Citadels Parish København, København, Denmark

From FamilySearch Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search

Europe Gotoarrow.png Denmark Gotoarrow.pngCopenhagen City Gotoarrow.pngCitadels

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

History

Citadels church was dedicated 26 November 1704. On 9 Jan 1739, Citadellet Frederikshavns congregation seperated from Garnisons parish and became Citadels parish.

The following is a chronological list of changes to the parish:

  • 16 Dec 1892 - the areas of Middelgrundsfortet, Trekroner, Pøvstenen, Lynetten, and Mellemfortet were added to the parish
  • 2 October 1902 - until this date, Citadels parish was primarily a military parish, but on this date a civilian congregation was established.
  • 30 Dec 1915 - part of Skt. Jacobs parish was added to Citadels.
  • 8 Feb 1923 - part of Davids parish added to Citadels
  • 2 Sept 1949 - All military personel and their families required to attend Citadels (or another military parish), no matter if they live outside the parish boundaries or not.
  • 1 Oct 1973 - the areas of Trekroner, Prøvestenen, and Mellemfortet were given to Vor Frelser parish

(Write information such as: how old the parish is, interesting facts about the parish, what alternate names it has, or any boundary changes.)

Add here
Jurisdictions
Stift Add here
Pastorat Add here
Amt 1662 - 1793 Add here
Amt 1794 - 1970 Copenhagen City
Herred Add here
Kommune Add here
1788 – 1793 Lægd number Add here
1794 – 1869 Lægd number Add here
Retskreds Add here
Skifteretten Add here
Gods Add here


Street Names

Arendalsgade

Bergensgade

Classensgade

Folke Bernadottes Alle, Fridtjof Nansens Plads

Gefionsgade

Hardangergader, Holsteinsgade

Jens Munks Gade

Kastellet, Kastelsvej

Langelinie, Lipkesgade, Livjægergade

Mandalsgade

Nordborggade, Nordre Toldbod, Næstvedgade

Præstøgade

Stavangergade, Strandboulevarden, Sønderborggade

Toldbodvej, Trondhjems Plads, Trondhjemsgade

Willemoesgade

Østbanegade

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)

Related Sources

{{{link}}}Ask the Community Button New Version.jpg



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.

References