Christian Parish København, København, Denmark Genealogy

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


History[edit | edit source]

Christian parish was established 1 June 1901 from a portion of Vor Frelsers parish. The former Frederiks Tyske parish church was dedicated for use by Christian parish on 2 June 1901.

The following is a chronological list of changes to the parish:


Christians Parish
Jurisdictions
Stift (diocese) Københavns Stift
Pastorat (chapelry) Christians 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]

Amager Boulevard, Amagerbrogade, Amagerfælledvej, Amagergade

Borgerbo

Christianshavns Torv, Christianshavn Voldgade, Christmas Møllers Plads

Dronningensgade

Enveloppevej

Hollænderdybet

Knippelsbrogade, Kongedybet

Langebrogade, Lille Søndervoldstræde

Majporten

Overgaden Neden Vandet, Overgaden Oven Vandet

Prinsessegade

Sophiegade, Store, Søndervoldstræde, Strandgade, Svinget

Torvegade

Under Elmene

Ved Amagerport, Ved Kanalen, Ved Linden, Ved Mønten, Ved Stadsgraven, Voldgaarden

Wildersgade

Æbelstien

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, 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]