Høje Tåstrup Parish, København, Denmark Genealogy

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Hoje Tastrup

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


Høje-Taastrup Kommune is a municipality in the Region Hovedstaden on the island of Zealand in eastern Denmark. The municipality covers an area of 30 miles.
It was formed by the 1970 Danish Municipal Reform, and its 1974 adjustment, by merging the parish municipalities of Høje Taastrup, Sengeløse, the Fløng part of Hvedstrup-Fløng and the Reerslev part of Reerslev-Vindinge.

Høje Tåstrup Parish
Stift (diocese) Helsingør Stift
Pastorat (chapelry) Høje Tåstrup Pastorat
Amt (county) 1662 - 1793 København
Amt (county) 1794 - 1970 København
Herred (district) Smørum
Kommune (municipality) Add here
1788 – 1793 Lægd number 21
1794 – 1869 Lægd number 22
1870 – Udskrivningskred /Lægd number 1 / 12
Gods (estate) Skjoldenæsholm gods; Bogtrykker gods; Benzonsdal gods; Cathrinebjærg gods; Gjeddesdal gods; Københavns stads og magistrats gods; Etatsråd Nissens stiftelses gods; København amts søndre birk

Place Names



Cathrinehaabs Mølle,


Hadehuset, Hedeberghuse, Hedehusgaarden, Hedehusene, Hedehusene Stationsby, Hedehuset, Heide Huset, Højbakkegaard, Høje Taastrup,

Kallerup, Kallerupgaarde, Klovtoftegaard, Kragehave,

Lillehjem, Lykkensgave,




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

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- Krabsen Medici. "Krabsens Stednavnebase." http://www.krabsen.dk/stednavnebase/, May. 2012.

- Trap, J. P., ed. Kongeriget Danmark, 4d ed. Vol. 2, Frederiksborg, København, og Holbæk Amt. København: G. E. C. Gads Forlag, 1920.