Denmark, Copenhagen City, Welfare Records - FamilySearch Historical Records

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Record Description
Record Type Welfare
Collection years: 1799-1864
Language: Danish
Title in the Language: Danmark, København, Hovedmandtalsprotokoller med register
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Copenhagen City Recorder

What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]

The collection consists of lists of persons receiving assistance and death records created by the Commissioners of the Poor for the years 1799 to 1864.

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Reading These Records[edit | edit source]

These records are in Danish. For help reading the records see Danish Word List and Denmark Language and Languages.

What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]

The information varies by record. You may find any of the following in the assistance records:

  • Name
  • Assistance dates
  • Type and amount of assistance
  • Age
  • Birth date and place

  • Death date and place
  • Residence
  • Occupation
  • Names of parents, children or other family members

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