Kyrkhult parish, Sweden Genealogy

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Guide to Kyrkhult parish, Sweden Genealogy 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.)
Stift Lund
Pastorat Kyrkhult
Län Blekinge
Landskap Blekinge
Härad Lister hd
Tingslag not applicable
Domsaga Sölvesborg
Fögderi 1918-1946 Karlshamn
1946-1966 Sölvesborg
1967- Karlshamn
Länsmansdistrikt add here
Kronofogdedistrikt Blekinge län
Kommun 1952-1966 Kyrkhult
1967-1970 Olofströms köping
1971- Olofström
Militär indelning Blekinge Båtsmanskompanier
FamilySearch I.D. 6373564
NAD Ref Code SE/LLA/13225

Place Names

Abborremåla, Agngölsmåla,
Baggamåla, Bengtsboda, Björkefall, Brännarebyggden, Brödhult, Brödhult (Lilla), Brödhult (Stora), Byamåla, Bymåla, Bytaremåla, Båtsman,
Falsehult, Farabol, Fågleboda,
Hallandsboda, Hemsjöhult, Härnäs, Höghult,
Karamåla, Kopparemåla, Kräftemåla, Kullan, Kyrkhult, Kåraboda, Källeboda, Käringebygden,
Levershult, Lilla Brödhult, Lilla Ry, Läslista, Lönnemåla,
Mulatorp, Månasken, Möllelycke, Mörbohult, Mörkamåla,
Ry, Rönult, Rönåsm, Röshult,
Skrubbeboda, Skälmershult, Slagesnäs, Slätten, Snöfleboda, Spinkamåla, Stora Brödhult,
Vilshult, Väghult, Västra Rönås,
Östra Rönås,

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, Blekinge Records for a full listing of microfilmed records (some digitized online) at the Family History Library, that may be viewed on loan at a Family History Center near you. Click on "Places within Sweden, Blekinge" and then select your parish.

Military Records

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Societies and Libraries

Help Reading Swedish Records

Help Reading Old Handwriting

Help With Research Objectives and Strategies

  • First find the birth and baptism record of your ancestor. Once you know his date and place of birth and his parents' names, you can locate the family in the Household Examination Records.
  • Search every Household Examination Record that your ancestor appears on (from birth to death). You will pick up valuable clues along the way, find children who died young, and establish correct family member relationships.
  • All birth, marriage, or death dates found in Household Examination Records need to be verified in the actual birth, marriage, or death records.
  • Pay attention to relationship titles, occupations, military status, and remarks. See word list for Vocabulary for Household Examination Records.
  • Dates are written in the European order of day, month, and year.

See Sweden Research Strategies for locating various records in specific time periods.


Jurisdictional information from: Riksarkivet, “Kyrkhult”, at Nationell ArkivDatabas (NAD). October 2011. Kyrkhult , husförhörslängd 1865-1875, Ortregister.