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Kumla kommun is located at the centre of province Närke in Örebro län, 17 km SW of Örebro city.
Pop: 17 624 (1978). Central city:
Kumla, pop abt 11 500  (1978).
Ekeby Hardemo Kumla
Topic Name Description Link L
General SCB# 1881      
Kommun Home page Current and historical info   S
Churches Descriptions (RAÄ) Swedish state church buildings.   S
Specific Guides      
Örebro län Forskarkällan Very rich site. Most socknar in Örebro län. RECOMMENDED >Go> S
Geneal. Soc. Kumla Släktforskarklubb Swe and Eng sites have different content. Sve . Eng B
Local sites      
Kumla city 1900: Converted to a municipalsamhälle.
1942: City privileges.
From mid-1800 well known for many shoe factories, second only to Örebro. In 1939 55 factories employed 1 829 persons. Some large ones were: A.G.Anderssons AB, C.A.Jonssons skofabriks AB, Kumla skofabrik, C.G.Ströms AB. Most of those are closed now. Kumla prison, a national, high security institution, opened in 1965.
Pop: abt 11 500.
Kumla SCB# 188101. Pop: 15 905 (1978), 10 340 (1939). The major part of the parish today is Kumla city. Church was built in 1829-35, destroyed by fire in 1968 and rebuilt in 1972.
Church books: Births: 1697-, HFL: 1723-
Do not confuse with Kumla fg in Mjölby kommun, Östergötlands län (E) OR Kumla fg in Sala kommun in Västmanlands län (U).
Hardemo SCB# 188102. Located SW of Kumla city. Part of Hardemo hd. Pop: 698 (1976), 1 290 (1940). Church built in 1766 but the tower was built in the 13th century.
Church books: Births: 1688-, HFL: 1707-
Ekeby SCB# 188103. Part of Sköllersta hd. Pop: 1 070 (1940).
Church books: Births: 1688-, HFL: 1739-
Do not confuse with Ekeby sn in Gotland province OR Ekeby sn (Ekby) in Luggude hd, Malmöhus län OR Ekeby sn in Olands hd, Uppland province OR Ekeby sn in Göstrings hd, Östergötland province..

Socken site

(G Ekberg). Socken description, domböcker, sockenstämmor, soldiers, photos Rich site ! Home  
Specific Sources      
Church Books Kumla Släktforskarklubb Births: Kumla >Go> S
Bouppteckningar Kumla Släktforskarklubb (probate records). Kumla hd 1740-1905, Hardemo hd 1738-1905. >Go> S

SCB# = SCB Id number. RAÄ = Riksantikvarieämbetet. "fg" = församling (parish), "hd" = härad.
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