The Hannsl Hutsteiner farm

The second Hutsteiner farm located at the Hutstein in Upper Austria was recorded first in 1537. In the Falkenstein Urbar of 1537 Hannsl (=Johann) paid his taxes there, so it was founded and the wood was cleared there in the years before 1537. Unfortunately no earlier document is available to state more detailed when the farm was really founded and the forest cleared there. The size of the farm was: “9 Tagwerk” (= ~ 9 […]... Read More
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Burden of war

  Paul Grubauer, who succeeded on the Themel Hutsteiner farm from 1631 wrote a letter to his lord in 1652 asking for relief of interest payment. He took had to pay interests for a 200 Gulden loan from the parish of Pfarrkirchen, which he could not afford anymore in 1652 due to former war burdens. He therefore asked for relief and that he may stay on his farm.              ... Read More
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The Themel Hutsteiner farm

The very first Hutsteiner farm located at the Hutstein in Upper Austria was founded between 1488 and 1509. In the Urbar of 1488 no farm at the Hutstein was mentioned while 1509 Tameln (=Thomas) already paid his taxes there, so it was founded and the wood was cleared there in the years before 1509. The size of the farm was: “9 Tagwerk” (= ~ 9 x 3407 square meters) fields, “4 Tagwerk” (= ~ 4 […]... Read More
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The Falkner Cross

In the Hutstein Forest, next to the path from Osterwasser to Hutstein, there is a wooden cross with the tools of Christ’s torture. Before the First World War, Johann Falkner (a.k.a. Petern-Poldi Hans) from Hutstein was involved in a fight in Pfarrkirchen during a conversation. He tore up a grave cross in the cemetery and killed his opponent with it. About a year later he went home drunk on the Kirchensteig (Hutstein-Steig), the path from […]... Read More