Tranås Parish, Kristianstad, Sweden Genealogy

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Kristianstad County
Malmöhus County

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


The parish has changed jurisdictions between Malmöhus and Kristianstad. (write information such as: how old the parish is, interesting facts about the parish, what alternate names it has, or any boundary changes.)
Tranås Parish, Kristianstad, Sweden Genealogy
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Län pre 1890 Malmöhus, post 1891 Kristianstad
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Place Names

Anderstorp, Anundstorp, Anundstorps kvarn (mill)

Baggahuset, Boaröd no.4 - Boaröd no. 6, Boaröd no.8 - Boaröd no.10

Det gamla skolhuset( The old school-house)


Lilla Plågan

Mellan Plågan, Missunna no.1 - no.2

Nybo no.1 and no.2,

Skol och fattighuset (school and poorhouse),Strasborg

Tranås no.1 - Tranås no.33, Torkelstorp

Äsperöds gård, Åstradshuset no.1 - Åstradshuset no.4

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

  • 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

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Tranås Husförhörslängd 1840 - 1849 Ortregister