Landa Parish, Halland, Sweden Genealogy

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

Landa 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.)

Landa Parish, Halland, Sweden Genealogy
Stift Göteborg
Pastorat – 1961 Annex parish in Ölmevalla and Landa pastorate
1962-1991 Annex parish in Frillesås, Gällinge, Idala, Ölmevalla and Landa pastorat
1992- Annex parish in Ölmevalla and Landa pastorat
Län Halland
Landskap Halland
Härad Fjäre
Tingslag Fjäre härad
Domsaga Fjäre and Viske härad
-1970 Hallands norra
1971- Varberg
Fögderi 1720-1893 Fjäre
1894-1920 Kungsbacka
1921-1945 Varberg
1946- Kungsbacka
Kommun 1863-1951 Landa
1952-1973 Löftadalen
1974- Kungsbacka
Militär indelning Norra Hallands Båtsmans-Kompani
Nya Ordin. Båtsmans-Roteringen

Place Names [edit | edit source]

Bollestorp, Borekulla # 1-2, Burås # 1-3,

Gärdet, Lannekulla # 1-3, Lannestock,


Nortorp # 1-6, Påtorp # 1-2,

Rågelund, Räfsnäs,

Sintorp # 1 -4, Skålletorp, Solryd # 1-2, Stallebacka,

Sweden 1951 Place Names Register and the Swedish Parish Pages list in this Wiki will give you searchable lists of places, particularly parishes and the farms within those parishes.

  • 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,, 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]

Landa Parish, 1856-1869 AI;6, Husförhörslängd. Ort register.