Frederiksberg Parish, København, Denmark Genealogy

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

History[edit | edit source]

Frederiksberg Parish
Stift (diocese) Roskilde (Catholic) (Pre-1022-1537), Sjælland (1537-1922), København (1922-Present)
Pastorat (chapelry) Frederiksberg (Early-1747), Frederiksberg-Hvidovre (1747-1891), Frederiksberg Søndre
Len -1662 Add here
Amt (county) 1662 - 1793 København
Amt (county) 1794 - 1970 København
Herred (district) Frederiksberg
Kommune (municipality) Add here
1788 – 1793 Lægd number 15
1794 – 1869 Lægd number 12
1870 – Udskrivningskred /Lægd number 1 / 2
Gods (estate) Engelsholm gods; Vinderslevgård gods; Tjele gods;

Residents in Ny Hollænderby (now called Frederiksberg) had received permission from King Frederik III, to establish a church. For many years, the priests of the church were either German or Dutch. In 1636, the church finally became a parish and was called Frederiksberg parish.

From 1747 to 1891, Hvidovre parish was an annex parish to Frederiksberg.

The following is a chronological list of changes to the parish:

  • 1737 Vesterbro was came to Frederiksberg parish from Vor Frue parish.
  • 1880 - part of the parish went to both de Classenske boliger and Skt. Matthæus parishes.
  • 1897 - part of the parish was given to Skt. Lukas parish.
  • 1898 - part of the parish went to Skt. Thomas parish.
  • 1902 - part of the parish went to Skt. Markus parish.
  • 1908 - a part of the parish was given to Solbjerg parish.
  • 1926 - a part of the parish was given to Lindevangs parish.
  • 1931 - again, a part of the parish was given to Solbjerg parish.
  • 1953 - another portion of the parish was again given to Solbjerg parish.
  • 8 May 1954 - part of Kristkirken parish was annexed by Frederiksberg parish.

Street Names[edit | edit source]

Absalonsgade, Alhambravej, Allegade, Amicisvej, Asgaardsvej, Asmussens Alle, Aurikelvej Valby, Azaleavej Valby, Aasgaardsvej

Badevej, Bag Søndermarken Valby, Bakkegaards Alle, Boyesgade, Brensteds Alle, Brøndsteds Alle

Carit Etlars Vej, Carl Bernhards Vej

Dannebrosgade, Doktor Priemes Vej

Edisonsvej, Engtoftevej

Farimagsvej, Frederik den 6tes Alle, Frederiksberg Alle Frederiksberg Bredergade, Frederiksberg Have, Frederiksberg Runddel, Frederiksberg Slot, Frydendalsvej, Frydsvej

Gammel Kongevej, Gasværksvej

Halls Alle, Hauchsvej, Haveselskabetsvej, Henrik Ibsens Vej, Hollændervej, Hortensiavej


Jacobys Alle, Jasminvej

Kammasvej, Kingosgade, Kristinedalsvej, Kochsvej


Madvigs Alle, Maglekildevej, Magnoliavej Valby, Martensens Alle, Mynstersvej, Møllervej

Normansvej Valby, Nyvej


Paludan Mullers Vej, Pelargonievej Valby, Pile Alle, Plantanvej

Rahbeks Alle, Roskildevej

Sankt Thomas Alle, Schlegels Alle, Spiræavej Valby, Sønder Fasanvej

Valby Langgade, Valdemarsgade, Vej forbi Amerika, Vej til Kongensenghave, Vesterbro, Vesterbrogade, Vesterfælledvej, Vesterports Ravelin, Viktoriagade, Værnedamsvej

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

  • Surrounding Parishes

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 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.
  • 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[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, København 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, København" and then select your parish.

References[edit | edit source]