Eskilstorp Parish, Malmöhus, Sweden Genealogy
Guide to Eskilstorp Parish, Sweden ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
- 1 History
- 2 Place Names
- 3 Collections
- 3.1 Census Records
- 3.2 Church Records
- 3.3 Military Records
- 3.4 Related Sources
- 3.5 Help Reading Swedish Records
- 3.6 Help Reading Old Handwriting
- 3.7 Help With Research Objectives and Strategies
- 3.8 References
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.)
|Eskilstorp Parish, Malmöhus, Sweden Genealogy|
|Pastorat||- 1924 annex parish Gessie (Gässie) and Eskilstorps pastorat, 1924 - 1961 annex parish Gässie, Eskilstorps, Arrie and Hököpinge, 1962-1991 annex parish Vellinge, Gässie (Gessie), Eskilstorps and Hököpinge, 1992-2001 annex parish Vellinge, Gessie, Eskilstorp, Hököpinge Västra Ingelstad, Östra Grevie, Mellan-Grevie, Södra Åkarp and Arrie, parish combined 2002 in the new Vellinge-Månstorps parish.|
|Län||Before 1658 belonged to Denmark, 1669 - 1996 Malmöhus, 1997 - the modern county of Skåne.|
|Tingslag||1865-1872 Oxie härad, 1873- Oxie and Skytts härads|
|Domsaga||1682-1690 Oxie, Torna and Bara härads, 1691-1864 Oxie, Skytt and Vemmenhögs härads, 1865-1970 Oxie and Skytts härads, 1971- Trelleborg|
|Fögderi||1720 - 1873 Oxie, Skytts, Vemmenhög, 1874 - 1917 Oxie and Skytts, 1918 - 1981 Malmö, 1946 - Trelleborg|
|Kommun||1863 - 1951 Eskilstorp, 1952 - Vellinge|
|Militär indelning||SKÅNSKA DRAGON-REGEMENTET: Malmö Sqvadron, Öfv.- Lieutn, SÖDRA SKÅNES REGEMENTE: Skytts Kompani|
Place Names[edit | edit source]
Eskilstorp no.1 - no. 20
- Surrounding Parishes
Collections[edit | edit source]
Census Records[edit | edit source]
- Sweden Household Examination Records (Husförhörslängder)--explanation of this church record which is functionally the census of Sweden.
- Sweden Household Examination Books, 1840-1947, ($), index and images. Also on Ancestry.com, ($), Arkiv Digital ($), and SVAR at Riksarkivet.
Church Records[edit | edit source]
Online Database Church Records[edit | edit source]
The easiest way to access the Swedish Church Records is through the internet, using these five sites (see links to specific collections below). Four of these sites require a subscription for access. (ArkivDigital, Ancestry.com, and MyHeritage.com are available at a FamilyHistory Center near you free of charge.)
- Sweden, Malmöhus Church Records, 1541-1918; index 1646-1860 at FamilySearch.
- MyHeritage.com ($),
- Ancestry.com ($),
- Arkiv Digital ($), and
- SVAR at Riksarkivet.
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, Malmöhus 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, Malmöhus and then select your parish.
Military Records[edit | edit source]
Related Sources[edit | edit source]
Help Reading Swedish Records[edit | edit source]
- You do not need to be fluent in Swedish to read these records! You can accomplish a lot just knowing key words for mother, father, born, bride, groom, married, etc. Details such as names and places do not need translation.
- This Swedish Word List covers typical terms found in the records.
- Swedish Historical Dictionary Database, SHDD: This interactive dictionary allows you to enter a word in the search box and receive the translation.
- Feast Day Calendar (Moveable) and Feast Day Lists (Fixed and Moveable) will help you translate dates written in feast day form.
- Sweden surnames are patronymic and change every generation, so carefully study Sweden Names, Personal.
- For help with reading the column headings found in more recent records, see Swedish Parish Register and Household Exam Roll Headings.
- Instructions, document examples, and translations are given for Reading Swedish Birth and Christening Records 1717, 1752, 1771, 1792, 1803, 1834, 1854.
Help Reading Old Handwriting[edit | edit source]
- FamilySearch Online Lessons - Reading Scandinavian Handwriting:
Help With Research Objectives and Strategies[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
Eskilstorp Församling Husförhörslängd 1840 - 1849 Ortregister