Knäred Parish, Halland, Sweden Genealogy

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

Knäred Church

History[edit | edit source]

(write information such as: how old the parish is, interesting facts about the parish, what alternate names it has, or any boundary changes.)

Knäred Parish, Halland, Sweden Genealogy
Stift 1989- Göteborg
Pastorat -1961 Knäred pastorat
1962- Mother parish in Knäred and Hishult pastorat
Län Halland
Landskap Halland
Härad Hök
Tingslag Halmstad and Tönnersjö
Domsaga Hök, Halmstad, and Tönnersjö
-1974 Hallands södra
1975- Halmstad
Fögderi -1966 Laholm
1967- Halmstad
Kommun 1863-1973 Knäred
1974- Laholm
Militär indelning Södra Hallands Kompani
Nya Ordin. Båtsmans-Roteringen

Place Names[edit | edit source]

Baggabygget Hushult, Basshult Putsered, Björkered, Björkered Norrlida, Blankared Sibbhult, Brännehult Brohuset, Bållalt,

Dyreborg Lagered,

Egernahult, Egernahult Körsveka, Erlandsbygget Ön, Erlandsbygget Stenlarsbygget,

Hult Laxhult, Hushult Myllehyltan,


Knäred, Knäred 1840-1845, Knäred 1846-1848, Knäred 1849-1852, Knäred 1853-1855, Knäred Fattigstugan, Knäred Björkered, Krustorpsbygge Trälshult, Kyrkhult, Kyrkhult Blankared, Kåphult, Kåphult Tommared,  Körsveka, Körsveka Baggabygget,

Lagered, Lagered Basshult, Lekarebygget Västerhult, Linghult Linghultsbygget, Linghult Änghultsbygget, Linghult Ekenabygget,

Parken Orreborg, Prästgården, Prästgården Kvarnen, Prästgården Klockaregård, Putsered, Putsered Erlandsbygget,

Sibbhult Torsakulla, Sjöaryd, Sjöaryd Vångadal, Sjöaryd Parken, Stenlarsbygget, Stenlarsbygget Perlarsbygget, Stenlarsbygget Sjölandsberg, Stenlarsbygget Elmlönsgård, Stenlarsbygget Köphult, Svenshult Hult,

Tommared, Tommared Linghult, Trälshult, Trälshult Sjöaryd, Tygared, Tygared Snorslida,


Vaterhult Bästhult,

Älmhult, Älmhult Brännehult,

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

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Collections[edit | edit source]

Census Records[edit | edit source]

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,, and are available at a FamilyHistory Center near you free of charge.)

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, Halland 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, Halland" and then select your parish.

Military Records[edit | edit source]

Related Sources[edit | edit source]

Help Reading Swedish Records[edit | edit source]

Help Reading Old Handwriting[edit | edit source]

Help With Research Objectives and Strategies[edit | edit source]

Sweden Research Strategies

References[edit | edit source]

Knäred Församling Husförhörslängd 1831 - 1856 Ortregister