Roskilde County, Denmark Genealogy

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Guide to Roskilde ancestry, family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.



Roskilde was one of the original amter of Denmark. It was unchaged by the reform act of 1793, but in 1808 it was annexed to Copenhagen County. In 1970 the county was recreated by the Communal Reform Act. On 1 January 2007 it was made part of Region Zealand.

Archives, Societies, and Libraries

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Census Records


  • Ramsø Herred
  • Sømme Herred
  • Tune Herred
  • Voldborg Herred



Map of parishes

Probate Records


  • Barfredshøj
  • Benzonseje (Benzondal) now Risbyholm
  • Duebrødre kloster
  • Gammel Lellingegård
  • Gjeddesdal
  • Heignet
  • Hejnstrupgård
  • Kappelgårdene
  • Kornerupgård
  • Krabbesholm
  • Ledregård
  • Roskilde Adelige Jomfrukloster
  • Roskilde domkirkes gods
  • Ryegård
  • Skullerupholm
  • Spanager
  • Stenkelstrup
  • Svenstrup
  • Vibygård
  • Åstrup