Drängsered Parish, Halland, Sweden Genealogy

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Guide to Drängsered Parish, Sweden ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

History[edit | edit source]

(write information such as: how old the parish is, interesting facts about the parish, what alternate names it has, or any boundary changes.)

Drängsered Parish, Halland, Sweden Genealogy
Stift Göteborg
Pastorat -1961 mother parish in Drängsered and Krogsered pastorat
1962 – Annex parish in Torup, Kinnared, and Drängsered pastorat
Län Halland
Landskap Halland
Härad Årstad
Tingslag Årstad and Faurås
Domsaga Årstad, Faurås and Himle
-1974 Hallands södra
1975- Halmstad
Fögderi 1918- Halmstad
Kommun 1863-1951 Drängsered
1952-1973 Torup
1974- Hylte
Militär indelning Södra Hallands Kompani
Nya Ordin. Båtsmans-Roteringen
Extra Båtsmans-Roteringen
NAD Ref Code SE/LLA/13061
National Archive SVAR link
Swedish Wikipedia link
SCB Congregation map link
Open Street map link

Place Names[edit | edit source]


Ballabo, Baskerd, Baskered, Bästhult, Bökstorp, Bönabo,

Drengsered Lilla, Drengsered Prästgård, Dämhult öfra,

Ekhult, Elgås, Elmod, Eskhult Yttra, Eskhult Öfra,

Fagerhult, Frillebo,

Galtabo Yttra, Galtabo Öfra, Glöshult Lilla, Glöshult Stora, Gunnakulla, Gångarebo, Gässelia Lilla, Gässelia Stora,

Hesterhult, Holmelia, Hylte, Hälhult, Höghult, Hönhult,

Kammarebo, Kihla, Kjershult Lilla, Kjershult Stora, Kjershult Öfra,

Lid, Lidhult, Lilla Drengsered, Lilla Glöshult, Lilla Gässelia, Lilla Kjershult, Lilla Stensered

Måsared Yttra, Måsared Öfra,


Ramnared, Ramsered, Rysbohl,

Sandsered, Sjöbohl, Skogsgård, Skogsgärde, Sköttebohl, Stensered Lilla, Stensered Stora, Stora Glöshult, Stora Gässelia, Stora Kjershult, Stora Stensered,

Tränshult Yttra, Tränshult Öfra,



Yttra Dämhult, Yttra Eskhult, Yttra Galtabo, Yttra Måsared, Yttra Tränshult,


Öfra Dämhult, Öfra Eskhult, Öfra Galtabo, Öfra Kjershult, Öfra Måsared, Örfra Tränshult,

Sweden 1951 Place Names Register and the Swedish Parish Pages list in this Wiki will give you searchable lists of places, particularly parishes and the farms within those parishes.

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Collections[edit | edit source]

Census Records[edit | edit source]

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Online Database Church Records[edit | edit source]

The easiest way to access the Swedish Church Records is through the internet, using these five sites (see links to specific collections below). Four of these sites require a subscription for access. (ArkivDigital, Ancestry.com, and MyHeritage.com are available at a FamilyHistory Center near you free of charge.)

Help Using ArkivDigital: Online Databases for Sweden[edit | edit source]

These lessons will teach you how to use ArkivDigital:

Family History Library Records[edit | edit source]

Click Sweden, Halland Records for a full listing of microfilmed records (some digitized online) 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 Sweden, Halland" and then select your parish.

Military Records[edit | edit source]

Related Sources[edit | edit source]

Help Reading Swedish Records[edit | edit source]

Help Reading Old Handwriting[edit | edit source]

Help With Research Objectives and Strategies[edit | edit source]

Sweden Research Strategies

References[edit | edit source]

Drängsered, Husförhörslängd 1840-1851   Ortregister