Hyllinge Parish, Sorø, Denmark Genealogy

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History[edit | edit source]

By royal decree dated 11 March 1818, Brorup hamlet was transferred from Hyllinge parish to Marvede parish.

Hyllinge Parish
Stift (diocese) Roskilde (Catholic) (Pre-1022-1537), Sjælland (1537-1922), Roskilde (1922-Present)
Pastorat (chapelry) Hyllinge (Early-1639), Marvede-Hyllinge (1639-Post-2000), Marvede-Hyllinge-Vallensved (Post-2000-Present)
Len -1662 Add here
Amt (county) 1662 - 1793 Korsør
Amt (county) 1794 - 1970 Sorø
Herred (district) Øster Flakkebjerg
Kommune (municipality) Hyllinge
1788 – 1793 Lægd number 15
1794 – 1869 Lægd number 78
1870 – Udskrivningskred /Lægd number 2/294
Gods (estate) Trudsholm gods; Ryegård gods; Trudsholm gods; Bregentved gods; Førslevgård gods; Saltø gods; Harrested gods; Universitetets gods; Marvede præstekalds annexgård;

Place Names[edit | edit source]

Agerup Agerup, Lb.

Hagenskov, Harrested, Hovmarkshus, Harrested Huse, Harrested Overdrev, Harrested Skov, Harrested, Hse., Harrestedgaard, Havnskov, Havnskov, Lb., Hyllinge, Hyllinge, Lb.,

Jenstrup, Jenstrup, Lb.,

Kappelgaarde, Karleby Store, Lb.,

Petersdal Gd.,

Sønderhave, Sønderhave Hse.,

Tostrup, Tofteskov, Tåstrup, Tåstrup, Lb.

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

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Birth, Marriage, and Death Online Records[edit | edit source]

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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, 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