Lingbo Parish, Gävleborg, Sweden Genealogy

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


1915-05-01 broke off from Skog parish as a "kapellag", 1917 became a "kapellförsam- ment", 1923 became an annex parish.[1]

Lingbo Parish, Gävleborg, Sweden Genealogy
Stift Uppsala ärkestift
Pastorat -1973 Skog, 1974- Ockelbo
Län Gävleborg
Landskap Hälsingland
Härad not applicable
Tingslag 1915-1947 Ala, 1948-1970 Södra Hälsinglands domsagas
Domsaga add here
Fögderi 1917 Södra Hälsingland, 1918-1970 Söderhamn, 1971 Sandviken
Kommun 1917-1970 Skog, 1971- Ockelbo
Militär indelning add here
NAD Ref Code SE/HLA/1010112

Place Names

People listed in different categories. List of mentally ill people, list of officials in the Church and School administration, orphan child adopted into the parish.


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, Gävleborg 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, Gävleborg" and then select your parish.

Military Records

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Lingbo parish, Parish book 1899-1909, AIIa:1 Församlingsbok.

Jurisdictional Information from: Riksarkivet. "Lingbo Församling." Nationell ArkivDatabas (NAD). March 2015
  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Lingbo församling," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,örsamling, accessed 29 December 2017.