Söderala parish, Sweden Genealogy

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1620 Söderhamn broke off from Söderala, 1828 Maråker broke off from Söderala, 1896 Maråker was incorported in Söderala as a "kapellag" with the name Ljusne, 1914 Bergvik broke off from Söderala, 1917 Ljusne broke off.
Stift Uppsala ärkestift
Pastorat -1620 Söderala, 1620-1635 Söderala och Söderhamn, 1635-1828 Söderala, 1828-1896 Söderala och Maråker (se Ljusne), 1896-1913 Söderala, 1914-1917 Söderala och Bergvik, 1917-1961 Söderala, Ljusne och Bergvik, 1962- Söderala, Ljusne, Bergvik och Mo
Län -1762 Västernorrland, 1762- Gävleborg
Landskap Hälsingland
Härad not applicable
Tingslag -1693 Söderala, 1694-1876 Norrala, 1877-1906 Södra Hälsinglands östra, 1907-1947 Ala, 1948-1970 Sydöstra Hälsinglands domasagas
Domsaga -1770 Hälsingland, 1771-1906 Hälsinglands södra, 1907-1970 Sydöstra Hälsingland, 1971- Sydöstra Hälsinglands tingsrätts, 1972- Bollnäs
Fögderi 1720-1917 Södra Hälsingland, 1918- Söderhamns fögderi
Länsmansdistrikt -1941 Söderala
Kronofogdedistrikt add here
Kommun 1863-1970 Söderala, 1971- Söderhamn
Militär indelning 1:a Norrlands 1:a Kompani
Nya Ord. Båtsmans-Roteringen
Extra Båtsmans-Roteringen
FamilySearch I.D. 6372498
NAD Ref Code SE/HLA/1010201

Place Names

Berga, Bergvik, Bers,
Dymmelbo, Dåbo (Dåbro),
Ellne, Engbo se Ängbo,
Heden, Hov, Hå,
Kinsta Sunnanhed se Sunnanhed, Kultebo,
Ljusne masugn, Lund, Lynäs,
Mar, Mariedal, Maråker, Maråkers bruk, Myssje,
Norrbyn, Norrljusne, Nybo,
Renskalla, Ringnäs, Rosenvall,
Siggesta, Skale, Storberget, Sund, Sunnanhed, Sunnanå, Säteråker, Sörljusne,
Valla, Vansäter, Vedtjära,

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Söderala parish, Husförhörslängd AI:15a and AI:15b 1836-1845, Ort register.

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