Gävleborg: Hamra parish, Sweden Genealogy

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

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

1855 Hamra was formed as a "kapellag out of Los, 1931 Hamra became an "annexförsamling".
Gävleborg: Hamra
Stift Uppsala ärkestift
Pastorat -1846 Orsa, 1846-11-01- Los
Län Gävleborg
Landskap Hälsingland
Härad not applicable
Tingslag -1927 Ljusdals, 1928-1970 Västra Hälsinglands domsagas
Domsaga -1770 Hälsinglands, 1771-1820 Hälsinglands norra, 1821-1970 Västra Hälsinglands, 1971-1973 Västra Hälsinglands tingsrätts, 1974- Ljusdals tingsrätts
Fögderi 1931- Ljusdals fögderi
Länsmansdistrikt add here
Kronofogdedistrikt add here
Kommun 1863-1970 Los, 1971- Ljusdal
Militär indelning see Los
FamilySearch I.D. 6372174
NAD Ref Code SE/HLA/1010061

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Jurisdictional Information from: Riksarkivet. "Hamra Församling." Nationell ArkivDatabas (NAD). April 2015 http://www.nad.riksarkivet.se/