Djurröd Parish, Kristianstad, Sweden Genealogy

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

Djurröd church


Until 15 November 1883, the name of the parish was "Görröd"

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

Djurröd Parish, Kristianstad, Sweden Genealogy
Stift Lund
Pastorat - 1961 annex parish in the Träne and Djurröds pastorat, 1962-1974 annex parish in the Träne, Djurröds and Äsphults pastorat, 1975-2001 annex parish in the Vä, Skepparslövs, Köpinge, Träne and Djurröds pastorat, in 2002, Djurröd was incorporated into the newly-formed Träne-Djurröds parish.
Län Kristianstad
Landskap Skåne
Härad Gärds
Tingslag 1891- Gärd, 1892- Gärd and Albo domsaga
Domsaga 1682-1860 Gärd, Albo and Villands härader, 1861-1966 Gärd and Albo härader, 1967- Kristianstad
Fögderi 1918-1966 Tollarp, 1967- Kristianstad
Kommun 1952-1966 Träne, 1967-1970 Kristianstads stad (city), 1971- Kristianstad
Militär indelning SKÅNSKA DRAGON-REGEMENTET Lif-Sqvadron Majorns Kompani, NORRA SKÅNES REGEMENTE Gärds Kompani
NAD Ref Code SE/LLA/13060
National Archive SVAR link
Swedish Wikipedia link
SCB Congregation map link
Open Street map link

Place Names


Brotorpet, Bäckahuset

Daltorpet, Dammtorpet, Djurröd

Ekestorpet, Fattighuset (Poorhouse), Forshult

Harastorp, Helgestad, Horsaröd, Håkanköp

Knutstorp, Kuberup




Slätthult, Smedtorpet, Stenshult

Vägtorpet, Åkaboda, Årröd


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


Census Records

Church Records

Online Database Church Records

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

These lessons will teach you how to use ArkivDigital:

Family History Library Records

Click Sweden, Kristianstad 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, Kristianstad and then select your parish.

Military Records

Related Sources

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Help With Research Objectives and Strategies

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Djurröd, Husförhörslängd 1846 -1850 , Ortregister