Eggeslevmagle Parish, Sorø, Denmark Genealogy

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On 28 November 1881 it was decreed that parts of Smidstrup By would be tranferred to Skælskør Købstad parish and this went into effect on 1 January 1882. Then on 7 August 1884, it was decreed that further parts of Smidstrup would be transferred to Skælskør Købstad and this went into effect on 1 October 1884. On 2 December 2012 Eggeslevmagle became an annex of Skælskør.

Eggeslevmagle Parish
Stift (diocese) Roskilde (Catholic) (Pre-1022-1537), Sjælland (1537-1922), Roskilde (1922-Present)
Pastorat (chapelry) Eggeslevmagle (Early-2012), Skælskør-Eggeslevmagle (2012-Present)
Len -1662 Add here
Amt (county) 1662 - 1793 Korsør
Amt (county) 1794 - 1970 Sorø
Herred (district) Vester Flakkeberg
Kommune (municipality) Eggeslevmagle
1788 – 1793 Lægd number 6
1794 – 1869 Lægd number 69
1870 – Udskrivningskred /Lægd number 2/308
Gods (estate) Holsteinborg grevskab; Borreby gods; Basnæs gods; Universitetets gods; Gjerdrup gods; Universitetets gods

Place Names:


Eggeslevlille, Lb., Eggeslevmagle Mark, Eggeslevmagle (Egeslevmagle), Lb.,

Frankerup Mark, Fankerup, Lb.,

Gerdrup, Gerdrup Ravnemark, Gerdrup, Hgd.,

Hasselby, Hesselby, Hesselby Mark, Hesselby, Lb., Højstruphuset,

Kanehøj Mølle, Kudskehuset,

Ladebo Led, Lungen, Lyngbygaard, Lyngbygaard, Hgd.,

Ravnemark Gerdrup, Hse., Råbjerg,

Smidstrup, Smidstrup Mark, Smidstrup, Lb., Søborghus,


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-Krabsen & Medici. "Krabsens Stednavnebase.",
-Trap, J. P., ed. Kongeriget Danmark, 4te ed. Vol.3, Sorø Amt,
København: G. E. C. Gads Forlag, 1921