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Family history

There are a number of archives and options that you might explore in trying to research your family history.    

Firstly, there are two archives in Denmark that people mainly use to trace their family history: 

The Danish State Archives 

Rigsdagsgården 9 
1218 København K 
 
Telephone: +45 33 92 33 10 
 
E-mail: mailbox@ra.sa.dk 
Website: http://www.sa.dk/content/us  

You can also search through parts of the archive online on the following link: http://www.sa.dk/content/us/genealogy/online_services   

The other is the Danes Worldwide Archives in Aalborg where they keep the records of the Danes who have emigrated from Denmark: 
 
Arkivstræde 1 
PO BOX 1731 
9100 Aalborg 
 
Telephone: +45 99 31 42 20 
Fax: +45 98 10 22 48 
 
E-mail: udvandrerarkiv@aalborg.dk  
Website: http://www.udvandrerarkivet.dk/forside/
 
There is also The Danish Australian Archive at the State Library of Victoria. It can possibly help with details of a person’s arrival in Australia. Their contact details are:
 
The La Trobe Librarian 
 
State Library of Victoria 
 
Att. The Danish Australian Archive 
328 Swantston Street 
Melbourne VIC 3000

Furthermore, you can find more information following this link: http://denmark.dk/en/practical-info/tracing-your-danish-ancestors/ 

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