Sankt Per Parish, Östergötland, Sweden Genealogy

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Sankt Per

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


In Medieval times this parish was the Vadstena Landsförsamling. Created about 1390, broke from Vadstena, in about 1550 this parish was combined with Klåstad. On Jan. 1, 1967 combined with Vadstena.

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Place Names

Backen, Backstugan utan namn under Klosterstad Mellangård, Baskstugan utan name under Klosterstad Västergård


Egeby Säteri


Gatan, Granby Komministerboställe, Granby Mellangård, Granby Norrgård, Granby Oxelgård, Granby Pantegård (Pantgård), Granby Östergård

Hagen, Huvudstad, Huvudstad Södra, Hästhagen

Kerstinstorp (Kjerstinstorp), Klosterstad Mellangård, Klosterstad Västergård, Klosterstad Östergård, Klosterstadtorp, Komministerbostället Granby, Kronomagasinsbostället Vadstena, Kungsgården Starby, Kvissberg


Mellangården Granby, Mellangården Klosterstad, Mjölkbacken, Mjölnartorpet (Mölnatorp)

Norrgården Granby, Nybygget under Klosterstadtorp, Nylyckan

Oxelgården Granby

Pantegården Granby

Skogen, Slottet Vadstena, Slottsträdgårdsstugan, Starby Kungsgård (Kongsgård), Starby Östra, Säteriet Egeby

Tegelbruket Vadstena, Tuledet, Tycklinge (Tycklingen)

Vadstena Kronomagasinsboställe, Vadstena Slott, Vadstena Tegelbruk, Västergården Klosterstad

Å(e)n, Åsen

Östergården Granby, Östergården Klosterstad

To see what kind of place it is you will need a Swedish Gazetteer.

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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.)

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Family History Library Records

Click Sweden, Östergötland 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, Östergötland" and then select your parish.

Military Records

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Sankt Per, Husförhörslängd (AI:5) 1836-1840, Ortregister

Skatteverket. "Sankt Per." Förteckning (Sveriges församlingar genom tiderna). April 2010 Sveriges församlingar genom tiderna