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Svallerup Parish, Holbæk, Denmark Genealogy

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

History[edit | edit source]

When selecting this parish in the familysearch catalog, it will claim that the parish records begin in 1683. On www.sa.dk, it will say that parish records begin in 1736. Both dates are incorrect. The earliest parish records are from 1693. It is the same collection in both places and this is simply a cataloging error on both sites.

Svallerup Parish
Jurisdictions
Stift (diocese) Roskilde Stift
Pastorat (chapelry) Gørlev-Svallerup-Bakkendrup Pastorat
Amt (county) 1662 - 1793 Kalundborg
Amt (county) 1794 - 1970 Holbæk
Herred (district) Ars
Kommune (municipality) Svallerup
1788 – 1793 Lægd number 1
1794 – 1869 Lægd number 44
1870 – Udskrivningskred /Lægd number 2/357
Gods (estate) Skjoldenæsholm gods; Vartov hospitals gods; Frydendal gods; Kelleklinte gods; Grevskabet Lerchenborg; Universitetets gods; Vesterbygård gods; Avnsøgaard gods; Svallerup præstegaards gods; Ars herreds provsti; Helsingegård gods


Place Names[edit | edit source]

Auruphus, Averup Gaard,

Bjerge, Bjerge Enge, Bjerge Nordstrand, Bjerge Sydstrand, Bjerge Ås, Bjærge, Lb.,

Filipsdal, Fredskoven,

Gormsgaards Strandplantage,

Havnemark, Holmen,

Langeskiftegaard, Lærkehusene,

Ornum, Ornum Strand, Osen,

Philipsdal, Gd., Philipsdals Mark, Præstemark,

Rolighed,

Strandlyngen, Svallerup, Svallerup Banke, Svallerup Mark, Svallerup Strand, Svallerup, Lb.,

Tremandsmarken,

Urhøj,

 Ågerup,

Østervang


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

  • Surrounding Parishes


Birth, Marriage, and Death Online Records[edit | edit source]

  • 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.


Collections[edit | edit source]

  • 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)

Related Sources[edit | edit source]

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Family History Library Records[edit | edit source]

Click Denmark, Holbæk Records for a full listing of records at the Family History Library, that may be digitized. Check back occasionally to see if your records have become available. In the meantime, some of them might be available at a Family History Center near you.
Click on "Places within Denmark, Holbæk" and then select your parish.

References[edit | edit source]

-Krabsen & Medici. "Krabsens Stednavnebase."
http://www.krabsen.dk/stednavnebase/,
-Trap, J. P., ed. Kongeriget Danmark, 4te ed. Vol.2, Holbæk Amt,
København: G. E. C. Gads Forlag, 1920