Horslunde Parish, Maribo, Denmark Genealogy

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

History[edit | edit source]

(Write information such as: how old the parish is, interesting facts about the parish, what alternate names it has, or any boundary changes.)

Horslunde Parish
Stift (diocese) Fyn (Pre-1000-1803), Lolland-Falster (1803-Present)
Provsti Lollands Nørreherred (Early-1806, 1921-1971), Maribo Amts (1806-1829), Lollands vestre (1829-1921), Lollands nørre (1971-Present)
Pastorat (chapelry) Horslunde (Early-1687), Horslunde-Nordlunde (1687-Present)
Len -1662 Halsted Kloster
Amt (county) 1662 - 1793 Halsted Klosters (1660-1661), Ålholm og Halsted Klosters (1661-1685(86)), Ålholm, Halsted Klosters, og Maribo Klosters (1685-1803)
Amt (county) 1794 - 1970 Maribo (1803-1970), Storstrøms (1970-Present)
Herred (district) N. H. Lolland
Kommune (municipality) Horslunde-Nordlunde (1842-1970), Ravnsborg (1970-Present)
1788 – 1793 Lægd number 1
1794 – 1869 Lægd number 69
1870 – Udskrivningskred /Lægd number 2/277
Gods (estate) Åsmarke gods; Havlykke gods; Grevskabet Knuthenborg; Gammelgård gods

Place Names[edit | edit source]

Aasted Aa,

Bulbro, Buskebo, Buskebohuse, Bøgholt,


Flyndersand, Frisenlund,


Hejegaard, Holtegaard, Horslunde, Horslundegaard, Høøth,

Kasbækholm, Katrinesminde, Knudstrup, Kong Svends Høj,

Lille Kastager, Lindegaard,


Nielshave, Nybygd, Nybølle, Nybølle Hede, Nybølle Lunder, Nøbbet, Nøbbet Vesterskov, Nøbbet Østerskov, Nørre Tvede,

Orehave, Orehavegaard, Orne,


Raagø, Raagø Flak, Raagø Kalv, Raagø Nebbegrund, Raagø Sand, Ravnsholt, Ravnsholt Hage, Reimersgaard,

Staalgrund, Store Egholmsgaard, Store Tvedegaard, Svinsbjerg, Svinsbjerg Lunder, Sønder Horslunde, Søndertofte,

Tinghuse, Tvede,



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

  • Surrounding Parishes

Maribo amt: Birket, Fejø, Halsted, Løjtofte, Nordlunde, Utterslev, Vesterborg

Sorø amt: Agersø, Holsteinborg, Magleby, Omø, Tjæreby, Ørslev

Svendborg amt: Bøstrup, Hov, Snøde

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, Maribo 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, Maribo" and then select your parish.

References[edit | edit source]

- Krabsen & Medici. "Krabsens Stednavnebase." Stednavnebase Feb 2012

- Trap, J. P., ed. Kongeriget Danmark, 4d ed. Vol. 4, Maribo, Odense, og Svenborg Amt. København: G. E. C. Gads Forlag, 1923.