Nylarsker Parish, Bornholm, Denmark Genealogy

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Guide to Nylarsker Parish, Bornholm, Denmark Genealogy ancestry, family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.


Nylars is a village in the southwest of the Danish island of Bornholm, west of Rønne and east of Aakirkeby. The village developed at the beginning of the 20th century as a result of the railway line from Rønne to Nexø. It is located between the railway to the north and the main road from Rønne to Aarkirkeby to the south.

Nylarsker Parish
Stift (diocese) Københavns Stift
Pastorat (chapelry) Vestermarie-Nylarsker Pastorat
Amt (county) 1662 - 1793 Bornholm
Amt (county) 1794 - 1970 Bornholm
Herred (district) Vester
Kommune (municipality) Add here
1788 – 1793 Lægd number Add here
1794 – 1869 Lægd number Add here
1870 – Udskrivningskred /Lægd number 6 / 4
Gods (estate) Add here

Place Names

Arnager, Arnager Bugt, Arnager Pynt, Arnagerbro,
Baasegaard, Bavnodde, Blemmegaard, Blemmelyng, Bornholms Lufthavn, Brunsgaard,
Horsemyre Odde, Hovedgaard, Hvide Mæhrn, Hyldebrandsgaard, Højbratter,
Klintegrund, Korsodde, Kølleregaard,
Langensgaard, Lobbæk,
Myregaard, Myremølle,
Nylars, Nylarsker, Nylarskirke,
Paa Kirkens Jorder, Paa Klint,
Rønne lufthavn,
Sellesborg, Sengedynen, Skidteper, Spagergaard, Stampen, Storegab, Strandbygaard,
Vellensbygaard, Vestergaard,

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

  • Surrounding Parishes

Bornholm County: Knudsker, Rønne, Vestermarie, Åker, Åkirkeby

Birth, Marriage, and Death Online Records

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  • 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

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Click on "Places within Denmark, Bornholm" and then select your parish.


-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