Fränninge Parish, Malmöhus, Sweden Genealogy

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

Fränninge Church

History[edit | edit source]

There were fires on 30 May, 1724 and 17 January, 1749 that destroyed parts of the parish record collection. Occasionally spelled Frenninge

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

Fränninge Parish, Malmöhus, Sweden Genealogy
Stift Lund
Pastorat - 1961 mother parish in Fränninge and Vollsjö pastorat, 1962-1973 mother parish Fränninge, Vollsjö and Brandstad pastorat, 1974-2001 mother parish in Fränninge, Vollsjö, Brandstad, Öved and Östra Kärrstorp pastorat, 2002 combined into Fränninge-Vollsjö
Län Before 1658 belonged to Denmark, 1669 - 1996 Malmöhus, 1997 - the modern county of Skåne.
Landskap Skåne
Härad Färs
Tingslag 1877- Färs härad
Domsaga -1876 Frosta and Färs härads, 1877-1966 Färs härad, 1967- Ystad
Fögderi 1720 - 1917 Frosta and Färs, 1918 - 1945 Sjöbo, 1946 - 1966 Hörby, 1967 - Ystad
Kommun 1863 - 1951 Fränninge, 1952 - 1973 Vollsjö, 1974 - Sjöbo
Militär indelning Skånska dragonregemente, Södra Skånska Infanteriregemente
NAD Ref Code SE/SSA/0007
National Archive SVAR link
Swedish Wikipedia link
SCB Congregation map link
Open Street map link

Place Names[edit | edit source]

Fränninge, Fränninge Bjälkhult, Fränninge Brostorp, Fränninge Hovdahus, Fränninge Hårderup, Fränninge Hästhagehus, Fränninge Molleröd, Fränninge Prästhult, Fränninge Pus, Fränninge Skumparp, Fränninge Starrap, Fränninge Starraps ora, Fränninge Trulshärad, Fränninge Vallarum

Vollsjö, Vollsjö Brösarp, Vollsjö Dorilsberg, Vollsjö gård, Vollsjö Klasaröd, Vollsjö Lilla Säljeröd, Vollsjö Lorensberg, Vollsjö Pregestad, Vollsjö Skogskås, Vollsjö stamp, Vollsjö Säljeröd, Vollsjö Vävarehus

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]

Fränninge ( and Vollsjö) Församling Husförhörslängd 1813 - 1818 Ortregister