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

History[edit | edit source]

A Bjergby-Mygdal historical society is publishing histories of each of the farms in those two parishes and these often contain helpful genealogical information. Their website can be accessed by clicking here

Mygdal Parish
Stift (diocese) Aalborg Stift
Pastorat (chapelry) Bjergby-Mygdal Pastorat
Amt (county) 1662 - 1793 Åstrup
Amt (county) 1794 - 1970 Hjørring
Herred (district) Vennebjerg
Kommune (municipality) Add here
1788 – 1793 Lægd number 11
1794 – 1869 Lægd number 11
1870 – Udskrivningskred /Lægd number 5/492
Gods (estate) Baggesvogn gods; Odden gods; Villerup gods; Stensbæk gods;

Place Names[edit | edit source]

Barkholt, Bavnehøje, Beisbak, Bondhøj


Dalene, Dalsgaard, Degnbøl

Egaas Bakke, Elgaard, Ellelund


Galgebakke, Grøntved, Gødgaard, Gødgaard Bæk, Gøggaard Mølle, Gøggaardsmark

Hammersholt, Hebelstrup, Hesthave, Holtegaard, Hoven, Hummelkrog, Hvidegaard, Højtved

Kabbeltved, Karlsminde, Klodske, Klodskegaard, Kobbersholt, Krøgholt

Lilholt, Lille Grøntved, Lyngsig

Mygdal, Mygdal Hede, Mygdal Mejeriby, Myrebakke

Ny Barkholt, Nyeng, Nørhede, Nørre Træholt

Odden, Odden Mark, Odden Møllegaard, Odden Skov

Rambæk, Ravnehøj, Rentekammer, Retholt, Riskær, Rødemølle, Rødemølle Bæk

Skallerup Indlandsklitter, Skarndal, Skoven, Skovsmose, Slettingen, Stenshede, Svibjerg, Søndermarken

Tagsighede, Tagsighedegaard, Tiphøj, Trompgaard, Træholt, Tyvhøje, Taaghøj

Uslev, Uslev Mark

Vandkær, Vestergaard, Vrangager


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

  • Surrounding Parishes

Hjørring amt: Asdal, Astrup, Bindslev, Bjergby, Sindal, Uggerby

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 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: Reading Scandinavian Gothic Handwritten Records Lesson 1: Scandinavian Gothic Letters, Lesson 2: Names, Words, and Dates, and Lesson 3: Handwritten Records
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[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, Hjørring 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, Hjørring" and then select your parish.

References[edit | edit source]

- Krabsen & Medici. "Krabsens Stednavnebase." <http://www.krabsen.dk/stednavnebase/>, Dec 2011.

- Trap, J. P., ed. Kongeriget Danmark, 4th ed. Vol. 5, Hjørring, Thisted, Aalborg, Viborg og Randers Amter. København: G. E. C. Gads Forlag, 1901.