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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. The website for The Danish State Archives can be found here.

You can also search through parts of the archive online - please see the website for further information.

The other is "Det Danske Udvandrerarkiv og Aalborg Stadsarkiv" in Aalborg where they keep the records of the Danes who have emigrated from Denmark: 

The website for "Det Danske Udvandrerarkiv og Aalborg Stadsarkiv" can be found here.
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.