Trinitatis Parish København, København, Denmark

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


Until 1660, Trinitatis was a student parish for the University of Copenhagen. Since then, it became a regular parish and has undergone many changes throughout the years. The following is a timeline of events for the parish:

1687 - Part of Vor Frue parish was added to Trinitatis parish

1805 - Part of the disbanded Skt. Nikolaj parish was added

1858 - The parish was split into two parishes - Trinitatis Nordre and Trinitatis Søndre

1861 - Part of the parish was added to Skt. Johannes parish

1877 - The border between Trinitatis and Skt. Johannes were regulated. Also, the northern part of Trinitatis parish was seperated and added to Skt. Pauls parish

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Street Names

Adelgade, Ahlefeldtsgade, Aabenraa

Bag Volden, Borgergade, Brøndstræde

Dronningensgade, Dronningens Tværgade

Fiolstræde, Frederiksborg Gade

Gammel Mønt, Gothersgade, Gothersgade Mølle

Hausergade, Hauser Plads, Hjortelænge

Imod Østerporten

Kjøbmagergade, Klareboderne, Kronprinsensgade, Krystalgade, Krystalpassagen, Kultorvet

Landmærke, Lille Brøndstræde, Lille Kannikestræde, Lille Kjøbmagergade, Lille Regnegade, Linnesgade, Lønporten


Nørre Farimagsgade, Nørretorv, Nørrevold, Nørre Voldgade

Pilestræde, Pustervig

Rosenborggade, Rosengaarden, Rømersgade

Sankt Gjertruds Stræde, Sjæleboderne, Skindergade, Slippen, Springgade, Store Brøndstræde, Store Kannikestræde, Store Kjøbmagergade, Store Regnegade, Suhmsgade, Sværtegade

Timiansgade, Tornebuskegade

Vendersgade, Vognmagergade, Vognmandgade, Volden, Voldgade

Øster Farimagsgade, Øster Voldgade

Streets belonging to Trinitatis Nordre Parish

Balsamgade, Bryggerlænge

Gothersgade, Grønlandsgade

Helsingørsgade, Hindegade, Hjortestræde, Hoppenslænge

Kaninlænge, Klerkegade, Kokkegade, Kronprinsessegade, Krusemøntegade


Ny Kongensgade, Nørrevold, Nørre Voldgade


Rigensgade, Rosengade

Stenkulsgade, Stokhusgade, Store Kongensgade, Sølvgade


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