Magleby Parish, Sorø, Denmark Genealogy

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Magleby Parish
Stift (diocese) Roskilde Stift
Pastorat (chapelry) Magleby-Ørslev-Holsteinsborg Pastorat
Amt (county) 1662 - 1793 Korsør
Amt (county) 1794 - 1970 Sorø
Herred (district) Vester Flakkebjærg
Kommune (municipality) Magleby
1788 – 1793 Lægd number 5
1794 – 1869 Lægd number 68
1870 – Udskrivningskred /Lægd number 2/311
Gods (estate) Holsteinborg grevskab; Borreby gods; Basnæs gods

Place Names
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Annebjærggaard, Askegaarde, Askehøj,

Bancoeshuset, Bankehuse, Borreby, Borreby, Hgd., Borrebygaards Vejrmøllehus, Brakhøj,


Feddet, Fedkrog, Flasken, Fornetofte, Fornetofte Mark, Fornetofte, Gde.,

Gadehuse, Gammelsø, Gedehave, Gedehave, Gd., Gedehavehuset,

Hagebrogaard, Herredsfogedgaarden, Holte Lauget, Holten, Holten, Lb., Hovmarken,

Kidholm, Klintehuset, Kokkehuse, Kokkehusene,

Lille Sevedø, Lundehus,

Maden, Magleby, Magleby Hospital, Magleby Huset, Magleby Mark, Magleby Ravnemark, Magleby, Lb., Mindeshoved, Mindeshoved Gde.,

Nore Laug, Noret, Noret Gde., Nygaarde, Nysø, Nyvang, Nyvang, Hse., Nyvangs Hovmarkshus,

Ravnemark hse., Ravnemark, Magleby-, Lb.,

Sevede, Sevedø, Sevedø Gde., Stigsnæs, Stigsnæs Skole, Stigsnæs Halvø, Gde., Hse., Stigsnæsværket, Søhuse, Søhusene,

Tjørnebjærg, Hs., Tornæs, Tornæs Halvø, Tudsehage, Tærskelen,

Øksenæs, Øksenæs Fjord, Øksenæs Hus, Ørnehoved, Østerhoved, Østerhoved Gde., Østerhovedgaard, Øxnise Hus

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Family History Library Records[edit | edit source]

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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