Stora Köpinge parish, Sweden Genealogy

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Guide to Stora Köpinge 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.)
Stora Köpinge
Stift 1989- Lund
Pastorat Early Köpinge, Tosterup and Nedraby, -1632 Köpinge and Tosterup (about 1580- 1632), 1632-1961 Stora Köpinge, 1962- Stora Köpinge, Stora Herrestad, Borrie and Öja
Län Malmöhus
Landskap Skåne
Härad Ingelstad
Tingslag 1851-1877 Herrestads härad (part of parish), 1878-1891 Vemmenhögs, Ljunits and Herrestads häraders domsaga (part of parish), 1891- Vemmenhögs, Ljunits and Herrestads häraders domsaga
Domsaga 1878-1891 Vemmenhög, Herrestad and Ljunits härader
Fögderi 1918- Ystad
Länsmansdistrikt add here
Kronofogdedistrikt Malmöhus län
Kommun 1952-1970 Herrestad, 1971- Ystad
Militär indelning Södra Skånes-Regemente: Herresta and Ingelsta Kompanier

Place Names

Fårarp, Kabusa, Lilla Köpinge, Nybrohus, Stora Köpinge, Stora Köpinge skolhus, Svenstorp, Svenstorps kvarn, Svenstorp skolhus,

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Census Records

Church Records

Online Database Church Records

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Family History Library Records

Click Sweden, Malmöhus 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, Malmöhus and then select your parish.

Military Records

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Riksarkivet. "Stora Köpinge Församling." Nationell ArkivDatabas (NAD). January 2011 

Stora Köpinge Församling Husförhörslängd 1835 - 1840 Ortregister