Østervold Parish København, København, Denmark Genealogy

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

History[edit | edit source]

The parish was established 27 November 1903 after splitting from Skt. Johannes parish. The parish church was dedicated on 6 December 1903 and called Esajas Kirke.

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

Østervold Parish
Jurisdictions
Stift (diocese) Københavns Stift
Pastorat (chapelry) Østervold 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


Street Names[edit | edit source]

Abildgaardsgade

Collinsgade

Eckersbergsgade

Gammel Toftsgade

Hallinsgade, Hjalmar Brantings Plads, Høyensgade

J. A. Schwartz Gade, Jens Juels Gade

Kristianiagade

Lille Farimagsgade, Lundsgade

Malmøgade, Marstrandsgade

Ole Suhrs Gade

Rørholmsgade

Skjoldsgade, Skovgaardsgade, Stockholmsgade, Sølvgade

Upsalagade

Visbygade, Voldmæstergade

Webersgade, Wiedeweltsgade

Zinnsgade

Øster Farmigasgade, Øster Søgade

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 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 Personal Names.
  • Help Reading Old Handwriting:
  • 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, København 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, København" and then select your parish.

References[edit | edit source]