E
Height : 53 m
Area : 7.41 km²
Residents : 21,297  (Dec. 31, 2017)
Population density : 2,874 inhabitants / km²
Incorporation : 1st January 1975
Postal code : 48155
Area code : 0251
The telecommunications tower , the tallest building in Münster, is in St. Mauritz

St. Mauritz is the term used for the living areas ( districts ) Mauritz-Ost and Mauritz-Mitte (Mondstrasse) in the eastern district of Münster in Westphalia according to their main statutes. The district is bounded by the Dortmund-Ems Canal in the west and the Werse in the east. In the north the border runs along the Münster – Osnabrück railway line and in the south behind the residential area south of Wolbecker Strasse. Over 20,000 people live in an area of ​​around 7.4 km². Until it was incorporated in the course of the regional reform on January 1, 1975, St. Mauritz was an independent municipality in the Münster district .

St. Mauritz is one of the most sought-after and most expensive districts of Münster today.

The St. Konrad Church

There are three centers in this residential area. In the north lies the community of St. Mariä Himmelfahrt Dyckburg with the monastery complex and the St. Mauritz high school . The Boniburg Forest is located around this community. In the middle of the district is the municipality of St. Konrad. The houses on the processional path are over 100 years old, while the other houses were only built after the Second World War . In 1937, during the National Socialist era , the St. Konrad Church was built, which was consecrated by Bishop Clemens August Graf von Galen . In the south is the third parish, St. Margareta. Most people live here. This area was built in the 1960s and was mostly home to simple laborers. The Dortmund-Ems Canal is a popular local recreation area in summer.

In addition to the three above-mentioned Catholic parishes in St. Mauritz (they merged in mid-2007 to form the parish of St. Benedikt and were merged with Sankt Mauritz, Herz-Jesu and Erpho and Pius in 2013. Dyckburg was given to Handorf) there is also an evangelical one Local community. The Protestant Resurrection Church was built in 1956/57 on Laerer Landweg, the new parish hall in 2006 next to the church.

Sankt Mauritz parish

Expansion of Sankt Mauritz in the middle of the 19th century

The municipality of Sankt Mauritz existed in the former Münster district until 1974. It emerged from the parish of Sankt Mauritz , which included the old farmers' communities of Coerde, Gelmer, Gittrup, Kemper, Laer and Werse . The St. Mauritz Church was the eponymous parish church of the parish.

Mauritz Office

In the course of the rural community order of the Province of Westphalia in 1843/44, the Mauritz office was created . In addition to Sankt Mauritz as the official seat, it included the communities of Amelsbüren , Handorf , Hiltrup , Lamberti and Überwasser .

Since the middle of the 19th century, the urban development of Münster increasingly extended to Sankt Mauritz. In 1875 the first parts of Sankt Mauritz were incorporated into the city of Münster. In 1903 Sankt Mauritz lost further parts of the municipality to the city of Münster, but was enlarged in the northwest by part of the dissolved municipality of Überwasser . With the major territorial reform through the Münster / Hamm law , the municipality of Sankt Mauritz was fully incorporated into the city of Münster on January 1, 1975. The other municipalities of the office all also fell to Munster.

From today's districts of the city of Münster, Coerde , Dyckburg , Erphoviertel , Gelmer , Mauritzviertel , Rumphorst and St. Mauritz belonged to the original municipality of Sankt Mauritz. Sandrup and Sprakel belonged to Sankt Mauritz since 1903.

Population development

Population development in the municipality of Sankt Mauritz:

year Residents source
1858 3,605
1874 5,478
1885 1,834
1895 2,863
1910 2,649
1925 3,461
1939 4,598
1946 5,823
1950 6,993
1974 8,833
2015 20,825

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Federal Statistical Office (ed.): Historical municipality directory for the Federal Republic of Germany. Name, border and key number changes in municipalities, counties and administrative districts from May 27, 1970 to December 31, 1982 . W. Kohlhammer, Stuttgart / Mainz 1983, ISBN 3-17-003263-1 , p. 311 .
  2. Official Gazette for the Münster administrative district in 1844, p. 48: Formation of the Mauritz Office. Retrieved February 2, 2014 .
  3. Statistical news about the government district of Münster, 1860
  4. ^ Hans-Walter Pries: Parish Sankt Mauritz. In: HIS-Data. Retrieved January 21, 2014 .
  5. ^ Community encyclopedia for the province of Westphalia 1885
  6. 1895 census
  7. Uli Schubert: German municipality register 1910. Retrieved on February 2, 2014 .
  8. ^ A b Michael Rademacher: German administrative history. (No longer available online.) Archived from the original on September 24, 2015 ; accessed on February 2, 2014 . Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot /
  9. 1946 census
  10. ^ A b Hans-Walter Pries: Sankt Mauritz. In: HIS-Data. Retrieved January 21, 2014 .