Ljungby Parish, Kronoberg, Sweden Genealogy

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Maria Church
Ljungby Church
Annelund Church

History[edit | edit source]

Ljungby Municipality is a municipality in Kronoberg County, southern Sweden, where the town of Ljungby is the seat.
In 1971 the City of Ljungby, created in 1936 thru 1970, was united with the rural municipalities surrounding it, thus creating the present municipality. In 1974 a minor adjustment of the boundaries took place. There are 19 original entities within the area.

Ljungby Parish, Kronoberg, Sweden Genealogy
Stift Växjö
Pastorat 1919 Annexing parish in pastorat Angelstad, Ljungby and Kånna. 1919-1961 mother parish in pastorat Ljungby, Angelstad and Kånna. 1962-1991 Own pastorat.
Län Kronoberg
Landskap Småland
Härad Sunnerbo
Tingslag add here
Domsaga add here
Fögderi 1720-1966 Sunnerbo, 1967 Ljungby
Kommun 1863-1970 Ljungby city, 1971 Ljungby
Militär indelning Karlskrona 07, Kronobergs 07

Place Names [edit | edit source]

Aborratorp, Abrahamsdal, Aspebäck, Aspelund,

Backagården Dragaryd, Backstugan ; Ljungby Lillgård - Marås - Replösa Månsagård - Norrgård, Björkelund Ljungby Lillgård - Sickinge, Brostugan,

Dalen, Damasbacken,

Eka Norrgård Rusthåll # 58 - Södergård Augment, Eskilsgården Ljungby,

Gnustorp, Grenadjärtorp ; Eka Norrgård - Hångers Storgård - Ljungby Södergård - Replösa Månsagård - # 57 Tofta Södergård, Gästgivaregården Ljungby,

Hagalund, Hagatorp, Hjälmaryd Mellangård - Norrgård - Södergård, Hovdinge Lillgård - Norrgård Augment - Södergård, Hångers Lillgård - Storgård Rusthåll # 60, Höslänga,

Jonsboda - Lilla,

Karlstorp, Klockaregården Rusthåll # 59, Kullagården Kvänslöv, Kullarna Klockaregården - Kvänslöv Norrgård - Ljungby Eskilsgård, Kvarnarna, Kvänslöv Kullagård - Lanbogård - Norrgård, Källarebacken, Källsnäs,

Landbogården Kvänslöv, Ljungby Eskilsgård Posthemman Augment - Gästgivaregård - Köping - Lillgård - Södergård Rusthåll # 59, Ljungsjö, Lövsdal Hjälmaryd Mellangård - Ljungby Lillgård,


Norratorp, Nydala Hovdinge Södergård - Kvänslöv Norrgård, Näs,


Posthemmanet Ljungby Eskilsgård,

Replösa Månsagård Rusthåll # 61, Replösa Norrgård Rusthåll # 61 - Ågård, Rosenlund, Ryadal,

Sallebro, Sickinge, Sickingelund, Sjöboholm, Smedtorpet, Soldattorp ; # 51 Hovdinge Norrgård - # 104 Källsnäs Näs - # 109 Eka Södergård - # 1112 Sickinge - # 113 Hovdinge Södergård, Stensberg, Storängsbacken, Svenstorp Klockaregården - Ljungby Eskilsgård, Söderlund, Söderäng Replösa Månsagård - Söderäng Norrgård, Södrakrog, Södratorp Eka Södergård - Ljungby Lillgård - Tofta Södergård,

Tofta Norrgård Augment - Södergård Rusthåll # 57,

Vaktstugan, Visslaryd Rusthåll # 62,

Ågården Replösa,

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]

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.)

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, Kronoberg 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, Kronoberg 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]

Ljungby Parish 1846-1851 AI;8, Husförhörslängd. Ort register.