Bjørnsholm Parish, Ålborg, Denmark Genealogy

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Bjørnsholm


History[edit | edit source]

A genealogical enthusiast, Thorkild Dalsgaard, has been conducting research in Børnsholm parish. He has published several of his sources including court cases and the church and census records for this parish on his personal website. To access it click here.

Bjørnsholm (Overlade) Parish
Jurisdictions
Stift (diocese) Viborg Stift
Pastorat (chapelry) Overlade Pastorat
Amt (county) 1662 - 1793 Aalborghus
Amt (county) 1794 - 1970 Ålborg
Herred (district) Slet
Kommune (municipality) Add here
1788 – 1793 Lægd number 47, 48
1794 – 1869 Lægd number 85, 86
1870 – Udskrivningskred /Lægd number 5/355 - 356
Gods (estate) Vår gods; Ålborg hospital gods; Gunderupgård gods; Bjørnsholm gods


Place Names[edit | edit source]

Bjørnsholm, Borregaard,
Elkangaard,
Fad,
Livø, Lundgaard,
Munk Sjørup,
Næsby, Næsbygaard,
Overlade,
Padkjær,
Ranum, Rønbjerg,
Sønderlade,
Trendhuse,
Vitskøl Kloster

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:
  • 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, Aalborg 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, Aalborg" and then select your parish.



References[edit | edit source]

- Krabsen & Medici. "Krabsens Stednavnebase." <http://www.krabsen.dk/stednavnebase/>, Dec 2011.

- Trap, J. P., ed. Kongeriget Danmark, 3d ed. Vol. 4, Hjørring, Thisted, Aalborg, Viborg og Randers Amter. København: G. E. C. Gads Forlag, 1901.