Omø Parish, Sorø, Denmark Genealogy

Omø Church


Omø has often been an annex of Agersø parish.

Omø Parish
Stift (diocese) Roskilde (Catholic) (Pre-1022-1537), Sjælland (1537-1922), Roskilde (1922-Present)
Pastorat (chapelry) Agersø-Omø (Early-1859, 1970-1982, 1995-Present), Omø (1859-1970), Magleby-Omø (1982-1995)
Len -1662 Add here
Amt (county) 1794 - 1970 Sorø
Herred (district) Vester Flakkebjærg
Kommune (municipality) Add here
1788 – 1793 Lægd number 84
1794 – 1869 Lægd number 84
1870 – Udskrivningskred /Lægd number 2/312
Gods (estate) Agersøgård gods

Place Names




Omø, Omø Nordvest Flak, Omø Stålgrunde, Omø Sund, Omø Tofte, Omø, Ø-,


Skovbanke, Skovklint,


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-Krabsen & Medici. "Krabsens Stednavnebase.",
-Trap, J. P., ed. Kongeriget Danmark, 4te ed. Vol.3, Sorø Amt,
København: G. E. C. Gads Forlag, 1921