Holmsland Klit Parish, Ringkøbing, Denmark Genealogy

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Ringkøbing County
Holmsland Klit
Holmsland Klit Parish
Stift (diocese) Ribe Stift
Pastorat (chapelry) Holmsland Klit Pastorat
Amt (county) 1662 - 1793 Add here
Amt (county) 1794 - 1970 Ringkøbing
Herred (district) Hind
Kommune (municipality) Add here
1788 – 1793 Lægd number Add here
1794 – 1869 Lægd number Add here
1870 – Udskrivningskred /Lægd number Add Here
Gods (estate) Lars Rindums gods; Søndervang gods; Ulfborg Herredsret; Hind Herredsret


Until January 1, 2007 Holmsland was a municipality in Ringkjøbing County on the west coast of the Jutland peninsula in west Denmark. The municipality covered an area on a narrow strip of land, Holmsland Dunes, which is connected to the mainland on the north and south, and bounded on the east by Ringkøbing Fjord and on the west by the North Sea. The main town and site of its municipal council was the town of Hvide Sande.
The municipality was created in 1970 due to a Municipality Reform that combined a number of existing parishes, Gammelsogn, Holmsland Klit and Nysogn.
Holmsland municipality ceased to exist due to The Municipality Reform of 2007 when it was merged with existing Egvad, Ringkøbing, Skjern, and Videbæk municipalities to form the new Ringkøbing-Skjern municipality. The new municipality belongs to the Region Midtjylland ("Mid-Jutland Region").

Place Names:

Bavnebjerg, Bavnebjerg, Bjergeborg Strand, Bjerregaard, Brunkrog,

Dæmonsbjerg, Dødemandsbjerg,

Fiskerbod Bjerg,

Gammelhus Bjerge,

Hansnæs Bjerg, Haurvig, Havrvig, Havrvig Kirke, Hegnet, Holmsland Klit, Hvide Sande,

Karen Brands Bjerg, Klegod,

Lille Oles Bjerg, Lyngvig Kirke,

Mamrelund, Månedskrog Bjerg,

Nymandsbjerg, Nørre Havrvig, Nørre Lyngvig, Nørresand,

Olsens Pold,

Renderne, Riskrog Bjerg,

Skelhage, Skodbjerge, Stormodden, Sælhundebanke, Sønder Havrvig, Sønder Lyngvig, Søndersand,

Troldbjerg, Tyvmose, Tyvmose Bjerg,


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-Krabsen & Medici. "Krabsens Stednavnebase."
-Trap, J. P., ed. Kongeriget Danmark, 4te ed. Vol.8, Ringkøbing Amt,
København: G. E. C. Gads Forlag, 1928