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Östergötland Landskap
(province)
Landskap Östergötland is the about same area as Östergötlands län. It belongs to Linköpings stift ( diocese). Abbr.: Ög
Central cities: Norrköping and Linköping (together 60% of pop). Area: 9 987 sqkm. Pop: 389 757 (1981).
Härader: List Härader: Map Map all parishes
Kommuner
Boxholm Finspång Kinda Linköping Mjölby Motala Norrköping
Söderköping Vadstena Valdemarsvik Ydre Åtvidaberg Ödeshög  
 
Topic Name Description Link L
General SCB# 05      
Local History Centre for Local History, Linköping Univ. Rich source for history and old culture >Go> S
Culture Kulturarv, Linköping University. >Go> S
Regional Östgöta Genealogiska Förening Regional Genealogical Association S
Hembygdsföreningar Local Heritage Societies Links page S
Current Info Östergötland på Internet Current info about the province, many links Places S
DIS Östergötland Föreningen för datorhjälp i släktforskningen Computers in Genealogy. General genealogy site >Go> S
Facts        
Härader Division into härader. "Större delen" = Major part, "Mindre del" = minor part, "hälften" = half >Go> S
Härader Map of all parishes and list of härader with socken list for each >Go> S
Churches Descriptions (RAÄ) Swedish state church buildings   S
Gårdsregister List of farms, Northern Östergötland county Socknar: Godegård, Hällestad, Kristberg, Ljung, Regna, Risinge, Skedevi, Tjällmo, Vreta Kloster med Stjärnorp, Vånga >Go> S
Specific Guides      
Local sites      
Boxholm Kommun home page.
- Churches: Go "Turism - Kyrkor".
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Local heritage societies: Go "Föreningar - Hembygd .." (Ekeby, Malexander and Åsbo have them).
 
Motala Kommun home page.
Kommun facts Go "Motalafakta"
Maps Go "Kartor"
Local history Go "Motalafakta" - "Historia"
Local societies Go "Kultur" -  "Föreningar"

Places: Borensberg, Medevi, Övralid, Godegård, Tjällmo and Fornåsa. (Check the Kommun home page above)

 
Söderköping Kommun home page.
- Local societies for history and culture: Go "Föreningsregister", select "Kultur" and click "Sök" Use "bygdegårdsförening", "hembygdsförening" and "byalag".
 
Vadstena Kommun home page.
Local societies: Select "Kultur & Fritid" - click "Visa val". Go "Föreningsregister"
Local societies for history and culture Look for "bygdegårdsförening", "hembygdsförening" and "byalag"
Tourist info Select "Turism"
 
Churches
Sankt Per - "Rödtornet" (the Red Tower) is no longer in use as a church
but instead used by the town council. All except the tower was demolished in 1829 but it is still used as a bell tower (the other city church has no bells). See pictures here
 
Åtvidaberg Old and new Church Descriptions (RAÄ)   S
Article on emigration of 67 people in 1856, Åtvid parish. Database in the local library S
SCB# 0561. Socknar:
Åtvid:
Björsäter
: SE of Linköping, Bankekinds hd.
List of all villages/farms. Pop: 731 (1974), 1 415 (1940). Parts of a 14th century church are preserved in the museum.
Family data: I R Pettersson. Also other parishes nearby.  
Family data: Nils Björling.  
Family data: H B Bengtsson  
Grebo:
Värna
:
Yxnerum
:
Björsäter kommun, now part of Åtvidaberg kn, included Björsäter, Grebo, Värna and Yxnerum sn.
 
Ödeshög Kommun home page.  
Vifolka härad H Mosén: Description of sources. For a list of socknar in this härad see above >Go> S
Specific Sources   >GO>  

SCB# = SCB Id number. RAÄ =Riksantikvarieämbetet. "sn" = socken, "kn" = kommun.
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