Klemensker Parish, Bornholm, Denmark Genealogy

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


Klemensker is a village in the north-western part of the Danish island of Bornholm and it is located on a crossroads north-east of Rønne, east of the coastal town Hasle and south of Allinge. It is known for its cheese production.

Klemensker Parish
Stift (diocese) Københavns Stift
Pastorat (chapelry) Klemensker-Rø Pastorat
Amt (county) 1662 - 1793 Bornholm
Amt (county) 1794 - 1970 Bornholm
Herred (district) Bornholms Nørre
Kommune (municipality) Add here
1788 – 1793 Lægd number Add here
1794 – 1869 Lægd number Add here
1870 – Udskrivningskred /Lægd number 6/10-11
Gods (estate) Nørre Herredsret

Place Names

Aagaard, Aarsballe, Aarsballegaard,
Asseregaard, Asseregaards Huse,
Baggaard, Baggaardsgrund, Bakkegaard, Bedegade, Boesgaard, Bolbygaard, Bolderis, Bolleris, Bolsterbjerg, Brogaard,
Duebjerg, Dyndegaard,
Karlsgaard, Klemensker, Klemenskirke, Kløven, Knudegaard, Kofodgaard, Kongensmark, Krashave, Krashavegaard, Krummeled, Kuregaard, Krykkegaard, Kølleregaard,
Ladegaard, Lyngholt,
Marevadgaard, Muregaard, Møllegaard,
Petersborg, Pilegaard,
Risby, Risbygde, Risegaard, Rokkesten,
Samsingsgaard, Simlegaard, Skarpeskade, Skindemyregaard, Skrubbedal, Skrubbegaard, Skrubbekrak, Splitsgaard, Splitsgaard Huse, Spydelund, Stangegaard, Svalhøj, Sæderegaard, Søsende,
Tofte, Tornbygaard, Tornbygaard, Tornegaard, Torpebakker, Træbenemølle,
Ved Bregneshave, Vester Pilegaard,
Øster Pilegaard

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

  • Surrounding Parishes

Bornholm County: Hasle, Nyker, Olsker, Rutsker, , Vestermarie, Østerlarsker

Birth, Marriage, and Death Online Records

  • 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.


  • 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)

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Family History Library Records

Click Denmark, Bornholm, Bodilsker Recordsfor a full listing of records at the Family History Library, that may be viewed on loan at a family history center near you.


-Krabsen & Medici. "Krabsens Stednavnebase." Link

-Trap, J. P., ed. Kongeriget Danmark, 4te ed. Vol.3, Sorø, Præstø, og Bornholms Amt, København: G. E. C. Gads Forlag, 1921