Brandstad Parish, Malmöhus, Sweden Genealogy

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Malmöhus County

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

Brandstad Church


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Brandstad Parish, Malmöhus, Sweden Genealogy
Stift Lund
Pastorat Up to 1929 Brandstad and Södra Åsum; 1929-1961 Brandstad and Östra Kärrstorp; 1962 and forward, Fränninge, Vollsjö, Brandstad, Öved, and Östra Kärrstorp. In 2002 the congregation became a part of the Östra Kärrstorp congregation.
Län Before 1658 belonged to Denmark, 1669 - 1996 Malmöhus, 1997 - the modern county of Skåne.
Landskap Skåne
Härad Färs
Tingslag 1877- Färs härad
Domsaga Up to 1876, Frosta and Fär härad; 1877-1966 Fär härad; 1967- Ystad
Fögderi 1720-1917 Frosta and Färs; 1918-1946 Sjöbo; 1946-1966 Hörby; 1946-1967 Ystad
Kommun 1863-1951 Brandstad; 1952-1973 Vollsjö; 1974- Sjöbo
Militär indelning Södra Skånes Regemente: Färs Kompani, Extra Soldar-Roteringen
NAD Ref Code SE/LLA/13042
National Archive SVAR link
Swedish Wikipedia link
SCB Congregation map link
Open Street map link

Place Names


Brandstadholm, Brandstad





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Census Records

Church Records

Online Database Church Records

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Family History Library Records

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Click on "Places within Sweden, Malmöhus and then select your parish.

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Brandstad Parish 1843-1847 AI;6, Husförhörslängd. No ortregister.