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Kommun
(commune)

Närke

Hallsberg
Hallsbergs kommun is located at the centre of province Närke in Örebro län, SW of Örebro.
Pop: 16 1643 (1976). Central city:
Hallsberg.
 
Socknar
Hallsberg Bo Sköllersta Svennevad Viby
Old Names Skyllersta Svennevads övra Övre Svennevad Svin(n)evad
Topic Name Description Link L
General SCB# 1861      
Kommun Home page Current and historical info   S
Facts        
Churches Descriptions (RAÄ) Swedish state church buildings   S
Tingslag Hallsbergs tingslag: Kumla, Hardemo, Grimstens and Sundbo härader.
Specific Guides      
Örebro län Forskarkällan Very rich site. Most socknar in Örebro län. RECOMMENDED >Go> S
Local sites      
Hallsberg town Became a köping in 1908. Part of Kumla hd. Pop 2 960 (1940). Very important railway junction. cf Kommun ref. above.
Hallsberg SCB# 186101. Pop 8 536 (1978), 2 115 (1940, excl Hallsberg town)
Viby SCB# 186102. Part of Grimstens hd. Pop 3 295 (1981), 3 665 (1940).
Church originally built in the middle ages was substantially changed in 1763-72.
Do not confuse with Viby sn in Vifolka hd, Mjölby kommun, Östergötland province OR Viby village in Kristianstads kommun, Kristianstad län, Skåne province..
Sköllersta SCB# 186104. Before 1923-06-29 named Skyllersta. Part of Sköllersta hd. Pop 3 938 (1980), 3 050 (1940). Includes Pålsboda town (once a municipalsamhälle).
Church built in the 13th century with 3 naves and rich decorations from the time. Pulpit from 1597.
Svennevad SCB# 186105. Also at times spelled Svinevad or Svinnevad. Part of Sköllersta hd. Pop: 548 (1980), 1 190 (1940).
Church built in 1786 has an altarpiece by Pehr Hörberg.
Specific Sources      

SCB# = SCB Id number. RAÄ = Riksantikvarieämbetet. "hd" = härad.
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