Skt. Pauls Parish København, København, Denmark

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Skt Pauls

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


On 3 February 1877, the Trinitatis nordre parish district became the new Skt. Pauls parish

The following is a chronological list of changes to the parish:

  • 3 Nov 1880 - Skt. Pauls parish was transferred from Vor Frue provsti to Holmens provsti
  • 1905 - part of the parish was given to Frederiks parish

(Write information such as: how old the parish is, interesting facts about the parish, what alternate names it has, or any boundary changes.)

Skt. Pauls Parish
Stift (diocese) Københavns Stift
Pastorat (chapelry) Sankt Pauls Pastorat
Amt (county) 1662 - 1793 Add here
Amt (county) 1794 - 1970 Copenhagen City
Herred (district) Add here
Kommune (municipality) Add here
1788 – 1793 Lægd number Add here
1794 – 1869 Lægd number Add here
Gods (estate) Add here

Place Names


Borgergade, Bornholmsgade




Gammelvagt, Gernersgade, Grønningen

Hammerensgade, Haregade, Hjertensfrydsgade

Jens Kofods Gade

Klerkegade, Krokodillegade, Kronprinsessegade, Krusemyntegade

Olfert Fischers Gade

Poul Ankers Gade

Rigensgade, Rosengade, Rævegade

Sankt Pauls Gade, Sankt Pauls Plads, Stokhusgade, Store Kongensgade, Suensonsgade, Svanegade, Sølvgade

Tigergade, Toldbodvej


Øster Voldgade

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