Åstrup Parish, Maribo, Denmark Genealogy

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

Åstrup Church


History[edit | edit source]

The priest lived in Moseby/Maarsby. In 1719 the older church books were said to be "unusable" and only the old engagement records survive. These begin in 1692, the rest of the parish records begin in 1719.

Åstrup Parish
Jurisdictions
Stift (diocese) Fyn (Pre-1000-1803), Lolland-Falster (1803-Present)
Pastorat (chapelry) Åstrup (Early-Present)
Len -1662 Add here
Amt (county) 1662 - 1793 Nykøbing
Amt (county) 1794 - 1970 Maribo
Herred (district) S. H. Falster
Kommune (municipality) Add here
1788 – 1793 Lægd number 20
1794 – 1869 Lægd number 20
1870 – Udskrivningskred /Lægd number 2/188
Gods (estate) Falsters domænesgods med Fejø birk; Falsters rytterdistrikt; Karlsfeldt gods; Falsters birk Birketing;


Place Names[edit | edit source]

Aastrup, Abelvig, Abildvig, Astorp,

Batteriet, Borrehuset, Brinksere Banke,

Carlsfeldt Hovedparcel,

Garnevraa, Grønsund, Grønsund Færgested,

Hesnæs, Hesnæs Vig, Hestehoved,

Karlsfelt, Kongsnæs, Korselitse Østerskov,

Maglemose, Meelse Klint, Morsby, Morsby Præstegaards Have, Moseby,

Næs, Næsgaard, Næsgaard Agerbrugsskole,

Ore, Ore Mølle,

Præstegaarden, Præstevænge,

Rodemark,

Sortenshave, Stampen, Strædet, Stubbehage, Søborg,

Vejringe, Vestergaard,

Ørnehøj, Østerskov

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

  • Surrounding Parishes

Maribo amt: Horbelev, Maglebrænde, Stubbekøbing

Præstø amt: Fanefjord

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 Genealogical Word List covers typical terms found in the records. Denmark Feast Day Calendars 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]



Family History Library Records[edit | edit source]

Click Denmark, Maribo 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, Maribo" and then select your parish.

References[edit | edit source]

- Krabsen & Medici. "Krabsens Stednavnebase." <http://www.krabsen.dk/stednavnebase/> Mar 2012


- Trap, J. P., ed. Kongeriget Danmark, 4d ed. Vol. 4, Maribo, Odense, og Svenborg Amt. København: G. E. C. Gads Forlag, 1923.