Örkened Parish, Kristianstad, Sweden Genealogy

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The Orkened Parish (Örkeneds församling) is an independent parish in the Diocese of Lund. The Orkened parish is a hilly, woodland area of 236 sqkm north of Kristianstad that is now part of Lonsboda municipality. The parish was burned in 1678 during the 1675-1679 war between Sweden and Denmark.

The Orkened Church (Örkeneds kyrka) was built in late 1788 in Lönsboda and still stands today (located at Tosthultsvägen 2, Lönsboda, Sweden)

Örkened Parish, Kristianstad, Sweden Genealogy
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Place Names

Aplahult, Bökön (Stora), Bökön, ( Lilla ), Björstorp, Björkhult, Böglarehult, Bosakulla, Dufhult Norra, Dufhult Södra, Edema, Ekhult, Esseboda Södra, Esseboda Norra, Ekön, Ekeshult, Frostenstorp, Flyboda Vestra, Flyboda Östra, Fröatorp, Gislaboda, Grimsboda, Gylsboda, Gylleboda, Grafveboda, Hunshult, Hafhult Södra, Hafhult Norra, Hesslehyltan, Hägghult, Höfvitstorp, Jonstorp, Kätteboda, Kongsgården, Kruseboda, Kvarnatorp, Kätteboda, Komålen,Lönsboda,Nybygden, Nedraryd, Olastorp, Qvarnatorp, Rågeboda (Södra), Rönneboda, Rumpeboda, Räfvatorp, Strönhult, Svanshult, Santatorp, Skinnemyra, Skyttatorp, Smålatorp, Tofthult,Traneboda, Tranetorp, Tostaholm, Trånghyltan (Lilla), Tommaboda, Tommahult, Tjufön,Tostaboda, Trulsatorp, Ubbeboda, Ulfshult, Värmanshult, Åbuen, Örnanäs,                          

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

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Örkened, Husförhörslängd 1837-1841, Ortregister