Valdshult Parish, Jönköping, Sweden Genealogy

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

Valdshultka 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.)

Valdshult Parish, Jönköping, Sweden Genealogy
Stift Skara
Pastorat -1961 Stengårdshult, Norra Unnaryd, Öreryd, Norra Hestra and Valdshult, 1962- Norra Hestra, Stengårdshult, Norra Unnaryd and Valdshult.
Län Jönköping
Landskap Småland
Härad Mo
Tingslag add here
Domsaga add here
Fögderi 1720-1945 Tveta, Vista and Mo, 1946-1966 Jönköping, 1967- Reftele
Kommun 1863-1951 Vadshult, 1952-1970 Södra Mo, 1971- Gislaved,
Militär indelning Jönköpings Regemente
Mo Härads Kompani
NAD Ref Code SE/VALA/00404
National Archive SVAR link
Swedish Wikipedia link
SCB Congregation map link
Open Street map link

Place Names[edit | edit source]

Boarp, Bygget,



Hansabo, Hindebo, Holabo, Holabo Lilla, Husbacka,

Knekttorpet under Södra Wallshult,

Lilla Holabo,

Majebro, Måssabo, Mörkwik

Norra Wallshult,


Sjöryd, Södra Wallshult, Svinhult

Trollakulla, Tuddebo,

Wallberget, Wallshult Norra Liderna, Wallshult Norra, Wallshult Södra, Warperyd, Wästanskog,

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,, 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, Jönköping 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, Jönköping" 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]

Jurisdictional Information from: Riksarkivet. "Valdshult Församling." Nationell ArkivDatabas (NAD). August 2012