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Augsbuurt (The Netherlands)
Kollumerland en Nieuwkruisland, Fryslân province
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by Jarig Bakker, 15 May 2003
Augsbuurt village (Lytsewâld)
The old name was Augsbuur (Frisian: Augsbūr) or Lutkewoude (Frisian: Lytsewāld). In the 1990s the name was changed to Augsbuurt (Frisian: Lytsewāld)
Three horizontal stripes yellow - red - green, with 5 pinnacles on red
Colors: princes-yellow, clear-red, and clear-green.
The pinnacles refer to a "stins" (castle) of the family De Clant in
the 16th century; later the families of Roorda, Van Scheltema, and Van
Aylva lived there.
Source: information from Kollumerland municipality.
Augsbuurt Coat of Arms
from Ralf Hartemink's website.
Coat of arms registered in the Genealogysk Jierboek 1976.