Struer City Parish, Ringkøbing, Denmark Genealogy

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Ringkøbing County
Struer City

Struer City Sogn or Kirke began construction in 1891. Church records begin in 1894 for Struer Kirke. Before the Struer/Gimsing 1894 Sogn division you will find Sogn records for Struer in Gimsing Sogn. Gimsing Kirke was built in the period 1157-1241. Ringkøbing, Hjerm, Gimsing Sogn records begin in 1689 for Birth, Marriage and Death records.

Struer City Parish
Stift (diocese) Viborg Stift
Pastorat (chapelry) Struer Pastorat
Herred (district) Hjerm
Kommune (municipality) Add here
1788 – 1793 Lægd number 51
1794 – 1869 Lægd number 86
1870 – Udskrivningskred Lægd number 5/179
Gods (estate) Add here

Place Names:

Struer, Struer Købstad

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

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