Lignières - History

From the XIIth to the XVIIIth century
From the XIXth century to 1995
Ancient views on Lignières (French)
Lignières, pictures from then and now
Old place names (1815 to 1976)
Land prices in 1875
Pastors between 1555 and 1892
Fondation Hôtel de Commune (French)
Bonjour & Junod Confraternity

Lignières - Family sites

Bonjour
Schleppi
Simon

Lignières - Other links

Some statistics on the village
Official site of Lignières (French)
Brass Band "l'Avenir"
Aerial views


Summer 2007 - click to enlarge

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Pastors in Lignières between 1555 and 1892

Installation Came from Names Then
1555   Guillaume Houbraque Died Oct 1562
5 Nov 1562   Jacques Rossel  
7 Jan 1563 Rouens, F Noël Thorel Neuchâtel, 1576
15 Aug 1576   Grégoire Michaud Bonneville 1580
20 Jan 1580 College of Neuchâtel Noël Thorel (2ème fois) Died 1599
1599   Christophe Fabry Locle, Jul 1605
Jul 1605 Deacon of Valangin Pierre Landry Died Jan 1633
Apr 1633 Deacon of Valangin Michée Girard Died 24 Oct 1636
17 Mar 1637 Suffragan in Cortaillod Olivier Rosselet Died 25 Oct 1641
17 Feb 1642   Louis Breguet Môtiers 4 Apr 1644
4 Apr 1644 Deacon of Neuchâtel David Huguenin Môtiers 1 Feb 1655
1 Feb 1655 Deacon of Valangin Samuel Perrot Dismissed 11 Oct 1655
2 Apr 1656 Deacon of St Imier Michel Fabry Corcelles, 4 Jan 1664
4 Jan 1664 Deacon of Neuchâtel Elie Perrot Died 14 Aug 1697
Sep 1697 Incorporated in the pastoral corps Jean-Louis Chouppard Deacon in Neuchâtel 2 Aug 1699
12 Sep 1699   Pierre Cartier Died, Jun 1716
Jul 1716   Jean-Jacques Montandon Brévine, May 1724
May 1724   Jean-Frédéric Petitpierre Died 10 Nov 1755
26 Nov 1755   Abram Deluze Cornaux 5 Jul 1763
5 Jul 1763 Deacon of Môtiers Jonas de Gélieu Colombier 6 mai 1790
6 May 1790 Deacon of Môtiers Charles-Daniel Vaucher Saint Aubin 8 Jun 1803
8 Jun 1803 Brévine François Louis Gagnebin Died 30 Jul 1812
15 Aug 1812 Travers Elie-Emer Peters Died 24 Feb 1814
9 Mar 1814 Brenets Frédéric Quinche Died Jan 1818
1 Feb 1818 Côtes-aux-Fées Charles de Chaillet Congé 13 Feb 1844
13 Feb 1844 Locle Charles Guyenet Resigned 1 Nov 1863
1 Nov 1863 Suffragan in Lignières Paul-Henri Besson Independant church, 1873
16 Nov 1873 Student in Neuchâtel Ami Parel Môtiers 18 Aug 1878
29 Sep 1878 Bayards Edmond Voumard Died 29 May 1892
13 Aug 1892 Student in  Neuchâtel Philippe Rollier