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Ellidshøj Parish, Ålborg, Denmark Genealogy


History

Ellidshøj Parish
Jurisdictions
Stift (diocese) Aalborg Stift
Pastorat (chapelry) Svenstrup-Ellidshøj Pastorat
Amt (county) 1662 - 1793 Aalborghus
Amt (county) 1794 - 1970 Ålborg
Herred (district) Hornum
Kommune (municipality) Add here
1788 – 1793 Lægd number 110
1794 – 1869 Lægd number 25
1870 – Udskrivningskred /Lægd number 5/384
Gods (estate) Ålborg hospital gods; Lindenborg gods; Refsnæs gods


Tax Records

  • 1660: A poll tax naming everybody in the parish exists and has been transcribed. It can be accessed by clicking here.

Place Names

Annerup, Annerupgaard

Bonderup, Bonderup Bakker, Bonderupgaard, Busenholm

Dannevang

Ellidshøj, Ellidshøj Vesterhede, Ellidshøj Østerkær, Ellidshøjgaard

Granly, Grøndalhus

Hedehuse, Holmehuse, Holmgaard, Hæsumsminde

Klæstrupgaard, Klæstrupholm, Kolsbakke

Melgaard, Mosegaard, Mosevang, Mølhøjgaard

Nygaard, Nyvang, Nørrevang

Rosdal, Raakilde, Raakildegaard, Raakildegaard Skov, Raakildegaards Tørvefabrik, Raakilde Pelsfarm

Stensgaard

Tidseldal, Tidseldalhus, Tværhøje

Vesterheden

Winthersminde

Ærtebjerggaard

Østerkæret

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

  • Surrounding Parishes

Birth, Marriage, and Death Online Records

  • 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 Word List covers typical terms found in the records. Fixed and Moveable Feast Days for: Denmark will help you translate dates written in feast day form. Denmark surnames are patronymic and change every generation, so carefully study Denmark Names, Personal.
  • Help Reading Old Handwriting:
FamilySearch offers free online lessons about reading old Danish handwriting:
Gothic Script and examples (Danish)
Gothic script help links (Danish)
  • Knowing What to Look for Next:
To understand the best research strategies for these records, see Denmark Church Records Christenings Guide.


Collections

  • 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



Family History Library Records

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

- Krabsen & Medici. "Krabsens Stednavnebase." <http://www.krabsen.dk/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.