Bryrup Parish, Skanderborg, Denmark Genealogy

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

History[edit | edit source]

Bryrup Parish
Stift (diocese) Århus Stift
Pastorat (chapelry) Vinding-Bryrup-Vrads Pastorat
Amt (county) 1662 - 1793 Add here
Amt (county) 1794 - 1970 Skanderborg
Herred (district) Tyrsting
Kommune (municipality) Add here
1788 – 1793 Lægd number Add here
1794 – 1869 Lægd number Add here
1870 – Udskrivningskred /Lægd number 4/182
Gods (estate) Skanderborgske rytterdistrikt gods; Horsens hospital gods; Mattrup gods

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Bente Feldballe has abstracted the parish records from their beginning until 1814. These can be accessed by clicking here.

Court Records[edit | edit source]

  • 1660-1680: Erik Brejl has extracted the court records for Tyrsting herred from 1660 to 1683 and has published them on his website. They can be accessed by clicking here.

  • 1706-1711: In 1687 Tyrsting herred was combined with Vrads herred. Erik Brejl has also extracted the court records form this newly combined district from 1706 to 1711 and they can be accessed by clicking here. Court records from 1683 to 1706 have not been preserved.

Place Names[edit | edit source]




Kannikebjerg, Katrinedal, Katrinedal Mark, Katkærhus, Kolpen, Kopengaard, Kongsø, Kongsø Plantage, Krudemølle, Kulsø, Kvindsø, Langsø,

Lille Bryryp, Lykkenspil, Lystrup, Lystruphus, Lystrupminde Savværk, Lystrupaa, Løve,

Rast, Rævhøj,

Sejt, Sølyst,

Velling, Velling Koller, Velling Koller Hotel, Velling Mark, Velling Skov, Vellinggalv, Vellingskov, Vesterhaab,


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:
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, Skanderborg 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, Skanderborg" and then select your parish.

References[edit | edit source]

- Krabsen & Medici. "Krabsens Stednavnebase." <>, Jan 2012.

- Trap, J.P., ed. Kongeriget Danmark, 5te ed. Vol. 8, Skanderborg Amt. København: G.E.C. Gads Forlag, 1964.