Veckārķi (estate)

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Veckārķi (German: Alt-Karkell)was an estate in northern Latvia, located in Kārķi parish. A grand manor house was being built at the beginning of the 20th century, but it then suffered in the First World War and was never restored to its intended glory. Some of the subsidiary peasant farms still survive.

The surnames found in the 1826 revision list for Veckārķi, written as they appear in the document:

The 1826 revision list is one of the earliest sources for the surnames of Veckārķi.