Fosie Parish, Malmöhus, Sweden Genealogy

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

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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.)

Fosie Parish, Malmöhus, Sweden Genealogy
Stift Lund
Pastorat up to about 1622 annex parish in Lockarp and Fosie pastorat, about 1622 - 1938 mother parish Fosie and Lockarp pastorat, 1939 - its own, 1969 parts broke out Kulladal and parts to Eriksfält.
Län Before 1658 belonged to Denmark, 1669 - 1996 Malmöhus, 1997 - the modern county of Skåne.
Landskap Skåne
Härad Oxie
Tingslag 1865-1872 Oxie härad, 1873- Oxie and Skytts härads
Domsaga 1682-1690 Oxie, Torna and Bara härads, 1691-1864 Oxie, Skytt and Vemmenhög härads, 1865-1970 Oxie and Skytts härads, 1971- Trelleborg
Fögderi 1720 - 1873 Oxie, Skytt, and Vemmenhög, 1874 - 1917 Oxie and Skytt, 1918 - Malmö
Kommun 1863 - 1930 Fosie, 1931 - 1970 Malmö stad, 1971 - Malmö kommun
Militär indelning SKÅNSKA HUSAR-REGEMENTE: Hoby Sqvadron, SÖDRA SKÅNES REGEMENTE: Skytts Kompani
NAD Ref Code SE/MSA/00207
National Archive SVAR link
Swedish Wikipedia link
SCB Congregation map link
Open Street map link

Place Names[edit | edit source]

Bostället ( Fosie)

Fattighuset, Fosie, Fosieborg

Hindby, Husartorp (Hindby)



Skolhuset (Fosie), Skolhuset (Hindby), Stattena värdshus, Strandhusen (Lockarp), Strandtorp (Hindby)

Utflyttningslängd (Fosie), Utflyttningslängd (Lockarp)

Värdshus (Hindby)

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.

  • Surrounding Parishes

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,, and 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, 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]

Help Reading Old Handwriting[edit | edit source]

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

Sweden Research Strategies

References[edit | edit source]

Fosie Församling Husförhörslängd  1836 - 1842 Ortregister