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Bristol

Martin Hutstein, a guy of the catholic Hutsteiner families in Westphalia-Hesse went to England and married an English girl from London named Mary Ann Kenrick. He was working as a tailor and lived with his wife and 11 children in Bristol. Obviously he made his fortune there as he founded some tailor business there. It is still unknown what circumstances brought Martin to the UK. According some court records in state’s archive of Hesse he […]... Read More

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