- The Frederiksberg Kommunebibliotek (Fredriksberg Community Library) contains local histories, city directories, maps, newspapers, and family histories.
- Centralbiblioteket (The Central Library) in Rønne city on the island of Bornholm has microfilm of all the family history records of Bornholm.
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Some of the major records sources that can be used for genealogy research in Denmark include:
- Birth, marriage, and death records were kept by some towns as early as late 1700s
- Civil marriage records exist for Denmark and the city of Copenhagen starting in 1851
- Death certificates exist for the years 1857 to 1932
- Census records for 1787, 1801, and 1834, beginning in 1840, a census was taken every five years until 1860. After 1860, the census was taken every ten years until the end of the century. Beginning in 1901, censuses were again taken every five years.
- Land records were kept by the towns and counties from the time they were settled
- Early church records date from 1572
- Probate records date from the late 1680s
- Military records begin about 1788
- Passenger lists date from 1860s
- Town and county histories about the settlers and their families
- Immigration and emigration records begin in the 1820s
- Tax lists for Denmark date from 1559 and were kept regularly from 1572