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I do a lot of research in Danish parish registers, and often find these hard to read. I'd like to find a website where I can submit an image of a record and get help transcribing and translating it. What are my options? Is this site the right place?

For example, I'm trying to understand what this record says about the girl born on April 26th. My best-effort transcription and translation are given alongside the image of the record.

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Try the Denmark forum on familysearch.org. The familysearch.org forums include very active volunteers who are very generous in contributing their time and expertise, including help with translation. I scanned the Denmark forum and saw that there were recent posts asking for translation, and replies giving help and translations. You'll want to drill down as follows: FamilySearch Forums > Research and Record Assistance > Localities> Europe > Nordic Countries > Denmark.

Good luck!

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It took me more steps to get there: Help > Community Assistance > Go to Forums –  Blake Christensen Mar 18 '13 at 1:18
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