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Raklev Parish, Holbæk, Denmark Genealogy

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

HistoryEdit

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

Raklev Parish
Jurisdictions
Stift (diocese) Roskilde Stift
Pastorat (chapelry) Raklev Pastorat
Amt (county) 1662 - 1793 Kalundborg
Amt (county) 1794 - 1970 Holbæk
Herred (district) Ars
Kommune (municipality) Raklev
1788 – 1793 Lægd number 7
1794 – 1869 Lægd number 50
1870 – Udskrivningskred /Lægd number 2/353
Gods (estate) Grevskabet Lerchenborg; Eriksholm gods; Kalundborg sognekalds mensalgods; Kalundborg Ladegård gods; Etatsråd Nissens stiftelses gods; Lerchenfeld gods; Raklev sognekalds mensalgods; Ars herreds provsti


Place NamesEdit

Brandsbjerg, Bredekilde, Brokkebjerg, Brændemose, Brændemose, Gd.,

Hse., Ellede, Ellede, Lb.,

Gammel Raklev, Gåsetofte, Gåsetofte, Lb.,

Hestehave, Hvideklint, Højehuset,

Illerup, Illerup, Lb.,

Kallerup, Kallerup, Lb.,

Mellemvang, Mulen, Myrekærshuse,

Nostrup, Nostrup Huse, Nostrup Mark, Nostrup Sandlodder, Nostrup, Lb., Nyrup, Nyrup, Lb.,

Overbjerg,

 Raklev, Raklev Skillevej, Raklev Tranemose, Raklev, Lb., Raklevhøje Saltbæk,

Saltbæk, Lb., Skambæks Mølle, Stoldysgaarden, Stoldysse Gaarde, Stolthøyesgaarden, Svenstrup, Svenstrup Mark, Svenstrup Overdrev, Svenstrup, Lb.,

Toftemose, Tranemose,

Vollerup, Vollerup Mark, Vollerup Overdrev, Vollerup Rev, Vollerup, Lb.

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

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Birth, Marriage, and Death Online RecordsEdit

  • 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.


CollectionsEdit

  • 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 RecordsEdit

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.

ReferencesEdit

-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