Holsteinborg Parish, Sorø, Denmark Genealogy

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History[edit | edit source]

Holsteinborg was created by Count Holstein on 19 July 1728 and confirmed 9 August 1728. For earlier records see Hyllested parish. By royal decree dated 22 June 1820 it was decided at the next vacancy in the Kvislemark chapelry, Bisserup hamlet should be transferred from Fyrendal to Holsteinborg parish. This vacancy occurred in 1822. If your ancestor lived in Bisserup, check Holsteinborg for later records.

Holsteinborg Parish
Stift (diocese) Roskilde (Catholic) (Pre-1022-1537), Sjælland (1537-1922), Roskilde (1922-Present)
Provsti Vester Flakkebjerg herred (Early-1808), Sorø amt (1808-1828), Vester- og Øster Flakkebjerg herreder (1828-1972), Skælskør (1972-Present)
Pastorat (chapelry) Hyllested-Venslev-Holsteinborg (1729-Post-1891), Ørslev-Sønder Bjerge-Venslev-Holsteinborg-Tjæreby (Post-1891-Post-2000), Magleby-Ørslev-Holsteinsborg (Post-2000-Present)
Amtstue Antvorskov (1660-1668), Antvorskov og Korsør (1668-1863), Slagelse (1863-1973)
Len -1662 Antvorskov Kloster
Amt (county) 1662 - 1793 Antvorskov og Korsør (1660-1798)
Amt (county) 1794 - 1970 Sorø (1798-1970), Vestsjælland (1970-Present)
Herred (district) Vester Flakkebjerg
Kommune (municipality) Holsteinborg-Venslev (1842-1966), Holsteinborg (1966-1970), Skælskør og Fuglebjerg (1970-Present)
1788 – 1793 Lægd number 18
1794 – 1869 Lægd number 81
1870 – Udskrivningskred /Lægd number 2/296
Gods (estate) Holmegård gods; Broksø gods; Holsteinborg grevskab; Københavns stads og magistrats gods; Universitetets gods

Place Names[edit | edit source]

Bisserup, Bisserup Kro, Bisserup Strand, Bisserup, Lb,.

Holsteinborg, Holsteinborg, Hgd.,


Mineslyst, Gd., Murmester Huset,

Olstrup, Olstrup Gaarde, Olstrup, Lb.,

Rude, Rude Mølle, Rude Tinghus, Rude, Lb.

Skjeldhuset, Strædet, Stærrede, Stærrede, Lb., Stærredsholm,


To see what kind of place it is you will need a Danish Gazetteer.

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Collections[edit | edit source]

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Danish Military Levying Rolls (Lægdsruller)

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Family History Library Records[edit | edit source]

Click Denmark, Sorø Records for a full listing of records at the Family History Librarythat 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, Sorø" and then select your parish.

References[edit | edit source]

-Krabsen & Medici. "Krabsens Stednavnebase."
-Trap, J. P., ed. Kongeriget Danmark, 4te ed. Vol.3, Sorø Amt,
København: G. E. C. Gads Forlag, 1921