Sejlflod Parish, Ålborg, Denmark

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History[edit | edit source]

Sejlflod Municipality was a municipality in the former North Jutland County on the east coast of the Jutland peninsula in northern Denmark and the main town and site of its municipal council was the town of Storvorde.
Sejlflod municipality ceased to exist due to The Municipality Reform of 2007 when it was merged with existing Hals, Nibe, and Aalborg municipalities to form the new Aalborg municipality, becoming part of Region Nordjylland.

Sejlflod Parish
Stift (diocese) Aalborg Stift
Pastorat (chapelry) Storvorde-Sejlflod
Amt (county) 1662 - 1793 Aalborghus
Amt (county) 1794 - 1970 Ålborg
Herred (district) Fleskum
Kommune (municipality) Add here
1788 – 1793 Lægd number 128
1794 – 1869 Lægd number 43
1870 – Udskrivningskred /Lægd number 5/427
Gods (estate) Klarupgård gods; Gudumlund gods;

Place Names[edit | edit source]

Englandsgaard, Englandshave,
Kiddalgaard, Kildebækgaard, Kildevang, Kristiansholm, Krogstrupgaard,
Landkærgaard, Langelinie,v Møllested,
Sankt Niels Bjerg, Sejlflod, Sejlflod Kær, Sejlflodgaard,
Teglvænget, Tofthøj, Toftkær, Toftkærgaard, Tvebakke,
Vandstedgaard, Vejrholm, Vigen,

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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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.
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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, Aalborg Records for a full listing of records at the Family History Library, that 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, Aalborg" and then select your parish.

References[edit | edit source]

- Krabsen & Medici. "Krabsens Stednavnebase." <>, Dec 2011.

- Trap, J. P., ed. Kongeriget Danmark, 3d ed. Vol. 4, Hjørring, Thisted, Aalborg, Viborg og Randers Amter. København: G. E. C. Gads Forlag, 1901.