Skt. Nikolaj Parish København, København, Denmark

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

History[edit | edit source]

After Skt. Nikolaj parish church burnt in 1795, the parish was disbanded. When the parish was disbanded on 14 December 1805, the parish was divided between Vor Frue, Helligånds, Trinitatis, Holmens, and Garnisons parishes.

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Amt (county) 1794 - 1970 Copenhagen City
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Street Names[edit | edit source]

Admiralgade, Amagertorv, Amaliegade, Anthonistræde

Boldhusgade, Borgergade, Broen til Toldboden, Bryghusgade

David Skolemesters Gaard, Delfingade, Dronningens Tværgade, Dybensgade

Fortunstræde, Frederiksholms Kanal, Færgestræde

Gammel Mønt, Gammel Strand, Gothersgade, Grønnegade

Halmstræde, Hindegade, Hvælingen, Højbro Plads

I Gangen, Integade

Kjøbmagergade, Klarboderne, Kongensgade, Kongens Nytorv, Kristen Bernikows Stræde, Kronprinsensgade, Kvæsthusgade

Lille Færgestræde, Lille Helliggeistesstræde, Lille Kirkestræde, Lille Kongensgade, Lille Regnegade, Lille Strandstræde, Læderstræde


Naboløs, Norgesgade, Ny Adelgade, Nyhavn, Ny Kanal, Ny Kongensgade, Ny Toldbodgade

Peder Madsens Gang, Pilestræde, Pistolstræde, Prinsensgade


Sankt Annæ Gade, Silkegade, Skvaldergade, Store Færgestræde, Store Helliggeistesstræde, Store Kirkestræde, Store Kjøbmagergade, Store Kongensgade, Store Regnegade, Store Strandstræde, Stormgade, Sværtegade




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]

  • 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:
  • 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.

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