Borgholm Parish, Kalmar, Sweden Genealogy

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Borgholm Parish, Kalmar, Sweden Genealogy
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Place Names

Borgholm was divided into blocks of houses. Each block was called a Kvarter. Each Kvarter was given a name. One or more numbers were also given to each Kvarter. The names of each Kvarter and their numbers as they were in 1849-1856 follow:

Amfion 1-4

Björnen 5-8

Delfinen 13-18

Falken 22-24

Gripen 27 - 28

Herkules 29- 32

Island 33- 36

Kamelen 37-38,

Kuba 9-12

Kvarnen 59-62

Lugnet 39-42

Månen 43- 46

Norge 47-50,

Orion 51 – 54

Påven 55-58

Ryssland 63-66

Sverige 68- 70,

Tetis 71-74

Uranus 75-77

Våren 80-81

Åland 83-96

Ängeln 19-21

Other places within Borgholm named in the household examination:




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

  • Surrounding Parishes


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  • Church Records

  • Court Records

  • Military Records

Related Sources

  • Digital
PLF Database -- A large portion of births, marriages, and deaths have been indexed on CD-Roms for the county of Kalmar. The 4 disc set has been created by Person-och Lokalhistoriskt Forskarcentrum, Oskarshamn (PLF). To learn more about these CD-Roms click here.
Nixon -- a name index of Biographical and genealogical information for Kalmar and a few other counties.  To learn more click here.

  • Printed

Societies and Libraries


Borgholm, Husförhörslängd 1849-1856