Handbjerg Parish, Ringkøbing, Denmark Genealogy

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Amt 1662 - 1793 Lundenæs
Amt 1794 - 1970 Ringkøbing
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1788 – 1793 Lægd number 55
1794 – 1869 Lægd number 90
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Place Names

Gade, Gammelby, Gydsbæk, Handbjerg, Handbjerg Strand, Hedegaard, Horstoft, Hulgaard, Katholm, Kokborg, Lindbjærg, Melgaard,  Nedergaardsminde, Rusborg, Sandholm, Storgaaard, Strandby, Sønderby, Tindskov, Trædholt, Vestergaard, Vivtrup, Østergaard

 

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References:
 

-Krabsen & Medici. "Krabsens Stednavnebase."
http://www.krabsen.dk/stednavnebase/,
-Trap, J. P., ed. Kongeriget Danmark, 4te ed. Vol.8, Ringkøbing Amt,
København: G. E. C. Gads Forlag, 1928