Absalons Parish København, København, Denmark

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Absalons

Guide to Absalons, Denmark ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, and military records.


History

Absalons parish was established on 22 August 1917 after splitting from Skt. Matthæus parish.

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Absalons Parish
Jurisdictions
Stift (diocese) Københavns Stift
Pastorat (chapelry) Vesterbro Bykirke Pastorat
Amt (county) 1662 - 1793 Add here
Amt (county) 1794 - 1970 Copenhagen City
Herred (district) Add here
Kommune (municipality) Add here
1788 – 1793 Lægd number Add here
1794 – 1869 Lægd number Add here
Gods (estate) Add here


Street Names

Arkonagade, Asger Rygs Gade

Belvederegade

Dybbølsgade

Enghave Brygge, Erik Ejegods Gade, Esbern Snares Gade

Fiskerihavnsgade

Godsbanegade

Ingerslevsgade

Kalvebod Brygge, Kalvebod Pladsvej, Knud Lavards Gade, Krusaagade

Landvindingsgade

Sigerstedgade, Skibbroen, Skjalm Hvides Gade, Sommerstedgade, Sønder Boulevard

Tjæregade, Tømmergravsgade

Vasbygade

To see what kind of place it is you will need a Danish Gazetteer.

  • Surrounding Parishes


Birth, Marriage, and Death Online Records

  • Free Online Database:
The vast majority of research you do in Denmark will be in church parish registers, which are held in the Danish State Archives available online at ARKIVALIERONLINE. Select your county and parish from the drop-down lists.
  • Help Reading Danish Records:
Denmark Parish Register Headings provides translated examples of parish headings. You will be able to interpret much of what is in the records using these headings. Danish Word List covers typical terms found in the records. Fixed and Moveable Feast Days for: Denmark will help you translate dates written in feast day form. Denmark surnames are patronymic and change every generation, so carefully study Denmark Names, Personal.
  • Help Reading Old Handwriting:
FamilySearch offers free online lessons about reading old Danish handwriting: Reading Scandinavian Gothic Handwritten Records Lesson 1: Scandinavian Gothic Letters, Lesson 2: Names, Words, and Dates, and Lesson 3: Handwritten Records
  • Knowing What to Look for Next:
To understand the best research strategies for these records, see Denmark Church Records Christenings Guide.


Collections

  • Lægdsruller, Danish Military Levying Rolls, is a census of men eligible to join military (1789-1932)
What's on Lægdsruller and Søruller
Danish Military Levying Rolls (Lægdsruller)

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Family History Library Records

Click Denmark, København Records for a full listing of records at the Family History Library, that may be viewed on loan at a family history center near you. Click on "Places within Denmark, København" and then select your parish.

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