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Idala Parish, Halland, Sweden Genealogy

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

Idala Church


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

Idala Parish, Halland, Sweden Genealogy
Stift Göteborg
Pastorat – 1961 Annex parish in Frillesås, Gällinge, and Idala pastorat
1962-1991 Annex parish in Frillesås, Gällinge, Idala, Ölmevalla and Landa pastorat
1992- Annex parish in Frillesås, Gällinge and Idala 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 Idala
1952-1973 Löftadalen
1974- Kungsbacka
Militär indelning Norra Hallands Båtsmans-Kompani
Nya Ordin. Båtsmans-Roteringen

Place Names

For Idala husförhör 1815 - 1850 see Gällinge Församling for the same timeperiod.


Backstuga under Gårdshorn

Backstuga under Holma

Backstuga under Lia

Backstuga under Lilla Vrå

Backstuga under Slätthall

Backstuga under Vrå




Hult (see Idalahult)


Hålcken (older name for Varekulla)

Hålma (see Holma)

Hålt (see Idalahult)


Idala Stomgård


Kjärret (see Kärret)




Lilla Vrå

Nygård under Hallen

Rampengärde under Idalahult




Stora Vrå (see Vrå)



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


Census Records

Church Records

Online Database Church Records

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

These lessons will teach you how to use ArkivDigital:

Family History Library Records

Click Sweden, Halland Records for a full listing of microfilmed records (some digitized online) at the Family History Librarythat 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

Related Sources

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