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|Ward or Branch||County||Year Organized||Notes|
||Some members as early as 1850’s|
|Alingsås Ward||Älvsborg||1985|| |
|Avesta Branch||Kopparberg||1992||in 1870 part of Västerås branch. 1880’s part of Bergslagen branch.1890 part of Solvarbo branch, then Bergslagen Branch Kopparberg. See Borlänge Branch. Membership Records -- early to 1947.|
|Borlänge Branch||Kopparberg||1852||Belonged at times to different branches: Nora, Västerås, Avesta, Solvarbo, Dalarna, and Bergslagen. Membership records from early to 1947.|
|Borlänge Ward||Kopparberg||1999||Borlänge branch and Falu branch combined to make the Borlänge Ward.|
|Borås Branch||Älvsborg||1864||Part of Ulricehamn branch 1857 to 1863.|
|Borås Ward||Älvsborg||2000|| |
|Burgsvik Branch||Gotland||1862||In 1864 was combined with other branches to form the Gotland branch.|
||see Borlänge Branch.|
|Eskilstuna Branch||Södermanland||1870||Part of Torshälla branch before 1870. 1977 dependent branch to Västerås. 1980 independent branch. Membership records from early to 1950.|
|Falkenberg Branch||Halland||1857||Formed by dividing the Halmstad branch.|
|Falu Branch||Kopparberg||1993||Divided from Borlänge branch to form its own.Combined in 1999 with Borlänge branch to form the Borlänge Ward.|
|Follingbo Branch||Gotland||1861|| |
||Membership Records – 1864 to 1870.|
|Gotland Branch||Gotland||1864||Sometimes called the Visby branch.Membership Records from 1858 to 1929.|
|Gubbängen Branch||Stockholm||1955||Became a Ward in 1975, Gubbängen Ward Stockholm. Before 1975 was known as “Stockholms 2:a gren” Stockholms 2nd Branch.|
||See Solvarbo Branch.|
||Membership Records from 1861 to 1881.|
|Gävle Branch||Gävleborg||1862||Few members by the 1880’s. Membership dwindled. Branch organized again 1900. Membership Records from early to 1951.|
|Göteborg Branch||Göteborg och Bohus||1857||Membership records from 1855 to 1948.|
|Göteborg 2nd Branch||Göteborg och Bohus||1956||In 1959 the branch was divided into the Utby Branch and the Kortedala Branch.In 1965 the two branches were combined again.In 1977 organized as the Utby Ward.|
|Göteborg 1st Ward||Göteborg och Bohus||1977||Later Called Västra Frölunda Ward.|
|Göteborg 2nd Ward||Göteborg och Bohus||1977||Later called the Utby Ward.|
|Halmstad Branch||Halland||1856||In 1996 was organized at the Halmstad Ward.Membership Records from 1853 to 1930.|
|Halmstad Ward||Halland||1996||Before 1996 known as Halmstad Branch.|
|Handen Ward||Stockholm||1986|| Formed from parts of the Stockholm 2nd and 4th Wards and also the Västerhaninge Ward.
Haninge Ward Stockholm 1986 Name later changed to Västerhaninge Ward.
|Helsingborg Branch||Malmöhus||1853||Membership Records from 1853 to 1951.|
|Hjo Branch||Skaraborg||LDS Membership Records from 1852 to 1872.|
|Holm||Älvsborg||See Mellerud Branch.|
|Hudiksvall Branch||Västernorrland||1995||Previously had been part of the Sundsvall Branch.|
|Hägersten Branch||Stockholm||1971||Known also as Stockholm’s 3rd Branch.Before 1971 was part of Stockholm’s 1st Branch.|
|Härnösand Branch||Västernorrland||Membership Records from early to 1930.|
|Hässleholm Branch||Kristianstad||1873-1874||Membership Records from 1863 to 1874. In 1992 formed again by dividing the Kristianstad branch.|
|Högmarsö Branch||Stockholm||Membership Records from 1942 to 1949.|
|Hörby Branch||Malmöhus||Membership Records from 1857 to 1874.|
|Jakobsberg Ward||Stockholm||1982||First known as Stockholms 5th Ward. Before 1982 part of Stockholms 1st Ward.|
|Jönköping Branch||Jönköping||1862||For the years 1955 to 1977 there were 2 Branches in Jonköping. They were combined in 1977 to form the Jönköping ward.Membership Records 1862-1930.|
|Jönköping Ward||Jönköping||1977||Formed by combining the 2 Jönköping branches.|
|Kalmar Branch Kalmar 1854 In 1865 became part of the Västervik branch.|
Between 1865 and 1992 Kalmar was
periodically organized. Organized again 1992. LDS Membership Records 1853-1928.
Karlshamn Branch Blekinge 1859
Karlskoga Branch Örebro 1965 After a number of years it was combined with
the Örebro branch. In 1993 was reorganized
as a branch.
Karlskrona branch Blekinge 1871 LDS Membership records – 1871 to 1903
Karlstad Branch Värmland 1862 1877 combined with the Örebro Branch.
1905-1920 known as the Värmland branch
After 1920 known again as the Karlstad branch. LDS membership records – 1856 to 1876.
Katrineholm branch Södermanland 1986 The name of the Vingåker branch was
Changed to Katrineholm in 1986.
Kortedala Branch Göteborg och Bohus 1959 Formed when the Göteborg 2nd Branch was
divided forming the Utby Branch and the Kortedala Branch. In 1965 both branches were combined again. 1977 organized as the Utby Ward.
Kramfors Branch Västernorrland LDS Membership Records – 1931 to 1947
Kristianstad branch Kristianstad 1854 Some periods when no branch organization
existed. Reorganized 1952. LDS Membership
Records – 1863 to 1930.
Kullenberg Branch Malmöhus 1859
Kungsbacka branch Göteborg och Bohus 1982 Divided off from the Göteborg 1st Ward.
Became a ward in 1988.
Kungsbacka Ward Göteborg och Bohus 1988 Previously had been Kungsbacka branch.
Landskrona Branch See Helsingborg Branch
Limhamn Ward Malmöhus 1996 Formed by the dividing of the Slottsstaden
Linköping branch Östergötland 1857 Reorganized 1947. During the years 1975 –
1980, it was a dependent branch. Since 1980 has been an independent branch. LDS
Membership Records – 1857 to 1878.
Ljungstorp Branch Örebro 1858 Named changed in 1860 to the Örebro branch. Prior to 1858 members part of Stockholm Branch.
Lomma Branch Malmöhus 1853 Seacoast village about 7 miles north of Malmö. (Third branch in Sweden)
Luleå branch Norrbotten 1893 LDS Membership Records – 1880 to 1922.
Lund branch Malmöhus 1853 The fourth branch organized in Sweden. 1883 the Trelleborg branch joined the Lund
Branch. Lund joined the Malmö branch 1900.
Lund branch reorganized 1978 when Malmö
branch divided and was called the Skönabäck
branch. In 1994 the name changed back to
the Lund branch. Became the Lund ward in
in 1996. LDS Membership Records – 1852- 1899.
Lund Ward Malmöhus 1996 Previous had been the Lund branch.
Lyngby Branch Malmöhus LDS Membership Records – 1854 to 1869.
Långaröd Malmöhus See Viggarum Branch
Malmö Branch Malmöhus 1853 Second Branch organized in Sweden. For a period of time it was called Slottstaden Branch. In 1996 became the Malmö Ward. LDS Membership Records 1852-1946.
Malmö Ward Malmöhus 1996 Formed from the Malmö branch.
Medelplana Branch Skaraborg LDS Membership Records – 1855 to 1862.
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