Trollenäs Parish, Malmöhus, Sweden Genealogy
Guide to Trollenäs Parish, Sweden ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
- 1 History
- 2 Place Names
- 3 Collections
- 3.1 Census Records
- 3.2 Church Records
- 3.3 Military Records
- 3.4 Related Sources
- 3.5 Help Reading Swedish Records
- 3.6 Help Reading Old Handwriting
- 3.7 Help With Research Objectives and Strategies
- 3.8 References
History[edit | edit source]
Before 1898 Trollenäs parish was known as Näs (in Onsjö härad.) In 1899 the name was changed to Trollnäs. In 1857 the parish of Gullarp was combined into Näs (Trollnäs.) The parish records for Gullarp parish and Näs (Trollenäs) parish are in the same collection. In Arkiv Digital the parish records are found under Näs parish.
|Trollenäs Parish, Malmöhus, Sweden Genealogy|
|Pastorat||- 1500´s its own pastorat, 1500´s - 1857 mother parish in Näs (Trollenäs) and Gullarps pastorat, 1857 Gullarp was combined into Näs, 1857 - 1946 it´s own, 1947 - 1961 mother parish Trollenäs, Bosarp and Västra Strö, 1962 - 1991 annex parish Stehag, Trollenäs, Bosarp and Västra Strö, 1992 - 2001 annex parish Stehag, Trollenäs, Bosarp, Västra Strö and Billinge pastorat, 2002 combined into Östra Onsjö parish.|
|Län||Before 1658 belonged to Denmark, 1669 - 1996 Malmöhus, 1997 - the modern county of Skåne.|
|Fögderi||1720 - 1863 Luggude, Rönneberga, Onsjö, 1864 - 1917 Rönneberga, Onsjö and Harjagers fögderi, 1918 - Eslövs fögderi|
|Kommun||1863 - 1951 Trollnäs, 1952-1966 Bosarp, 1967-1970 Eslövs city, 1971- Eslöv|
|Militär indelning||NORRA SKÅNES REGEMENTE: Onsjö Kompani|
|NAD Ref Code||SE/LLA/13289|
|National Archive SVAR||link|
|SCB Congregation map||link|
|Open Street map||link|
Place Names[edit | edit source]
To see what kind of place it is you will need a Swedish Gazetteer.
- Surrounding Parishes
Collections[edit | edit source]
Census Records[edit | edit source]
- Sweden Household Examination Records (Husförhörslängder)--explanation of this church record which is functionally the census of Sweden.
- Sweden Household Examination Books, 1880 - 1920, ($), index and images. Also on Ancestry.com, ($), Arkiv Digital ($), and SVAR at Riksarkivet.
Church Records[edit | edit source]
Online Database Church Records[edit | edit source]
The easiest way to access the Swedish Church Records is through the internet, using these five sites (see links to specific collections below). Four of these sites require a subscription for access. (ArkivDigital, Ancestry.com, and MyHeritage.com are available at a FamilyHistory Center near you free of charge.)
- Sweden, Malmöhus Church Records, 1541-1918; index 1646-1860 at FamilySearch.
- MyHeritage.com ($),
- Ancestry.com ($),
- Arkiv Digital ($), and
- SVAR at Riksarkivet.
Help Using ArkivDigital: Online Databases for Sweden[edit | edit source]
- These lessons will teach you how to use ArkivDigital:
Family History Library Records[edit | edit source]
Click Sweden, Malmöhus 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, Malmöhus and then select your parish.
Military Records[edit | edit source]
Related Sources[edit | edit source]
Help Reading Swedish Records[edit | edit source]
- You do not have to be fluent in Swedish to read these records! They have a limited vocabulary: mother, father, born, bride, groom, married, etc. The rest of the content will be names, dates, and places, which do not need translation.
- This Swedish Word List covers typical terms found in the records.
- Swedish Historical Dictionary Database, SHDD: This interactive dictionary allows you to enter a word in the search box and receive the translation.
- Feast Day Calendar (Moveable) and Feast Day Lists (Fixed and Moveable) will help you translate dates written in feast day form.
- Sweden surnames are patronymic and change every generation, so carefully study Sweden Names, Personal.
- For help with reading the column headings found in more recent records, see Swedish Parish Register and Household Exam Roll Headings.
- Instructions, document examples, and translations are given for Reading Swedish Birth and Christening Records 1717, 1752, 1771, 1792, 1803, 1834, 1854.
Help Reading Old Handwriting[edit | edit source]
- Reading Scandinavian Gothic Handwritten Records: (free, online lessons at FamilySearch):
Help With Research Objectives and Strategies[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
Trollenäs Församling Husförhörslängd 1843 - 1848 Ortregister