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Aggersborg Parish, Hjørring, Denmark Genealogy

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

History[edit | edit source]

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


Aggersborg Parish
Jurisdictions
Stift (diocese) Viborg
Pastorat (chapelry) Løgstør, Aggersborg, Kornum, Løgsted
Amt (county) 1662 - 1793 Aalborghus
Amt (county) 1794 - 1970 Hjørring
Herred (district) Øster Han
Kommune (municipality) Løgstør
1788 – 1793 Lægd number 12
1794 – 1869 Lægd number 69
1870 – Udskrivningskred /Lægd number 5/541
Gods (estate) Øster Han herreds provsti; Vester Han herreds provsti; Ågård gods; Kokkedal gods; Bratskov gods; Øster Han herreds provsti; Vesløsgård gods; Øster Han Herredsret; Vester Han Herredsret



Place Names[edit | edit source]

Aggersborg, Aggersborggaard, Aggersborgrimme, Aggersund,

Bavnehøje, Borredige, Borreholm, Branddalhus,

Digløre Holm,

Eriksminde,

Fællesholm,

Højrimmegaard,

Krøldrup, Kvindbjerggaard, Kærhuse,

Langholm, Lille Bredsning,Løbhøj,

Mosegaard,

Neder Aggersund, Nørgaard, Nørre Agersund Færgeby, Nørre Bjerge Aa, Nørre Bredbæk,

Ottoshvile, Over Aggersund,

Pibhav Bakke, Præstebakke,

Steensgaard, Stendalgaard, Store Bredsning, Sundshave, Søholm, Sønder Aggersundgaarde, Sønder Bredbæk, Sønder Tranholme, Søndergaard, Sønderslette,

Thorup, Torup Holme, Trehøje,

Ullerup, Ullerupgaard, Ullerup Holme, Ullerup Langholm, Ullerup Vestergaard,

Vestergaard, Vikingeborg,

Ydre Sletten


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

  • Surrounding Parishes

Aalborg amt: Kornum, Løgstør, Næsborg

Hjørring amt: Bejstrup

Thisted amt: Gøttrup, Kettrup

Birth, Marriage, and Death Online Records[edit | edit source]

  • 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
Gothic Script and examples (Danish)
Gothic script help links (Danish)
  • Knowing What to Look for Next:
To understand the best research strategies for these records, see Denmark Church Records Christenings Guide.


Collections[edit | edit source]

  • 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[edit | edit source]

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Family History Library Records[edit | edit source]

Click Denmark, Hjørring Records for a full listing of records at the Family History Library, that may be digitized. Check back occasionally to see if your records have become available. In the meantime, some of them might be available at a Family History Center near you.

Click on "Places within Denmark, Hjørring" and then select your parish.


References[edit | edit source]

- Krabsen & Medici. "Krabsens Stednavnebase." <http://www.krabsen.dk/stednavnebase/>, Dec 2011.

- Trap, J. P., ed. Kongeriget Danmark, 4th ed. Vol. 5, Hjørring, Thisted, Aalborg, Viborg og Randers Amter. København: G. E. C. Gads Forlag, 1901.