Denmark, København, København, Guardianship Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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This article describes a collection of records scheduled to become available at FamilySearch.org.
Copenhagen City, Copenhagen County, Denmark
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Record Description
Record Type Guardianship
Collection years: 1859-1903
Language: Danish
Title in the Language: Danmark, København, København, laugværgeprotokol, 1859-1903
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Copenhagen City Recorder


What is in This Collection?

The collection consists of guardianship records from the city of Copenhagen for the years 1923 to 1939.

Collection Content

The information varies by time period and record. You may find any of the following:

  • Name of the primary individual or individuals
  • Name of guardian and relationship if any
  • Names of parents
  • Age of child
  • Residence
  • Date of appointment
  • Amount of monies exchanged

Sample Image

How Do I Search the Collection?

To begin your search it is helpful to know:

  • Name of your ancestor
  • Identifying information such as their age or residence

To search the collection:
⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒Select the appropriate "Archive"
⇒Select the appropriate "Series and Title"
⇒Select the appropriate "Volume and Year" which takes you to the images.

Look at each image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination. Keep in mind:

  • There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
  • You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
  • Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.

For Help Reading These Records

These records are in Danish. For help reading the records see the wiki articles:

What Do I Do Next?

When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Save a copy of the image or transcribe the information. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details. Add this new information to your records of each family. You should also look for leads to other records about your ancestors. For example, use the place, address or residence listed to locate church records.

I Can't Find Who I'm Looking For, Now What?

  • Look for variant spellings of the names. You should also look for nicknames and abbreviated names.
  • Search the records of nearby localities.

Research Helps

The following articles will help you in your research for your family in Denmark.

Citing this Collection

Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.

Collection Citation

"Denmark, København, København, Guardianship Records, 1859-1903." Images. FamilySearch.http://FamilySearch.org : 2017. Citing City Recorder, Københavns Stadsarkiv, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Record Citation:
When looking at a record, the citation is found below the record.
Image Citation:
When looking at an image, the citation is found on the Information tab at the bottom left of the screen.

How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.