Ronneby: Landsförsamling parish, Sweden Genealogy

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

Ronneby: Landsförsamling
Stift Lund
Pastorat -1640 Ronneby
1640-1682 Ronneby and Backaryd
1682-1771 Ronneby
1771-1796 Ronneby and Backaryd
1796- Ronneby
Län Blekinge
Landskap Blekinge
Härad 1679-1881 Medelstad hd
Tingslag not applicable
Domsaga Ronneby
Fögderi 1944- Ronneby
Länsmansdistrikt add here
Kronofogdedistrikt Blekinge län
Kommun 1952-1970 Ronneby stad
1971- Ronneby
Militär indelning Blekinge Båtsmanskompanier
FamilySearch I.D. 6373956
NAD Ref Code SE/LLA/13541


Ronneby Landsförsamling has never been an official parish. The records for this parish were kept by Ronneby församling until 1879 when the records were divided between Staden and the parish.

Place Names

Angelskog, Askeboda
Björkekärr, Bokön, Bommerstorp, Bredåkra, Brotorpet, Bussemåla, Bustorp, Bökevik,
Dammhult, Djupadal, Dragsnäs, Droppemåla,
Ebbamåla, Ettebro,
Fiskareby, Fornanäs, Fröjdadal,
Gammalstorp, Guttamåla,
Hasselstad, Hjortseryd, Hjälmseryd, Hulta, Hyndekulla, Häggatorp, Härstorp,
Kalleberga, Kalleberga Kvarn, Kallinge, Kallinge Kvarn, Karlsnäs, Karlstorp, Kartaby, Kroksjömåla, Kättorp, Kölja,
Lockansmåla, Långgöl, Långkärra,
Möljeryd, Möllenäs,
Norra Bygget,
Påtorp, Pänseryd,
Risanäs, Risatorp, Rustorp, Rönninge,
Saltärna, Saxemara, Sigfridsmåla, Sjöhaga, Skarup, Skärvsgatehus, Skönevik, Spjälkö, Stickelön, Stubbemåla, Svanevik, Svengsholmen, Svenstorp, Svenstorpsmåla, Svinahaga, Södra Bygget, Sörby,
Torneryd, Trolleboda, Tubbarp,
Vieryd, Värperyd,
Östra Hult,

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

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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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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, “Ronneby församling”, at Nationell ArkivDatabas (NAD). November 2011.

Ronneby församling husförhörslängd 1850-1856,

Ortregister. Skatteverket. "Ronneby landsförsamling." Förteckning (Sveriges församlingar genom tiderna). March 2011 Sveriges församlingar genom tiderna